Curley’s Wife; Steve Jobs Commencement Speech

8 Feb


9th Grade:

Today we will finish chapter 4 of Of Mice and Men.

As we read, create a STEAL Chart for Curley’s Wife.

Writing Piece…

Next time we meet, we will be writing one of the following prompts:

Explain how John Steinbeck’s Characterization of any character helps him develop his theme of

a. The Importance of Friendship
b. The Destructiveness of Loneliness

12th Grade:

We will watch Steve Jobs’ commencement speech to Stanford University. Notice how Jobs uses 3 anecdotes to illustrate the advice he gives the graduates. This is a great model of what is expected of your Anecdote Piece.


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