This 4 question quiz is aligned to the Maryland Reading HSA (10th grade). It can be used in conjunction with unit for Of Mice and Men OR as a cold text quiz for students. This is good for connecting grammar and writing WITHIN THE CONTEXT of literature that students read.
The quiz assesses students knowledge of grammar, parts of speech, sentence combining, and use of context clues (MD CLG 3.1.3, 3.1.5, and 3.1.9; CCSS CC.9-10.W.4, CC.9-10.W.5)
The answer key is contained within the Of Mice and Men Cold Reading ZIP FILE download, including explanations for each answer with possible instructional implications and an additional set of 5 questions from another excerpt of Of Mice and Men.