617-1 Mrs. Frisby/Rats of NIMH (11-14)

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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIHM


1. The Rats of NIMH speak of their annual light bulb harvest.  Compare this to a harvest of something you are familiar with.

2. Mrs. Frisby gasped as she experienced the movement of an elevator for the first time.  Explain the feelings someone experiences as an elevator ascends and descends.

3.  What do you think "The Plan" is?

4.  Mrs. Frisby refers to her husband's saying, "How easy it is to unlock a door when you have the key."  Write about an incident in your own life in which Mr. Frisby's saying would also apply.

5.  The net falls over Nichodemus and three other rats.  Predict what will occur next.



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