The Grapes of Wrath

Author John Steinbeck's classic American novel The Grapes of Wrath tells the story of Tom Joad and his struggling family, who are forced from their farm during the Dust Bowl. As they travel west, the family is challenged by personal tragedy, social injustice and economic disparities. With this content pack, students will be able to recreate the novel's key scenes. Additional exercises could include identifying the internal and external conflicts, analyzing character traits, describing mood and tone, and defining key vocabulary. Apply the keyword #The Grapes of Wrath to show all content from this pack in the Comic Maker.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Into Literature (6-12) — Into Literature, Grade 10, Unit 5.