The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse

Modern Mice

Work Time

Consider how you might retell the story “The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse.”

  • How would you modernize this story?
  • What concrete details would you use today to contrast the lives of those in the cities with those in the suburbs or country if you wanted to show that a simpler life is best?

Open Notebook

Work in trios to come up with concrete details, and share them with your classmates.