This is a formative about the Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs. I give it out on Monday and give my kids a chance to work through it at their own pace throughout the week. It consists of a link to the story, a 15 minute video of a play, accompanying questions, and a link to an author page.
Click here to read the story.
Directions: Read each question carefully and answer it completely. When answering questions, be sure to respond in complete sentences and use your best academic grammar.
What is the mood of this story? Use textual evidence to support your reasoning.
Why did Sgt. Major Morris throw the paw on the fire?
There is something different in the relationship between the father and the son that is apparant in the video, but not in the text. What is it?
Do you believe that it was magic, fate, or coincidence that caused the White's wishes to come true? Explain your thoughts in a minimum of three sentences.
Explore this site. Read about the author. Find three interesting facts and type them here.
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