Of Mice and Men full scheme of work- 100 slide PPT PLUS resources - fiction

This resource is a mammoth 100 slide PPT scheme (+ resources) for the novel Of Mice and Men, designed to be studied with mid to high ability year 9 students. It is an excellent novel for wider reading in order to build pupils’ knowledge and skills in preparation for GCSE English Literature. Approx 15-18 lessons worth

The PPT explores the following aspects of the novel:

  • Initial setting and atmosphere
  • Language analysis/ effect
  • Quote finding examining
  • Themes
  • Characterisation - George and Lennie
  • Character relationships
  • Context - The Great Depression and itinerant workers
  • Character mini quiz
  • The bunkhouse
  • Crooks and Candy analysis and quote discussion
  • Tracking changes in character
  • Conflict
  • Cyclical structures
  • The brush
  • Examples of literature style analytical writing
  • Curley’s wife
  • Focus on imagery, language and key extracts
  • Further examples of literature style writing on CW
  • Crooks’ room and the importance of all settings
  • The ending - prediction and reflections
  • Microcosm
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  • OMAM-full-scheme.pptx
  • ch-6-the-brush.docx
  • curleys-wife-intro-and-death.docx
  • key-extracts-curleys-wife.docx
  • key-quotes.docx
  • LennieSmall.doc
  • characters-tasks.pub
  • characters-tasks.pdf

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Created: Jan 17, 2020

Updated: Feb 6, 2020

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