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2 By Vinicius Desouza And Franciso Gonzalez Music provided by content/uploads/2011/05/Rikki-Tikki.jpg

3 Characters Rikki Tikki Tavi is brave and full of curiosity Nag and Nagaina are characterized as pure evil. Middle School kids would like this story because it’s like a superhero story.

4 plot After a flood happens, Rikki tikki tavi got washed a way into a ditch and then a family finds him. They take him inside their house and Rikki tikki becomes the little boys pet. Then Rikki explores the house. y_belongings_above_their_heads_alternet_reuters_rupak_de_chowdhuri_cropped/34421-2-eng- GB/india_flood_people_carry_belongings_above_their_heads_alternet_reuters_rupak_de_chowdhuri_cropped.jpg

5 Also in the story, Nagaina jumps into a hole with Rikki Tikki Tavi, and the animals think Rikki Tikki Tavi will be killed. Did he survive? Mongooses have fast reflexes and thick skin. Who will win? Click here to see a real mongoose and a cobra 43M4Gg/s1600/dwarf+mongoose4.jpg

6 theme If you try really hard, you accomplish what you set out to do. This is a good theme for middle school kids because it shows them that they can accomplish anything in school. FvtqLXfo/s1600/42475-Clipart-Illustration-Of-The-Red-3d-Word-SUCCESS- Surrounded-By-White-Letters.jpg

7 imagery Ex. “One day a high summer flood washed him out of the burrow …and carried him, kicking and clucking down a roadside ditch. He found a little wisp of grass floating there, and clung to it till he lost his senses. There is a lot of detail and description that helps you picture Rikki in your head.

8 Figurative language “He could fluff up his tail until it looked a bottle- brush.’’ Kipling uses similes like this one all through the story. We can just imagine what Rikki looks like when he is ready to fight. tailed%20mongoose1.jpg

9 Word choice “She [Nagaina] had crept up behind him as he was talking, to make an end of him; and he heard her savage hiss as the stroke missed.” Kipling selects words that show how Nagaina is scary, sneaky, and evil. A8247724C41D/Presentation.Large/Indian-grey-mongoose-attacking-a- snake.jpg

10 The author The story by Rudyard Kipling would be great to include because he’s popular for writing books about animals like The Jungle Book even though he lived a long time ago. He was born on December 30, 1865, in Mumbai.He won the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature. 2.jpg

11 Source yer/animals/reptiles-animals/sn _work/emergencies/india_flood/india_flood_people_carry_belongings _above_their_heads_alternet_reuters_rupak_de_chowdhuri_cropped/ 34421-2-eng- GB/india_flood_people_carry_belongings_above_their_heads_alternet _reuters_rupak_de_chowdhuri_cropped.jpgakes/cobra-vs-mongoose- predation.html gif

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