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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.

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1 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.

2 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.

3 “THE MONKEY’S PAW” By W.W. Jacobs Pages 85-99

4 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.

5 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.

6 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 _________

7 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.

8 READING ANALYSIS

9 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?

10 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.

11 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.

12 QUESTION 4  What is the THEME of this story? What are we supposed to learn from this?

13 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.


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