Amy Leskow

Story Writing
Making A Card Game
Making A Picture Book

Name____________________________________________ period___________

Due Date_________      Of Mice and Men unit sheet 

C Layer (50 points possible). Credit is earned for learning, which comes about through listening, discussing,, reading and doing. You will be verbally assessed for each activity in this layer that you choose to complete. You must complete this layer before moving on to the next.  

                                                Possible     Points    Date

                                                points        earned 

  1. Choose 20 words from the story that you do  20 _________ ________
  1. Summarize one of the chapters using transitions  10 _________ ________
  1. Create a 20 question multiple choice test with  20 _________ ________
  1. Complete I Wish I Could Write Like That.   10 _________ ________ 
  1. Complete the outline study guide for the novel. 20 _________ ________
  1. Character Wheels. In a  large circle on plain   10 _________ ________

   paper, write one character's name in the center.

   In each quarter of the wheel, list one of the following

   categories and describe the character in terms of it:

   Background, Physical Appearance, Temperament,

   and Ideas. Include four descriptions in each category. 

  1. Complete a Cause and Effect Organizer. On a 10 _________ ________
  1. Make a portrait of a main character that remains  10 _________ ________
  1. Complete the Of Mice and Men fill-in-the-  20 _________ ________

B Layer (30 points possible). Choose one of the activities below. Credit is earned for learning, which comes about through listening, writing , discussion, reading and doing. You will be assessed using the rubric particular to your choice. 

                                                Possible     Points    Date

                                                points        earned 

  1. Create your own story that takes   30 _________ ________
  1. Create a card game that focuses on    30 _________ ________
  1. Create a picure book that tells  30 _________ ________

                                                Possible     Points    Date

                                                points        earned

  1. Is Lenny a realistic portrayal of   20 _________ ________

   an individual with mental retardation?

   2. How did Steinbeck’s life influence    20 _________ ________

   his creation of Of Mice and Men?

   3. Was it moral for George to kill    20 _________ ________