יום חמישי, 8 בנובמבר 2012

THE WAVE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS הנחשול שאלות ותשובות אנגלית

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THE WAVE by Morton Rhue
QUESTIONS
Answer the following questions in your log notebook.
Chapter 1
1) What is the setting of the novel?
2) Make a list of the characters mentioned in this chapter and describe each one of them briefly.
3) Describe Ben Ross as a teacher?
4) What is The Gordon Grapevine?
Chapter 2
5) What was the subject of the history lesson and what happened during the lesson?
6) What did Amy ask her teacher and how did he respond?
7) What made Ben Ross worry about Robert?
Chapter 3
8) What were the main points of the student discussion about the history lesson?
Chapter 4
9) What bothered Ben Ross?
10) What did he decide to do?
11) How did he prepare his next lesson?
12) What did Christy think about Ben’s work?
Chapter 5
13) What happened in the next lesson?
14) How did the students react to their teacher’s behavior?
15) What did Ben tell his wife about what had happened in class?
16) How was David affected by The Wave?
Chapter 6
17) What happened in the next lesson?
18) a) What is The Wave?
       b) How did the teacher explain the symbol?
19) What did David decide to do?

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Chapter 7
20) What did Laurie and her parents discuss?
Chapter 8
21) What did David and Laurie argue about?
22) a. What is a membership card?
       b.  What was special about a card marked with a red X?
23) How did Laurie feel during the lesson?
24) What effect did The Wave have on Robert?
Chapter 9
25) a. What effect did The Wave have on the students’ behavior and work?
       b. How did Ben Ross feel about this?
26) What happened during the editorial meeting of The Grapevine?
27) What did Laurie’s mother tell her about Robert?
Chapter 10
28) What does Ben Ross think about The Wave?
29) What were the principal’s concerns about The Wave?
Chapter 11
30) What did the anonymous letter that Laurie received say?
31) What did Robert decide to do?
Chapter 12
32) Why did Laurie decide not to go to the rally?
33) How did Alex feel about The Wave?
34) How did The Wave affect the relationship between Laurie and David?
35) What did Laurie’s father tell her?
Chapter 13
36) What did Laurie and Brad argue about?
37) What did The Grapevine staff decide to write about? Why?


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Chapter 14
38) What did Amy tell Laurie?
39) How did Ben Ross feel when he read The Grapevine?
40) How did Robert react to Laurie’s attitude to The Wave?
Chapter 15
41) What did Ben’s wife tell him about The Wave and the reaction to it?
42) What can we understand from the popularity of the special edition of The Grapevine?
43) What did Laurie see when she came to her locker?
44) Why did Laurie start running?
45) What did David try to convince Laurie to do?  How?
46) What did David suddenly realize?
47) What did Christy ask Ben to do?  Explain her reasons.
48) How did Ben feel about his wife’s request?
49) Who came to see Ben Ross and what did they tell him?
Chapter 16
50) What were the main points of the conversation between the Principal and Ben Ross?
51) What did Ben Ross announce in class?
52) What happened after the announcement?
53) What did Laurie realize?
Chapter 17
54) Describe the atmosphere in the auditorium.
55) What are the main points that Ben Ross said to the members of The Wave?



ANSWERS 

Chapter 1
1) The story takes place at Gordon High School in the U.S.A.

2)

character
Description
a) Laurie Saundres
Pretty, petite, light-brawn hair, smiles, chews on her pers and pencils, is Editor – in – chief of Gordon Grapevine.
B) Amy Smith
Laurie's best friend, hair like Goldilocks.
c) Ben Ross
Wavy, brown hair, dresses casually, an excellent teacher, inept with machinery / equipment
d)Mr. Gabandi
Short, heavy-set, dark, always sweats, has a monotone, teacher French.
e) Robert Billings
The class loser – has issues
f) Brian Amman
Quarterback on the football team, enjoys getting low grades.
g) David Collins
Tall, good-looking, running back on the football team. Laurie Saunders boyfriend.
h) Brad
Loves tormenting Robert Billings
i) Laurie's mother
A worry - wart
j) Christy
Ben's wife music and choir teacher at Gordon High School


3) Ben Ross has been teaching history at Gordon for two years, He is charismatic, unconventional and dedicated. Some of the other teachers are jealous and speak negatively about him.

