2. Read pp. 47 - 55. Students need to respond on Kidblog.org to the prompt, "Describe Steinbeck's evening with guests."
3. Watch video: Amarillo Sky by Jason Aldean. Discuss the rural elements of this video.
4. Pass out article from The Des Moines Register on rural Iowa's population. Allow students to read with partners/threesomes and complete the question sheet sent via Google Classroom.
5. Discuss the answers to questions when all students have handed in their question sheets via Google Classroom.