618-1 Mrs. Frisby/Rats of NIMH (15-18)

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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIHM


1.  Nicodemus explains to Mrs. Frisby that he was to be Dr. Schultz's prisoner and his pupil for the next three years.  Explain how he could be both of these.

2.  The rats are divided into three groups, Group A, B, and C.  Write a paragraph explaining a time you were part of a group (outside of school), and your experiences within the group.

3.  Dr. Schultz was not surprised when Justin escaped.  He expected it to happen.  Why do you think he was not surprised?

4.  The rats in Group A showed no signs of aging due to the injections they were receiving.  What injection/injections have you received in your life that have kept you healthy?

5.  The rats are being taught to read.  Compare their reading instruction to the way you learned to read.

6.  Do you agree or disagree with Justin's decision to release the mice? Why?



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