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The King of Mazy May. Review and Assess. Conflict Between characters. What Walt Wants. What Strangers Want. Walt’s Father leaves walt to take care of himself. This shows that the father. Is desperate to find gold Knows the other prospectors will take care of Walt

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the king of mazy may

The King of Mazy May

Review and Assess

conflict between characters
Conflict Between characters
  • What Walt Wants
  • What Strangers Want
walt s father leaves walt to take care of himself this shows that the father
Walt’s Father leaves walt to take care of himself. This shows that the father. . .
  • Is desperate to find gold
  • Knows the other prospectors will take care of Walt
  • Wants to test Walt’s courage
  • Has confidence in Walt.
the claim jumpers chase walt because they
The claim jumpers chase Walt because they
  • Are angry that he has been spying on them.
  • Want to find out what he knows
  • Wants to make sure he does not get to Dawson before they do.
  • Want their dogs and sled back
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Using three examples from the story, explain how London keeps the readers guessing about the resolution of the conflict.
which adjective does not describe walt
Which adjective does not describe Walt?
  • Honest
  • Brave
  • Hot-tempered
  • Quick-witted
walt has never seen a train or elevator in his life because
Walt has never seen a train or elevator in his life because
  • These machines have not yet been invented
  • He prefers to stay away from cities
  • He does not want to have anything to do with machines
  • He lives in an area where these things have not yet come into use
signal words
Signal words
  • But- signals contrast
  • Next- signals the following step in a process
  • So- signals a result
  • Because and On Account Of- indicate cause
walt does not like claim jumpers because they
Walt does not like claim jumpers because they
  • Think about nothing but getting rich
  • Steal what others have worked hard to get
  • Have bad tempers
  • Mistreat their dogs
living in the yukon has made walt more than most boys his age
Living in the Yukon has made Walt more __________ than most boys his age.
  • Angry
  • Timid
  • Stubborn
  • Self-reliant
the fact that walt left the dying lead dog behind shows that he
The fact that Walt left the dying lead dog behind shows that he
  • Was insensitive to suffering
  • Used good judgment
  • Loved animals
  • Acted selfishly
in which sentence is the signal word incorrect
In which sentence is the signal word incorrect?
  • Walt Masters is not a very large boy, because there is manliness in his make-up.
  • On account of the poor lead dog, the sled kept going off the trail.
  • No snow had fallen for weeks, so the trail was hard and icy.