Instructional guide helps students analyze a well-known story about friendship and loss. Encourage them to depict the struggles that Lennie and George face in their relationship by completing rigorous yet fun activities and lessons. Readers will enjoy analyzing this title while reveling in the life lessons they take away from it. Analyzing story elements in multiple ways, close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will walk away with after interacting with the appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities. Written to support a well-known novel, each activity and lesson work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend rich, complex literature. Instructional guide is designed for students attending 9th-grade to 12th-grade.