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  • 1. “ The Most Dangerous Game” Pre-reading Pre-reading plays an important role in your understanding of a story. In your Literature textbook, turn to page 4.
  • 2. Make the Connection
    • Quickwrite
    • Write a description of a villain from your favorite novel, movie or story on a post-it note (include your name).
    • Upload a picture of your villain on the wall (include your name).
    • Predict what you think the story will be about based on the title and pictures you see (include our name).
    • Click on the link below to create a sticky note and begin writing your description and uploading your picture (include your name on each note).
  • 3. Literary Focus
    • Foreshadowing
    • Click on this link to watch a video clip about foreshadowing:
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    • Think about the movie “Sixth Sense” if you saw this and all of the foreshadowing about the character played by Bruce Willis. (surprising ending without catching the foreshadowing)
  • 4. Foreshadow
    • Read Page 5 in your Literature Textbook
    • Go to discussion Board and post an answer to the question – “The author immediately establishes a mood of fear here. What might the sailors’ dread foreshadow?”
    • Type your original response and then see if you agree with your classmates.
  • 5. Foreshadow
    • Read Page 6 and 7 in your Literature Textbook
    • On Page 7 it says, “The cry was pinched off short as the blood-warm waters of the Caribbean Sea closed over his head.” is a way of foreshadowing violence.
    • Keep reading and in the Discussion Board please post two more descriptions used to foreshadow events as you read.
  • 6. Discussion Board
    • On the top of the second column on page 10 - Rainsford and the General are having a discussion.
    • Rainsford expressed his surprise. “Is there big game on this island.” The general nodded. “The biggest.”
    • “ Really”
    • “ Oh, it isn’t here naturally, of course. I have to stock the island.”
    • “ What have you imported, general?” Rainsford asked. “Tigers?”
    • The general smile. “No,” he said. Hunting tigers ceased to interest me some years ago. ..I live for danger, Mr. Rainsford.”
    • Post on the Discussion Board what you think the General is hunting and support your answer.
  • 7. Prediction
    • On Page 14 at the top of the second column, see if you are right about the prediction you made at the beginning of the novel. Why do the sailors fear the island?
    • Update your prediction in the Discussion Board.
  • 8. Assignments 1. Look at page 24 in your text book. 2. Answer questions 1-4 and submit them to your teacher in a Word format. 3. Mini-project: Complete “Writing: The Most Dangerous Game 2” on page 24. Limit yourself to two pages and submit in Word format. 4. After your instructor has returned your responses and discussed them with you, he/she will unlock the reading quiz for you to take.