The Pearl Lesson Plans
by John Steinbeck

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  • The Pearl eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to explain the central lesson of the parable; discuss the role that colonialism plays in the novella; cite examples that demonstrate Kino’s gradual loss of humanity; describe Juana’s outlook on life and how she differs from Kino; explain the...

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  • The Pearl eNotes Essential Lessons

    Each of the following lessons is geared to a specific skill category and Common Core standard. It includes a step-by-step guide to teaching the lesson as well as handouts, assessments, modification, and enrichment activities. The lessons follow accompany the short story of The Pearl by John Steinbeck. Table of Contents: Lesson 1:...

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  • The Pearl eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    Why is it so important that Kino find a pearl of some value? What does the “Song of the Pearl That Might Be” suggest about how he is feeling as he gathers the oysters? Sometimes Juana observes Christian customs; sometimes she prays to the ancient gods of her people. Why do you suppose...

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