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C.S.

Lewiss The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

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CHAPTER THREE: Plot Comprehension - Review Questions Ms. Brown Grade 6

Chapter three
Edmund and the
Wardrobe
DIRECTIONS: After reading Chapter Three, Edmund and the
Wardrobe, answer the following questions to reinforce your
understanding of the plotline. Responses should be written
in a modified I.C.E. format that includes only the first two
sections: Introduce Your Idea and Cite Text Evidence. Be
sure to restate the question and use a DIRECT QUOTE from
the novel as your text evidence (with a page number).
Responses should be more than one (1) sentence in length.
Be sure to answer all parts of the question. Answers should
be written on a separate sheet of paper.

:
1. Why was Lucy surprised that her siblings hadnt been wondering where she was?
2. What did the siblings find when they looked into the wardrobe?
3. Why didnt Lucy make up with the others by saying she had just made up the story of her adventure?
4. Why should the next few days have been delightful, and why did Lucy not enjoy them?
5. Why did she not mean to hide in the wardrobe during hide-and-seek?
6. Why did Edmund follow her into the wardrobe?
7. What was his first clue that something unusual was happening?
8. Why did he think Lucy didnt answer his call?
9. What was Edmunds first impression of the Lady on the sledge?

:
1. Why do you think Lucy had begun to wonder whether Narnia had been a dream?
2. How would you describe the Lady on the sledge, based on what is told about her in this chapter?

HOW DOES CHARACTER DIALOGUE REINFORCE THE BRITISH SETTING?

British Word/Phrase Meaning OVERVIEW: Throughout the


Batty Crazy novel, Lewis subtlety reminds us
Sledge Sleigh of Peter, Susan, Edmund, and
Shetland ponies Small, but strong horses Lucys English upbringing and
origins by integrating words and
pray tell me expressions unique to British
make it Pax make up after an argument conversation into their dialogue.

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