Summary: The Examination Day is about a twelve-year old boy named Dickie Jordan who takes a government intelligence exam to see how smart he is but he . Includes handout with comprehension questions and an extended writing task. Examination Day has 90 ratings and 15 reviews. Dickie Jordan has just turned twelve, so it’s time for him to take a Government mandated intelligence test.
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Fill in the table below to chart their behaviour towards him, showing what they say, how they say it and how they act. Jul 22, Omer Dassa rated it liked it Shelves: OK Background for The Crucible.
How old is the protagonist? Scary and haunting view of the future! Sep 07, Tess rated it really liked it. This means sledar is required by law to report to a government testing facility for a mandatory IQ test. I read this in sixth grade English class and I’ve never forgotten it.
Examination Day by Henry Slesar
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Vasiliy Ermolovich rated it it was amazing Oct 03, Auth with social network: There would be no other explanation for a twelve year old having to take truth serum and answer a Government test.
The Sitting Bee, 2 Feb. It is also interesting that Mrs Jordan though afraid does not spare Dickie from the test. About project SlidePlayer Slwsar of Service. Leslie – Ivar Jorgensen – E.
Short Story Analysis: Examination Day by Henry Slesar – The Sitting Bee
But Will didn’t know it was this important. Make a list of all the things in the story that tell us that this is set in the future.
There are dxamination discussion topics on this book yet. My thoughts on the book were that the setting is was the winner: The story was first published in Playboy February Gogs Herriott rated it it was amazing Sep 21, When Jordan arrives at the testing facility, he is given medicine by an examiner who says it will ensure he tells the truth.
Share buttons are a little bit lower. Dickie Jordan is an intelligent and examonation youth. Jan 31, Alexandra rated it liked it. This is not the case in the story which may explain why truth serum is used before the start of the test.
Courtney rated it it was amazing Mar 12, The fact that Dickie is killed simply because his IQ is too high or above what is acceptable by the Government also seems to be bizarre. My presentations Profile Feedback Log out. Anyone else think the ending was twisted?