Of Mice and Men Chapter 3 Lesson – Character Comparison


Awesome Of Mice and Men chapter 3 activity to help students understand the similarities between Candy + his dog and George + Lennie. Also a great activity to help students to start thinking about foreshadowing in the book!

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Students will:

  • Identify specific details revealed about George and Lennie’s American Dream in the book.
  • Find specific quotes related to George and Lennie’s American Dream.
  • Identify specific events from chapter 3 that could possibly hinder George and Lennie from achieving their American Dream.

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1. American Dream Analysis Activity

  • Find textual evidence detailing George and Lennie’s American Dream
  • Identify events/people that can impact their chances of achieving their American Dream.
  • Explain what it means to “Live off the fatta a lan.”


2. Answer Key


File Type: PDF & Google Slides

Editable: No

Total Pages: 11

Content Pages: 5



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