This is a picture from the Great Depression, I believe that its relative to our story not just because of the story itself, but because it accurately portrays the way of life for George and Lennie. Through the story, it talks about the desperation for jobs and how hard it is to get eve n a low paying one, these two men in the picture above I believe represent that struggle for economical security in their lives
Slim's image- This image is of a tall slim guy in a 1930's wear. Slim was also a tall skinny person.Slim can seem like a a good person that doesn't want a lot of trouble. The text states, " Yeah. Big tall skinner. You'll see him at dinner." (steinbeck 23)
This lapbook is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Students may research or show what they have learned by writing different facts on the provided blank lines about each Term Associated with the Great Depression.
The term "hobo" has a variety of possible origins: hoboes were not tramps or bums, but migratory workers. Hoboes during the Great Depression were often fathers who had lost their jobs. Sometimes they were women looking for work, or teenagers whose parents could no longer afford to feed them. 2 million men and 8000 women road the rails during the Dirty Thirties. As many as 6,500 hoboes were killed each year.