4) Its the school newspaper.

5) The class was studying about World War II and Mr. Ross showed a film about Nazi atrocities in concentration camps.
6) Amy asked if all the Germans were Nazis and why no one had stopped them.

He answered that less than 10% were Nazis, they were armed, highly organized and dangerous.
Many were terrified of them.

7) Ben was worried because Robert made no effort in class and felt he could never be as good as his outstanding older brother.

8) *Laurie was bothered by the documentary and couldn't stop thinking about it.

*David said that it had happened a long time ago and that it will be never happen again.

*Brian commented that Robert had slept during the movie,

*Amy thought it was awful.

9) Ben Ross was bothered by the fact he couldn't answer the student's question and adequately  why the Germans had not stopped the Nazis.

10) He decided to recreate a similar situation as classroom experiment.

11) He took out many books from the library and did a log of thinking.

12) Christy knew he would get really involved in the "Project" and would not pay attention to anyone else.



Chapter 5

13) Ben begins to recreate the Nazi Organization through discipline.
He also uses mottoes and commands to traun the students.

14) His student agreed to take part in the exercises.
They felt motivated and eager, Even Robert made an effort and was proud of himself.

15) Ben told Christy that his experiment seemed to be more than a game and that they were very enthusiastic about it.

16) David thought that the discipline from The Wave experiment ould be used to organize and untie his football them.



Chapter 6

17) Mr. Ross arrived late and was stunned to find all his students sitting silently waiting for him
The students give an additional slogan  a salute and a symbol, which they chanted repeatedly.

18)a)It is the name of the new class community.
He drew a circle with an outline of a wave inside it.
b) It is a symbol of change.
It has movement, direction and impact.

19) He decided to try and get his team to join The Wave.

20) Laurie started telling her parents about The Wave. Her mother didn't like the idea because it sounded militaristic. Laurie disagreed and said it was positive energy.
Her father was in favour of it ,because students paid attention in class.
Her father pointed out that America was built by people who were part of a group.
Mrs. Saundres, however, said that she was in favour of people acting as individuals although she supported cooperation.
She also stated that the popular thing was not always the right thing. Manipulation students was dangerous.
Mr. Saundres said he trusted Mr. Ross and felt The Wave was good for the students.


Chapter 8

21)David and Laurie argued about The Wave.
David believed it would improve the football teams performance.
Laurie, on the other hand, believed the team had to improve their skills.
They also argued about Mrs. Saunder's belief hat The Wave was a from of brain-washing..

22)a)A remembership card is an identification that members of an organization show to prove their membership.
b) A membership card with red X showed the member was a monitor who had to report back to the leadership if any members did not obey the rules of The Wave.

23) Laurie was not pleased that her card didn't have a red X.
She felt less energy and unity that she experience the day before.
She felt, in fact, that something creepy was going on.

24) Robert smiled when he was choses to be a monitor and felt proud "like being born again".
He also had the courage to sit at the same table as the rest The Wave lunch.

25)a)The students were preparing for class and participating.
They were doing their work faster using the new rapid question and answer style.
Homework assignments improved, however there was less thinking questioning and analysis,
The students said it made them feel equal and improved discipline.
b) Ben knew they could do well on multiple choice questions but doubted their ability to succeed with essay questions. 
He liked the fact that there was less competition and more acceptance,
He thought that time Magazine  which inferred that discipline and homewrok were national concert.

26) The staff of the Graperine decided to run a story on The Wave  and to find out everything they could about what kids thought about The Wave.

