Zip file download includes TWO 4-5 question quizzes with answer/explanation keys aligned to the Maryland Reading HSA (10th grade). It can be used in conjunction with a 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. These are great for mini-lessons within a larger unit or for test-prep.
The quizzes assess students' knowledge of grammar, parts of speech, sentence combining, characterization and use of context clues (MD CLG 1.2.1, 3.1.3, 3.1.5, and 3.1.9; CCSS CC.9-10.W.4, CC.9-10.W.5, CC.9-10.R.L.1, CC.9-10.R.L.4, and CC.9-10.R.L.9).