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Teacher Resources

Susan Sillinglaw and William GillyInterview with Directors Shillinglaw and Gilly on NEH EdSITEMENT:
Tracking John Steinback in "The Grapes of Wrath"

How to Organize a Steinbeck Book or Film Discussion Group (PDF, 404KB)

Followup: Impact of Institute on Teaching

Outline of Unit on Short Stories and Basics of Literary Analysis

Please browse the lesson plans below prepared by NEH Steinbeck scholars in the 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013,  2016 & 2018 Institutes

The Long Valley


Of Mice and Men


The Grapes of Wrath


Log from the Sea of Cortez


Cannery Row


East of Eden


The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights


The Red Pony


Cross-Text Lessons


Writing About Place


Creative Writing


The Pearl


Finally, here are a few resources collected by the staff that don't fit in any specific place.

We will add more things here as we find them