27) Laurie's mom met Billing'S mom at the supermarket. She told her that Robert Billings was a completely new person. Mrs. Saundres believed that such a dramatic change was nit real and could happen when someone was unhappy or in a cult.
However, in the real world, he would still be dysfunctional.



Chapter 10
28) Ben was amazed that The Wave has spread so far.
He was, however, worried about the ending of The Wave.
It would have a negative effect on students like Robert Billings.

29) He was concerned because The Wave was unusual were the students falling behind. He did not like the mottos and saluting,
The Wave was too open-ended.
They were impressionable and he didn't want parents parading into his office and complaining and could happen when someone was unhappy or in a cult.

30) The letter stated that the junior had attended a class an The Wave and a senior in Mr. Ross's class had tried to persuade im and his two friends join The Wave. The junior refused so the senior get angry and threatening.
He said that if he didn't join, he had lost his friends and it would be too late.

31) Robert decided to be Mr. Ross's bodyguard.

32) Laurie was uncertain about going to the rally because she felt something was wrong with The Wave. It was scary and everyone was becoming crazy. She wanted everyone to be able to choose whether to attend or not.


33) Alex felt The Wave militaristic and ridiculous.
He was ready to Kung-fu them into chop-suey if they made him join.


34) Laurie and David broke up because David taking The Wave too seriously.

35) Her father told her about to the new boy who was beaten up maybe because he was Jewish. He had resisted joining The Wave.

36) Brad and Laurie were arguing about The Wave.
She didn't want to salute and said it was ridiculous.

37) They decided to write a special edition about the anonymous letter and the Jewish boy who had been beaten up. There were interviews from concerned parents and teachers.
In addition, she wrote an editorial condemning The Wave as a harmful organization, a dangerous and mindless movement which suppressed freedom of speech.

38) Amy told Laurie not to publish the article. Laurie was upset about her brake with David and The Wave meant that everyone was equal.

39) Ben had a headache and felt he was to be blame. The fact that he wanted The Wave to succeed disturbed him and showed that he was swept away by the power of being a leader.

40) Robert was really upset and rejected all the "lies" that were being told. Therefore he wanted Laurie to be stopped.

41) Christy told Ben that The Wave was disrupting the whole school. Teachers, parents and counselors were complaining about his not having control over the students.

42) The special edition was popular because the whole school had become involved in The Wave.

43) The word "enemy" was written in red on her locker door.


44) Laurie heard footsteps behind her and the lights in the far hallway went out.

45) David  tried to convince Laurie to stop publishing articles against The Wave, but she refused he grabbed her and pushed her to the ground.

46) He realized that The Wave could hurt anyone now that he had hurt Laurie.
He knew that The Wave was wrong.

47) Christy asked Ben to end The Wave the next day. If not he would lose his repatriation as a good teacher and she would be affected as well.

48) At first he argued, then agreed that he would end it in his way.

49) Laurie and David came to see Ben in order to tell him The Wave had hone too far and that people were afraid to say anything against it.

50)  The principal told Ben that he didn't like the experiment, teachers and parents were complaining. Ben admitted he had made a mistake and would end at the end of the day.

51) He announced there would be a really at 5 p.m in the auditorium.

52) Ben explained that a national movement was being created. Laurie and David  protested and were taken to the principal's office.

53) Laurie realized that the Germans had ignored what the Nazis  were doing because of fear and compliance and that it could happen again.

54) The atmosphere was electric. The Wave members were happy and excited to meet the leader. They felt a sense of belonging, saluted and recited their mottos. 


55) He said:
* There was no national movement or leader.
* If there had been, it would have been Adolf Hitler.
* were they aware of how far they took it?
* They where welling to trade their freedom for equality.
* They thought they were superior.
* Some went against their beliefs and were indifferent to other student's suffering.
* The lesson to be learned: If The Wave were to be successful experiment would be ever follow a leader blindly nor allow to take a way one's rights.
* He apologized for causing pain and trauma.



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