Activities, powerpoints and study aids

‘Of Mice and Men’

Some of the links below are to my own pages but many are to other websites.

GCSE Advanced Study Guide for those seeking the highest grades.

Commentary on the last chapter with extracts from the novel and explanation/analysis

Symbolism in the novel: a most informative explanation of Steinbeck’s use of symbols.  Well worth reading.  Although I do not think that the characters themselves should be described as ‘symbols’ per se – instead, it iwould be better to refer to their ‘symbolic function’ or say that they ‘represent …’

The Characters

Curley’s wife



Mostly for teachers

How well do they know the text? – multiple choice activity

Chapter One Activity

The Last Chapter activities

Powerpoint presentation on context

Wide-ranging powerpoint on context, Steinbeck, the characters and themes

Themes activity Grid

NEAB exam questions



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