This packet provides active reading notes that engage students to take a critical and in-depth view of the characters, conflicts, themes, concepts, and symbols in Of Mice and Men. It serves as an effective method to spark class discussion and student reflection about the book. My students were able to develop a deep understanding of this book and take part in meaningful class discussions about it with these active reading notes. It is aligned with Common Core State Standards. It pairs perfectly with my other resources for Of Mice and Men.