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This comprehensive assessment resource pack will help you measure how well students are understanding Of Mice and Men. Students' completion of the chapter quizzes, literary quizzes, literary test, and essays will show how well they can apply literary skills taught throughout a unit. This resource is also technology friendly! It can be utilized in classrooms where computers or tablets are central to instruction because the resource has been adapted for digital completion. The resource includes links for students to complete the assessments in Google Forms. For instance, students can work with the documents in Google Drive™ or via Google Classroom. With these links, you can have students complete their assessments online. All they will have to do is fill out the Google Form! There are links for every assessment, making the format friendly not only for technology but also trees. The resources include:
Chapter Mini-Quizzes: The chapter mini-quizzes assess students’ understanding of each chapter. Each quiz asks eight comprehension questions related to the events of each chapter. The quiz can be used at the end of class or if assigning reading for homework, can assess whether or not students did, in fact, complete their work. An answer key is included.
Comprehension and Literary Quizzes: The two comprehension and literary quizzes assess students on the events, characters, and details of the novel. For every three chapters of the novel, the quizzes include a variety of question types including: sequence of events, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and short answer questions. Answer keys for each quiz are included.
Final Test: The final test asks students to apply the various literary skills they’ve developed through a study of the novel. Each question is aligned to a specific skill and, in turn, a specific Common Core State Standard. The first part of the test is a character quote matching section. The second part contains 14 multiple-choice questions, and the final part asks 6 short answer questions requiring a written response. An answer key is included.
Essays: This resource contains five different essay questions. The questions are aligned to literary skills and are also Common Core aligned. Suggestions for answers/topics are included.
Final Reflection: On the last day of the unit, students can spend class time reflecting on their experience through the unit reflection questions. The reflection asks specific questions about individual experiences that can then serve as a way to guide future implementation of resources.
Exit Ticket Forms: The forms can serve as a small skills assessment at the end of a lesson. The ticket has room for a question-of-the-day as well as an effort rating.
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