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A'Lisia and Jessica block 1

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Carolyn Meyer

on 27 April 2011

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The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street Essential Question
Fear causes confusion more often beacause some people might have fear but be confused of why they have fear. 1: transfixed,verb,stiff, The students were transfixed at the assembly. 2:
intimidated,verb, scared, The student was very intimidated at the maze. 3:
defiant,adjective,boldly not doing something. The adult was defiant at his job. 4:
idiosyncrasy,noun,
strange. The little boy was acting idiosyncrasy today. 5:
Menace,noun,warning. They wanted to get away from the menace. 6:
Converging,verb,reuniting together. The family was converging together for their family renion. Plot summary
People on Maple Street saw a flash of light overhead and heard a sound of a roar.
All of Maple Street's power went out-phones, cars, lawn mowers, house lights, and a portable radio.
Pete Van Horn leaves to check other streets.
Tommy doesn't want anyone to leave because "they" don't want him to.
People become suspicious and accuse others of being aliens.
Wierd things happen: Les' car starts by itself, house lights turn on and off by themselves.
People started blaming each other for the weird things that happened.
Goodman's porch light kept flickering on and off.
Steve and Charlie argue so they said they might as well set up a kangaroo court.
They all complained about not seeing the ham radio.
Tommy calls out that he's is the monster.
Steve pulls out a shot gun and charlie takes it from steve and shoots Pete Van Horn.
Everybody starts chasing Charlie because his house lights came on.
Charlie blames Tommy that he's the alien and it turns out that it is humans in a spaceship. Characters;
1:Tommy-cautious. Tommy was
warning people not to leave
because the aliens didn't
want them to.
2:Pete Van Horn-brave. Pete
was brave enough to go to
the other neighborhood to
see if they had power.
3:Charlie-scared,worried. He
shot Pete Van Horn because
he was an alien. WDYTN: I think the
same about fear
causing confusion
more because some
people might be confused
about why they have fear. "The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street" by Rod Searling
Elements Of Literature. Holt Rinehart, and Winston.
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