Presentation on theme: "A Long Way Gone Jeopardy!"— Presentation transcript:
1 A Long Way Gone Jeopardy! CharactersEventsSimiles, Metaphors, and PersonificationQuote IdentificationTopics and Themes100200300400500
2 This is the name of Ishmael’s older brother. $100This is the name of Ishmael’s older brother.Who is Junior?
3 This is the nurse who helps Ishmael with his rehabilitation. $200This is the nurse who helps Ishmael with his rehabilitation.Who is Esther?
4 This is the name of the man Ishmael meets who reads Julius Caesar. $300This is the name of the man Ishmael meets who reads Julius Caesar.Who is Lieutenant Jabati?
5 This is Ishmael’s friend in the rehabilitation center. $400This is Ishmael’s friend in the rehabilitation center.Who is Alhaji?
6 $500This is the name of the man who Ishmael and the other boys were following to the village before his parents died.Who is Gasemu?
7 $100What is the “box” that Ishmael rides in before and after his interview with the UN?What is an elevator?
8 $200The boys bring these out to the yard every night only to have them returned each day, until it rains.What are mattresses?
9 What is a monologue from Julius Caesar (Shakespeare acceptable)? $300When Ishmael performs this play at the talent show Mr. Kamara recruits him to be a spokesperson at the center.What is a monologue from Julius Caesar (Shakespeare acceptable)?
10 $400While at the rehabilitation center, Ishmael memorizes what to help distract himself from his war memories.What is song lyrics?
11 Ishmael rides a bus to this country to escape Sierra Leone. $500Ishmael rides a bus to this country to escape Sierra Leone.What is Guinea?
12 This literary device compares two things using the words like or as. $100This literary device compares two things using the words like or as.What is a simile?
13 What is personification? $200This literary term gives human qualities to things that are not actually human.What is personification?
14 What is personification? $300This quote uses this literary device: “When Bah and I stepped through the sliding doors, we were greeted by an extremely cold wind” (182).What is personification?
15 $400The following quote uses this literary device: “…Being in the house felt as though we had left New York City and entered a different world” (200).What is simile?
16 $500The following quote uses this literary device: “I concluded to myself that if I were the hunter, I would shoot the monkey so that it would no longer have the chance to put other hunters in the same predicament” (218).What is a metaphor?
17 $100This person says, “If I make my way to New York, can I stay with you at your house” (209).Who is Ishmael?
18 $200This person says, “’Sure. Give me a call when you get to America…I don’t have a phone, so call Aminatas house and she can come and get me’” (192).Who is Uncle Tommy?
19 $300This person tells Ishmael, “Sometimes I think about those great times we had dancing at talents shows, practicing new dances…It seems like all those things happened a very long time ago. It is really strange, you know” (170).Who is Mohamed?
20 $400*** DAILY DOUBLE ***This person says, “None of what happened was your fault. You were just a little boy, and anytime you want to tell me anything, I am here to listen (160).”Who is Esther?
21 Who is Lieutentant Jabati? $500This person says, “You have been great soldiers and you all know that you are a part of this brotherhood” (129).Who is Lieutentant Jabati?
22 This is a phrase, but not a complete sentence. $100This is a phrase, but not a complete sentence.What is a topic?
23 $200This is a universal idea that shows connections made in the novel and often combines two topics. It must be a full sentence.What is a theme?
24 $300Topic, Theme, Or Neither? Desensitization to violence is when people become unfazed, and even excited by violence.What is neither?
25 Topic, Theme, or Neither? Loss of innocence and loss of hope. $400Topic, Theme, or Neither? Loss of innocence and loss of hope.Topic
26 $500Topic, Theme, or Neither? When survival supersedes all other needs people often stop trusting others and depend only on themselves.Theme