Of Mice and Men Chapter 2 Discussion/Activities Objectives Today I will be able to: 1. Review and discuss the plot for chapter 2 as we do a cold call activity and go over the study guide questions. 2. Analyze characterization and elements of foreshadowing as we make inferences and predictions from chapter 2 through a writing activity. Cold Call • Take 2 minutes to review the chapter or your • • • study guide questions. Mrs. Hulcher will call on you and ask a question about the plot of chapter 2. Be prepared to answer. This will help us to see if you have read it and if you understand what happened in chapter 2. Discussion of Study Guide Questions for Chapter 2 Have your chapter 2 study guides out. Be prepared to answer. • • • • • Writing Activity for Chapter 2 Choose a passage from Chapter 2 from Of Mice and Men o (at least 10 lines long). o The passage should contain character actions or dialogue. o Write down the page number where you find the passage and explain briefly what happens in it. Explain what you infer about the character(s) from this passage. Explain what words and descriptions specifically lead you to your inference. Are there any elements of foreshadowing here? Explain. Explain any predictions you have about the character(s) or the plot. Reflecting on Writing Activity Share your passage, your inferences and your prediction with your shoulder partner, Take 2 minutes. On a scale of 1-5 write down how well you are able to describe the characters and identify elements of foreshadowing from the passages you wrote about.