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1 SHORT STORY REVIEW Thank You, Ma’am The Lottery

2 By Langston Hughes Thank You, Ma’am

3 Choose the letter of the correct answer  What is a protagonist? a. Victim b. Theme c. Main character d. Author  Who is the protagonist in Thank You, Ma’am? a. Langston Hughes b. Mrs. Jones c. The pocketbook d. Roger

4 Thank You, Ma’am  Who is the antagonist in the story? a. Mrs. Jones b. The pocket book c. Langston Hughes d. Roger  Roger tries to steal Mrs. Jones’ purse to buy a. Food b. A new CD c. A gift for his mother d. Blue suede shoes

5 Thank You, Ma’am  Mrs. Jones makes Roger ________________. a. Something to eat b. Go to the police c. Call his mother d. A new shirt  Mrs. Jones gives Roger ___________. a. $2 b. $10 c. $20 d. $100

6 Thank You, Ma’am  What personal things do we find out about Roger from this story? a. No one is home even though it’s late b. He has no money c. His face is dirty d. All of the above

7 Thank You, Ma’am Answer the following questions using complete sentences.  What was the external conflict in this story?  What was an internal conflict in this story?  When Mrs. Jones goes behind the screen to prepare supper, why does Roger sit where Mrs. Jones can easily see him?  Give some examples from the story that show Mrs. Jones’ caring personality.

8 By Shirley Jackson The Lottery

9 Write the letter of the correct definition on the line next to the vocabulary word.  ____Profusely  ____Boisterous  ____Reprimands  ____Jovial  ____reluctantly  A. without wanting to  B. happy; friendly  C. scoldings  D. generously  E. noisy; wild

10 Write the letter of the correct definition on the line next to the vocabulary word.  ____Tradition  ____Discarded  ____Preceded  ____Ritual  ____lapse  A. to end  B. threw away or cast off  C. a custom  D. came before  E. the way a thing is regularly done

11 Write the letter of the correct definition on the line next to the vocabulary word  ____Disengaged  ____Precisely  ____recital  A. a performance of music or dance  B. pulled away from  C. correctly

12 The Lottery Choose the letter of the correct answer  Who conducts the lottery? a. Mr. Summers b. Mr. Graves c. Old Man Warner d. Bobby Martin  Why is Mrs. Hutchinson late? a. She was doing laundry b. She was taking a nap c. She forgot it was the day of the lottery d. She was doing dishes

13 The Lottery  Who draws the marked piece of paper during the first lottery? a. Old Man Warner b. Nancy Hutchinson c. Bill Hutchinson d. Jack Watson  How do the people “finish” the lottery? a. By going to eat an early supper b. By celebrating with a dance c. By stoning the “winner” to death d. By burying the “winner” alive

14 The Lottery Answer the following question using complete sentences  Describe the story’s setting-it’s time and place.  What do the townspeople think about the lottery?  How does the way Mrs. Hutchinson acts at the beginning of the story compare with the way she acts when her family is chosen?

15 The Lottery  Explain why it is ironic that Mrs. Hutchinson is the “winner” of the lottery.  Give an example of foreshadowing from the story.


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