Re-read 'There Will Come Soft Rains"
Document attached-Answer questions A and B-1-12
A will be the vocabulary test for
Monday, 4th January!
A. VOCABULARY: write definitions for these key words from the story. a. silhouette b. paranoia c. regiment d. incinerator e. capillaries f. oblivious g. sublime h. psychopathic
B. QUESTIONS: Answer the following recall questions. 1. What unusual qualities and appliances does the house have? 2. What were the five spots of paint of? 3. What happened to the people? 4. What are some things the house has been protecting itself from? 5. Why is the dog very thin and covered in sores? 6. What happens to the dog’s remains? 7. What can you infer the family usually does at 2:35? 8. What did the children usually do at 4:30? 9. What is the name of the family that lived in the house? 10. What are some things the house does to try to save itself? 11. What was the last voice to die saying? 12. What warning is Bradbury trying to deliver in his story?