Travel to a strange land and find out what it's like to be a piece in a chess game.
A variety of question styles ensure students stay engaged with the novel and better enjoy the story. Compare Alice's movements in the mirror world to that of a pawn in the game of chess. Answer a series of multiple choice questions to show comprehension of Alice and the Queen's interaction. Using details gathered throughout the novel, draw a map of the looking-glass world. Become familiar with synonyms by finding words that mean the same as the underlined words found in the text. Compare the real world to the looking-glass world by describing events and actions that take place in both. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, our worksheets incorporate a variety of scaffolding strategies along with additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key.
About the Novel:
Through the Looking-Glass is a fantastical story about a mirrored world beyond the reflective glass. The story follows Alice six months after her adventures in Wonderland. This time, Alice climbs through the mirror on top of her mantelpiece and finds herself in an alternate world from her own. Alice soon becomes part of a large-scale chess game, where she meets strange and interesting characters through her journey. Traveling the land, Alice meets Tweedledum and Tweedledee, learns of the Walrus and the Carpenter, runs into the Red and White Kings and Queens before being crowned Queen herself. Through the Looking-Glass is a strange tale of chess, strategy, and imagination. A great companion to the Disney movie, Alice Through the Looking Glass with Johnny Depp.