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Of Mice and Men Research Expedition

You are about to embark on a research expedition to discover what life was like in the 1930s. Of Mice and Men is set in California during the Great Depression. It follows two migrant workers, George and Lennie, as they struggle to fulfill their dreams. In order to better understand their plight, you will be exploring several websites to increase your background knowledge before getting into the book.

Check out the websites listed below to help you answer the questions found on Google Classroom. The questions should help you start thinking about some of the writing topics.


Use the entire period to do your research, spending at least a few minutes at each website.

Answer questions linked on Google Classroom.