Welcome: Of Mice and Men -
Description: Students will research the Dust Bowl and study images from this bleak and challenging period in American history. Their quest will culminate in having to write a diary or journal entry from a teenager's point of view, pretending they are someone who might have lived during this period.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: English / Language Arts
Keywords: Dust Bowl: The American Dream; California; Migrant Farm Workers; poverty
Author(s): Cindy Ortiz