ERIC Number: ED476283
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
"The Grapes of Wrath": Scrapbooks and Artifacts. Ethnographic Field Studies in Fiction. Learning Page Lesson Plan.
Specht, Linda; Lackey, David
This three-week high school American Literature lesson plan guides students to show how cultural artifacts from "The Grapes of Wrath" support one of the book's many themes. The teacher's guide describes the five lessons that constitute this lesson plan: (1) ethnography; (2) photo analysis; (3) oral history; (4) material artifacts and textual support; and (5) museum exhibition. Evaluation methods and extension activities are included. Contains links to a variety of resources. (PM)
Descriptors: Cultural Images, Ethnography, Lesson Plans, Literary Criticism, Museums, Novels, Oral History, Photographs, Secondary Education, Symbols (Literary), Teacher Developed Materials, United States Literature
The Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave, SE, Washington, DC 20540. Tel: 202-707-5000. For full text: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/index.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.