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  1. Jeopardy Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.

  2. Choose a point value. Choose a point value. Click here for Final Jeopardy

  3. Characters Plot Line Figurative Language: Other Symbolism Figurative Language Simile/Metaphor 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points

  4. What did momma die from?

  5. Insulin Shock

  6. Which brother gave up college to stay home and raise his brothers?

  7. Ty’ree

  8. Which brother is telling the story?

  9. Lafayette

  10. Which brother blames himself for his mother’s death?

  11. Lafayette

  12. What is hypothermia?

  13. When your body gets too cold and it slowly shuts down.

  14. Which of the following decisions led Charlie to Charlie being arrested and sent to Rahway?

  15. He robbed a candy store at gun point.

  16. A majority of the story takes place over approximately how long?

  17. 12 Hours

  18. After deciding to stay home and take care of his family, how does the neighborhood treat him?

  19. They treat him with more respect

  20. What event is the climax of the story?

  21. Newcharlie shares with his brothers how he feels about their mother’s death.

  22. What does Aaron try to convince Newcharlie to do that lands him at the Police Station a second time?

  23. Join a gang by participating in a “jump in”.

  24. When Lafayette is describing Aunt Cecile’s teeth, what does the hyperbole “Ty’ree said it would be two thousand miracles rolled into one if they were real.” mean?

  25. It was very unlikely they were her real teeth

  26. Lafayette uses personification when he says the tears started “pushing their way out.” What does that mean?

  27. He had tried to hold them back, but he cried anyway.

  28. When Newcharlie is describing Rahway, what does the idiom “Winter you feel like you’ll freeze to death inside that rock” mean?

  29. It was very cold inside Rahway in the winter.

  30. Ty’ree tries to explain things to Lafayette by using the idiom, “. . . it’s like we got monkeys on our backs . . .” What does that idiom mean?

  31. Dealing with their parents’ death and their own emotions

  32. When the neighbor calls Ty’ree, “Saint Ty’ree”, what does that idiom mean?

  33. He is an unselfish person to give up so much to keep his family together.

  34. Define symbolism

  35. Deeper meaning to something, in words or pictures

  36. How is Ty’ree moving into momma’s room symbolism?

  37. He is now taking the role of parent in the family.

  38. What does death symbolize for Lafayette?

  39. Blame

  40. What does family symbolize for Ty’ree?

  41. Sticking together no matter what.

  42. What do the plants symbolize for Charlie?

  43. Something he can show emotions to but not be disappointed if it dies.

  44. When Aaron is talking to Lafayette at the beginning of the book, what does the simile “ (Do) I look like a momma’s boy to you?” mean?

  45. Do I look like an innocent little boy?

  46. When Lafayette is describing Aunt Cecile, what does the simile “ . . . I noticed she smelled like the candy part of a candy apples . . .”mean?

  47. She smelled sweet

  48. When Aunt Cecile saw Lafayette at his mother’s funeral, she says “You were just an ant of a thing.” What does that metaphor mean?

  49. He was very small last time she saw him

  50. When Newcharlie is describing the kid at Rahway making a weapon out of a “slipper spoon”, in the simile “(The sound was) just like a little whisper of a scrape.” How loud was the sound?