Presentation on theme: "WARM-UP If you had three wishes, what would you wish for? Wishing for more wishes is not allowed! Describe in detail what you would wish for and why."— Presentation transcript:
WARM-UP If you had three wishes, what would you wish for? Wishing for more wishes is not allowed! Describe in detail what you would wish for and why.
BELLWORK: THURSDAY, 10/24/13 1.Place your summary paragraphs on “The Third Wish” on your desk. 2.Take out your green “Comparing Literature” chart from yesterday. 3.Take out your Bellwork sheet, containing the objectives & notes on mood and resolution from yesterday.
“THE MONKEY’S PAW” By W.W. Jacobs Pages 85-99
OBJECTIVES I can… identify the mood of a short story by analyzing the author's use of words/phrases. determine the resolution of a short story by analyzing the events and character actions in the stories.
REVIEWING MOOD & RESOLUTION Mood = the overall feeling of a piece of literature Resolution: final part of the story in which the conflict is resolved and the story is brought to a close.
Answer the following questions from the PowerPoint on your green “Comparing Stories” Chart: “The Monkey’s Paw” “The Third Wish” Main character _________ What does he want? _________ First wish _________ (and consequences) _________ Second wish _________ (and consequences) _________ Third wish _________ (and consequences) _________ Mood of the story _________ How does the story end?_________ Lesson about life _________
HOMEWORK: 10/24/13 Complete the "Reading Check" chart from page 100 for "The Monkey's Paw” by drawing the chart and answering the sections correctly. Study for Vocabulary Test (#s from the handout) on “The Landlady” tomorrow.
QUESTION 1 Respond to the quote: “If you keep it, don’t blame me for what happens.” What does Sergeant Major Morris mean by this?
QUESTION 2 Explain how Mr. White’s feelings about the monkey’s paw change throughout the story. Use specific details from the story to support your answer.
QUESTION 3 Cite at least three instances of FORESHADOWING in the story. Include the exact wording from the story and the page number Explain why each is an example of foreshadowing.
QUESTION 4 What is the THEME of this story? What are we supposed to learn from this?
QUESTION 5 Decide whether Herbert’s death is due to Fate or Coincidence. Using specific examples from the story, write two paragraphs defending your decision about the cause of his death.