Similarities Between John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice And Men'

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Penguin Readers Factsheets T e a c h e r’s n o t e s level E 1 2 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 3 4 5 6 ELEMENTARY S U M M A R Y eorge Milton and Lennie Small are two ranch workers, who dream of owning a small farm one day. George acts like a father to Lennie, who is physically large but intellectually slow. Lennie loves animals and soft things, such as mice and rabbits. But his physical strength causes problems, so George has to watch out for him. The two men have been traveling together in California and have just gotten a job on a ranch. They start saving money for their future. When they arrive, they meet an old man, Candy, who tells them about the other ranch hands. Curly, the boss’s son is small and hates big strong…show more content…
What is Weed? What do you know about Weed? What do you know about Lennie? Read the Introduction, then circle the best word in each sentence. (a) Lenny loves rabbits/cars. (b) Lenny is a small/big man. (c) Sometimes Lenny is bad/scared. (d) George is kind/unkind to Lennie. (e) Sometimes Lenny makes vegetables/trouble. (b) “Why do you want a ............. mouse?” (c) “There was ............. in Weed, Lennie.” (d) “We’re going to work on a .............?” asked Lennie. (e) “I want another mouse…I like to ............. them.” (f) “Let’s eat now, Lennie.” “I want ............., George.” (g) “We’ll live off the ............. of the land,” Lennie shouted happily. (h) There were eight beds in the .............. (i) “I’m as strong as a .............,” said…show more content…
Carlson Curley George Candy Lennie the boss Slim (a) ............. is small with a dark face and quick eyes. His arms and legs are thin. (b) ............. is tall and wide and his walk is slow and heavy. (c) ............. is a short fat man. (d) ............. is a thin angry young man with brown eyes. He has a pretty little wife. (e) ............. is an old man. He doesn’t have many friends on the farm. (f) ............. is the best worker on the farm. He speaks slowly and he is very smart. (g) ............. is a strong man with a large stomach. 2 Write the correct word in each sentence. horse ketchup drink pet dead fat trouble bastard farm bunkhouse (a) The bigger man was very thirsty, so he started to ............. from the green pool.
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