48 "Of Mice and Men" Task Cards: Critical Thinking + Creativity + Engagement

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A highly-engaging set of 48 task cards related to concepts, characters, events and themes found in the classic novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck!

ALL 48 task cards can be used after beginning the novel and are designed to engage students throughout the entire book.

Allow students to master a wide variety of crucial RL standards:

RL 7-12.1: CITE EVIDENCE
RL 7-12.2: THEME, SETTING, PLOT
RL 7-12.3: DIALOGUE + CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
RL 7-12.6: CHARACTER POINT OF VIEW
Task 2: Select a character and create an Facebook/Instagram post that the character might have posted if he or she had an Instagram account (including a picture and comment) that shows the setting of any part of the story. Cite a piece of evidence to support your “social media post”.

Task 21: You’ve just been named “Photographer of the Year” by a popular photography magazine. Now you’re responsible for capturing pictures of significant events throughout the story. Make a list of 5 events that you’ll be sure to capture from the story and explain why you chose those events.

Task 26: Of greatest importance are the animals that Steinbeck uses to symbolize the important ideas in his book.
State what you believe the symbol listed below represents.
Find a quotation from the novel to support your idea.
Symbol: Rabbit


This product includes:

48 UNIQUE task cards
5 UNIQUE Student Response Sheets

Other task card product from Ms. Gs Room 30:
24 Task Cards - Context Clues and Determining Word Meaning - CCSS L.6-12.4
12 Literature Circle Task Cards - Any Novel or Story - Practice Citing Evidence
12 Easter Task Cards - "Did You Know?" Fun Facts with Self-to-Text Connections
Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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48 "Of Mice and Men" Task Cards: Critical Thinking + Creat
48 "Of Mice and Men" Task Cards: Critical Thinking + Creat
48 "Of Mice and Men" Task Cards: Critical Thinking + Creat
48 "Of Mice and Men" Task Cards: Critical Thinking + Creat
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