Jon Turner, Middlesex County Academy for Allied Health - Grade Level 9-11
Kevin J. Casey, Pitman High School - Grade Level 10

Lesson Plan: The Thematic Look at Irish Immigration: Okies & the Irish

This project will be a comparative analysis of the thematic issues that appear in both John Steinbeck’s landmark novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and the historical period of 19th century Irish immigration in the United States.  Environment, Immigration, land distribution and Below are the themes that will be explored throughout the unit as well as a brief description of each.

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