The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs
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by Taniya Bland
| 5 Questions
Note from the author:
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.
1
5 pts
What is the mood of this story? Use textual evidence to support your reasoning.
2
5 pts
Why did Sgt. Major Morris throw the paw on the fire?
3
5 pts
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?
4
5 pts
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.
5
5 pts
Explore this site. Read about the author. Find three interesting facts and type them here.
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