Theme 2 Prompt 400 Points What happens to Clarisse? Be specific!
Theme 2 Response 400 Points She gets hit and killed by a car
Theme 2 Prompt 500 Points How many of Clarisse’s friends have died and how were they killed?
Theme 2 Response 500 Points 16 of her friends have died. They were killed in car crashes or by being shot. Society is violent!
Give 1 example of what happens in school and 1 example of what students do for fun Theme 3 Prompt 100 Points
Theme 3 Response 100 Points Students don’t ask questions. They take movie and television classes. The art is all abstract. For fun, they wreck cars, torture animals and go to “fun parks.”
Theme 3 Prompt 200 Points How do we know which books are banned?
Theme 3 Response 200 Points The firehouse has a list of them. There are around 1 million titles posted.
Theme 3 Prompt 300 Points List 2 specific reasons why Beatty tells us books were banned. Did the government start the book ban?
Theme 3 Response 300 Points Faster paced technology became more popular. Books started to “look the same” because of competition. Minorities were offended by some content. Censorship started with the PEOPLE! They just stopped reading.
Theme 3 Prompt 400 Points When Mildred overdoses, who comes to help and what does this say about society’s take on life?
Theme 3 Response 400 Points 2 hospital workers use a special device to remove the poison and replace it with new blood. They created this special machine because there are so many suicide attempts. People don’t value life
Theme 3 Prompt 500 Points How do you know that society values a faster pace. Give 2 examples **Hint: they have to do with roads!**
Theme 3 Response 500 Points Billboards had to be made bigger because people were driving so fast they couldn’t read them. It’s also illegal to be a pedestrian
What did Montag take from the old lady’s home? Theme 4 Prompt 100 Points
Theme 4 Prompt 200 Points Who lit the match that burned the old lady’s home and why were her last words so important?
Theme 4 Response 200 Points She did! The lady was quoting an Englishman who had burned at the stake for his beliefs. That shows that she planned on burning with her books to prove a point
Theme 4 Prompt 300 Points What do we learn about Beatty and his relationship with books after the fire?
Theme 4 Response 300 Points He has read before
Theme 4 Prompt 400 Points Why is this fire different from all the rest? Be specific!
Theme 4 Response 400 Points Normally, the police come to the suspects house and arrest him/her. Then the firemen are called in to burn the books. But this time – the lady was home.
Theme 4 Prompt 500 Points After the fire, when Montag is sick at home, does Beatty know that he has a book hidden behind his pillow? Give an example to support
Theme 4 Response 500 Points Yes! Bradbury tells us that Beatty just “pretends not to notice.”
What does Montag think is going on with the mechanical hound? Theme 5 Prompt 100 Points
Theme 5 Response 100 Points He thinks someone in the fire department programmed it to attack him
Theme 5 Prompt 200 Points Why does Montag keep referring to his ventilator?
Theme 5 Response 200 Points He has about 20 books hidden up there
Theme 5 Prompt 300 Points Did Clarisse’s encounter with Guy make him start stealing books?
Theme 5 Response 300 Points No! He’s had them for a long time
Theme 5 Prompt 400 Points Give 3 examples that the relationship between Montag and Mildred is rocky
Theme 5 Response 400 Points They sleep in separate beds. Montag compares Mildred to a preying mantis. Mildred doesn’t help Montag hide the book when Beatty arrives. When Montag vomits, Mildred is more concerned about her dirty rug. Montag says he wouldn’t cry if Mildred died. The two cannot remember how they first met. .
Theme 5 Prompt 500 Points At the end of “The Hearth and the Salamander” what does Montag plan to do with his books?
Theme 5 Response 500 Points Read through them – with help from Mildred- to try and find something valuable on the pages. Then, he can share the information with others.
Who says this quote and what does the character mean: “ We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the constitution says, but everyone made equal. . . . A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. ”
Beatty believes that everyone in society should be intellectually the same – like carbon copies. He says that knowledge is evil and books are morbid because they contain dead thoughts by dead authors. This is why society idolizes fire. There are no funerals – the dead are quickly forgotten and burned in the incinerator. “Fire is bright and fire is clean.”