Vocabulary The Lady, or The Tiger? -Frank Stockton impartialimpartial (im pär´ shəl) adj. not favoring one side more than another; fair; An honest judge is impartial. emanateemanate (em´ ə nāt´) v. to come forth; We never heard any sound emanate from that room. diredire (dīr) adj. dreadful; terrible; Breaking certain rules can have dire consequences. Click the word to hear its pronunciation
The Lady, or The Tiger? -Frank Stockton ferventfervent (fur´ vənt) adj. having or showing great intensity of feeling; passionate; The coach was a fervent believer in practicing every day in order to improve. novelnovel (nov´ əl) adj. new and unusual; Since that older method seldom works, try a more novel approach. Vocabulary Tip: Multiple-Meaning Words Many words have more than one meaning. Use context to help determine a word’s correct meaning. Now it’s time to read the story!
After reading… Lets draw a chart that explains the Princesses Dilemma Who gets her lover? The Lady?The Tiger? Reasons:
After reading After finishing the story think of this… 1.Would you consider this culture to fair? Explain your reasons and give examples of how it differs from our own laws.
After reading After finishing the story think of this… 2. What do you consider "barbaric" about the king and his daughter? Is there anything you think that contradicts them being barbaric?
After reading After finishing the story think of this… 3.Do you think the young man was innocent? Justify your answer by writing facts about him from the story.
After reading After finishing the story think of this… 4.Is choosing a door of two justice in your opinion? Or is it just a luck? Why?
After reading After finishing the story think of this… 5.What do you think the author is trying to tell to us?
Wrap-up H.W. Write a short 5 paragraph essay with your response to the ending of the story; which door would you choose? Don't forget to explain why you chose the door you did and be prepared to defend your belief in class.