614-1 Mrs. Frisby/Rats of NIMH (1-3)

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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIHM


1. The reader learns in Chapter One that Mr. Frisby had died the preceding summer.  However, the author does not explain how Mr. Frisby died.  Create an explanation for his death.  Include events leading up to it and its untimely occurrence.

2.  Mr. Ages is an old and very wise mouse?  Select an old and wise person you are familiar with and make comparisons between this person and Mr. Ages.

3.  You are introduced to Jeremy the Crow in this chapter.  Research and write a paragraph about crows?

4.  Mrs. Frisby helps the crow remove the string from his leg.  Create a scenario in which one animal helps another animal out of a difficult situation.

5.  As Chapter Three ends Mrs. Frisby enters the house taking the three doses of medication with her.  Predict what happens next?



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