A Wrinkle in Time - Interpreting Mrs. Who's Quotes

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Classroom in the Middle
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This extension activity for Madeleine L'Engle's novel, A Wrinkle in Time, includes two fun activity sheets based on Mrs. Who's quotes. In the novel, Mrs. Who got her points across by reciting quotes. This activity asks students to interpret those quotes and relate them to the story.

Each of the two worksheets presents a number of quotes used by Mrs. Who in the story. Students are then asked to tell what each one means in their own words and next to tell what each one means in the context of the story.

These activities support a number of the reading and writing standards.

The Easel version is ready to use with directions and answer boxes for students.

For the complete novel study, see:

A Wrinkle in Time Novel Study

For an additional resource for this novel, and for more novel studies, see the novel studies section of this store.

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Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


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