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  1. 1. Three Skelton Key <ul><li>Three Skeleton Key </li></ul>
  2. 2. Three Skeleton Key Review Come on over for a visit!
  3. 3. Comprehension <ul><li>Why does the narrator take the job at Three Skeleton Key? </li></ul><ul><li>He wants to set aside some money before he gets married. </li></ul><ul><li>He wants to protect the lighthouse. </li></ul><ul><li>He wants to watch the ships sail in the nighttime. </li></ul><ul><li>He is sent there to find three escaped convicts. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Be Afraid!
  5. 5. Plot <ul><li>When people read a suspenseful story, they feel </li></ul><ul><li>disappointed because the story is not believable. </li></ul><ul><li>disturbed by the frightening, bloody details in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>uncertainty or anxiety about what will happen next in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>happy because events in the story are funny. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Plot Diagram Exposition -Setting: time and place -Initial conflict Climax Resolution Falling Action Rising Action
  7. 7. Plot <ul><li>The plot of a story is </li></ul><ul><li>an idea about life </li></ul><ul><li>a series of related events </li></ul><ul><li>the place where the story occurs </li></ul><ul><li>the writer’s attitude toward the subject </li></ul>
  8. 8. Plot <ul><li>A story’s most exciting moment, the highest point of suspense, is called: </li></ul><ul><li>the main idea </li></ul><ul><li>foreshadowing </li></ul><ul><li>the climax </li></ul><ul><li>its subject </li></ul>
  9. 9. Plot <ul><li>In the resolution of a story, </li></ul><ul><li>new characters are introduced. </li></ul><ul><li>all the loose ends of the story are tied up. </li></ul><ul><li>mysterious events occur. </li></ul><ul><li>information about the author is presented. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Literary Terms <ul><li>Each of the following sentences contains a simile except: </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah howled like a wolf. </li></ul><ul><li>The clouds were as faint as dreams. </li></ul><ul><li>Sally sells seashells by the seashore. </li></ul><ul><li>Her face was as red as a beet. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Literary Term <ul><li>We know this story is told from the first-person point of view because </li></ul><ul><li>of all the details included in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>the narrator uses the pronouns they and he . </li></ul><ul><li>the narrator uses the pronouns I and we . </li></ul><ul><li>the person telling the story knows what everyone is thinking. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Comprehension <ul><li>How do the rats get on the key? </li></ul><ul><li>They are native to the key. </li></ul><ul><li>They are brought in with the supplies. </li></ul><ul><li>They swim over from another island </li></ul><ul><li>A ship wrecks on the rocks and they swim ashore. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Comprehension <ul><li>The narrator’s descriptions of the window in the lantern room imply that the: </li></ul><ul><li>window will collapse. </li></ul><ul><li>thick glass will keep the rats out. </li></ul><ul><li>skeletons will open the window. </li></ul><ul><li>rats will eat the glass. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Author <ul><li>Who is the author of “Three Skeleton Key”? </li></ul><ul><li>George Toudouze </li></ul><ul><li>Rudyard Kipling </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Seuss </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Dickens </li></ul>
  15. 15. Comprehension <ul><li>How do the rats first get inside the lighthouse? </li></ul><ul><li>They dig a tunnel under the lighthouse. </li></ul><ul><li>They eat a hole through the door. </li></ul><ul><li>The metal sheeting that was sealing the window gives way. </li></ul><ul><li>Crazed by the sight of the rats, Le Gleo opens the door. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Literary Terms <ul><li>When some rats return defeated from the attack on the patrol boat, the narrator says that the other rats greeted them with “shrill cries . . . with . . . a derisive note . . . .” The author is using </li></ul><ul><li>foreshadowing. </li></ul><ul><li>personification. </li></ul><ul><li>simile. </li></ul><ul><li>alliteration. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Comprehension <ul><li>All of the following strategies are used to rescue the three men from the island except   </li></ul><ul><li>The crew tempt the rats onto a barge filled with meat. </li></ul><ul><li>The crew drench the barge with gasoline and then set it on fire. </li></ul><ul><li>The keepers set fire to the island. </li></ul><ul><li>The crew shoot any escaping rats and leave the rest to be eaten by the sharks. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Comprehension <ul><li>What becomes of the three lighthouse attendants? </li></ul><ul><li>One man returns to the key; two refuse to go back to the lighthouse. </li></ul><ul><li>Two men return to Three Skeleton Key; the third man dies. </li></ul><ul><li>One man returns to the key; one goes insane; one dies. </li></ul><ul><li>Two men return to the island; the third man is too frightened to return. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Plot <ul><li>What is the last stage of the plot called where the story ends? </li></ul><ul><li>a) exposition </li></ul><ul><li>b) falling action </li></ul><ul><li>c) climax </li></ul><ul><li>d) resolution </li></ul>
  20. 20. Comprehension <ul><li>Which of the following is an example of foreshadowing ? </li></ul><ul><li>The narrator sees the Dutch ship heading for the island. </li></ul><ul><li>A man dreams of the three convicts’ skeletons. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the rats fall into the ocean and are eaten by the sharks. </li></ul><ul><li>The narrator sees a tug pulling a barge covered with raw meat. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Literary Element <ul><li>Which word means “the sequence of events in a story”? </li></ul><ul><li>plot </li></ul><ul><li>conflict </li></ul><ul><li>point of view </li></ul><ul><li>metaphor </li></ul>
  22. 22. Literary Terms <ul><li>‘ Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers’ is an example of </li></ul><ul><li>simile </li></ul><ul><li>alliteration </li></ul><ul><li>foreshadowing </li></ul><ul><li>personification </li></ul>
  23. 23. Plot <ul><li>The beginning of a story that introduces the characters and explains the setting is called the _______________________. </li></ul><ul><li>Exposition </li></ul>
  24. 24. Comprehension <ul><li>The two groups of characters in “Three Skeleton Key” are ________________ and ____________________. </li></ul><ul><li>rats and people </li></ul>
  25. 25. Plot <ul><li>The setting of a story tells us the _______________ and ____________. </li></ul><ul><li>time and place </li></ul>
  26. 26. Plot <ul><li>______________ _______________is the term for events that move toward the climax of the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Rising action </li></ul>
  27. 27. Plot <ul><li>______________ _______________ is the term for events that take place after the climax. This is when the characters begin to resolve their conflicts. </li></ul><ul><li>Falling action </li></ul>

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