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2 JEOPARDY Short Story Unit - Advanced 8

3 Categories “Tell Tale Heart” “Tell Tale Heart” “Medicine Bag” “Land & Water” Literary Terms Reading Strategies Story Vocab.

4 Edgar Allan Poe Who is the author of “The Tell Tale Heart”?

5 A loud shriek was heard. Why were the police summoned to the crime by a neighbor?

6 He wants to reassure the old man. Why does the narrator greet the old man so nicely every morning?

7 He puts it under the floorboards in the old man’s bedroom. How does the narrator dispose of the old man’s body?

8 What is the loud pounding of the dead man’s heart mean, and what does it cause? The loud pounding is only heard by the narrator and is a sign of his guilt. It causes him to confess to the police.

9 Who is the narrator of “The Medicine Bag” story? Martin, the grandson

10 Why does Grandpa collapse after first arriving at the house ? He fainted from heat exhaustion.

11 What can the reader infer about Grandpa when he dresses in fancy clothes to meet Martin’s friends? He is sensitive to Martin’s insecurities.

12 What happened first to Grandpa’s father? He went on a vision quest.

13 What is the main reason for Grandpa’s unannounced visit? Grandpa wants to give Martin the medicine bag and pass along his Sioux history before he dies.

14 The plot of “The Land & the Water” is most dependent on what? The setting of the story.

15 What is the main conflict in “The Land & the Water” ? Individual vs. Nature

16 What do the land and the sea symbolize in the narrator’s mind ? LAND = SAFETY SEA = DANGER

17 What happened first in “The Land & the Water” ? The narrator and her sister were working on the dock.

18 How does the author create suspense in “The Land & the Water” ? The search was interrupted by the storm.

19 In which strategy do you ask questions about the events, title, characters, and then read to find the answers? #1: QUESTION

20 In which step should you think about the story, consider it as a whole, and decide what it means to you? #5: PULL IT TOGETHER

21 Daily Double “Don’t Choke!”

22 In which step do you stop to find the answers to your questions, check your predictions, & make new ones based on new info.? # 3 CLARIFY

23 In which step do you decide what happens next based on clues in the story and your own experiences? #2 PREDICT

24 In which step do you stop to review the main events and identify the important parts of the story? #4 SUMMARIZE

25 The force that opposes the hero is called the ___? ANTAGONIST

26 The sequence of events, required in short stories, is called the ____. PLOT:exposition, initial event, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

27 What is the position/perspective from which a story is told to a reader? Point of View - 1st person, 3rd person limited, 3rd person omniscient

28 What is the central message, concern, or insight into a story called? THEME

29 When is the background information that introduces the setting, characters, and situation given in a story? EXPOSITION (step one in plot) (step one in plot)

30 glowing in the dark 1.LUMINOUS

31 a string tie with a sliding decorative piece BOLO

32 IMPENETRABLE not able to be passed through

33 SAGACIT Y high intelligence & sound judgement

34 Daily Double “Don’t Choke!”

35 1.DISSIMULATION the hiding of one’s feelings or purposes


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