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Back to OMAM!. We will finish the book this week, do some writing, complete another project…. Do Now.

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back to omam

Back to OMAM!

We will finish the book this week, do some writing, complete another project….

do now
Do Now

Crooks makes the statement, “Just like heaven. Ever’body wants a little piece of lan’. I read plenty of books out here. Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.” What does he mean by this statement? Do you agree, why or why not?

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Information
  • Missing Journals and Do Nows

- every week for the next 27 weeks

- pay attention to due dates

  • New Vocabulary Unit
  • Self-evaluation forms

- get these turned in

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Abridge – (v.) To Make Shorter

Synonyms – shorten, condense, abbreviate

Antonyms – Expand, Enlarge, Augment

Many presentations were abridged and did not meet the requirements for the assignment.

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Adherent – (n.) a follower, supporter;

(adj.) attached, sticking to

Synonyms – (n.) disciple

Antonyms – (n.) opponent, adversary, critic,

Lennie is an adherent to George’s directions.

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Do Now

Crooks makes the statement, “Just like heaven. Ever’body wants a little piece of lan’. I read plenty of books out here. Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.” What does he mean by this statement? Do you agree, why or why not?

crooks view on life
Crooks’ view on life
  • Fatalistic

- What does this mean?

- No matter how hard you try, one can never reach their dreams. People just wish their lives away and never get the opportunity to reach “heaven.”

  • Why does he have this view?

- racism, discrimination, life experiences

other characters views
Other Characters Views…
  • Do other characters feel this way?

- Slim?

- Candy?

- Lenny?

- George?

- Curley’s Wife?

  • Let’s make some guesses here…..
theme power over the weak
Theme – Power over the Weak
  • Slim and Curley
  • Curley and Lennie
  • Lennie and Curley
  • Carlson and Candy
  • Crooks and Lennie
  • Curley’s Wife and Crooks
  • Curley’s Wife and the Ranch Hands