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The Phantom Tollbooth

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Transcript of The Phantom Tollbooth

CHAPTER 1: MILO
CHAPTER 2: BEYOND EXPECTATIONS
CHAPTER 4: PART 1
PP 45 to 50
CHAPTER 3: PART 1
PP 32 to 38
Thank you!
Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
Questionnaire
1. What types of words are for sale at the word market?
2. How are words grouped together are the word market?
3. What does Milo find at the different wagon?
4. According to the salesman, why do people hardly use Z's and X's?
5. What pattern do the letter's tastes follow?
VOCABULARY
1. Dejectedly: Miserably, Sadly.
2. Puzzled: Confused
3. Precautionary: Warning.
4. Cartographer: Map maker.
5. Impractical: Useless.
6. Peculiar: Weird or strange.
7. Wistfully: Thinking a lot.
QUESTIONNAIRE
1. How does Milo feel about school?
2. Where does Milo live?
3. What is included in the package?
4. What is odd about the map?
What do you think will happen when he drives through the tollbooth?

Phonograph
Write a summary of this chapter in your own words.
Use the questions as a guide and present it next class.
Please, have your fare ready
CHAPTER 2: PART 1

PP 9 to 22
QUESTIONNAIRE:
CHAPTER 2: PART 2
pp 23 to 27
QUESTIONNAIRE:
1. What do the lethargarians look like?
2. What is NOT allowed in the Doldrums?
3. How do the lethargarians act?
4. Who gets stuck in the doldrums?
5. What is strange about the things they do in their daily schedule?

CHAPTER 2: PART 3
PP 27 to 31
QUESTIONNAIRE:
1. What is odd about the watchdog?
2. Why did Milo get stuck?
3. How does Milo solve this problem?
4. What is the theme of this chapter?
Expectations
Phantom Tollbooth
Valley of Sound
Forest of Sight
The Doldrums
Dictionopolis
Foothills of Confusion
Digitopolis
Mountains of Ignorance
demons here
Conclusions
THE KINGDOM OF WISDOM
VOCABULARY
1. Polished: To clean until it shines.
2. Effusive: Loud & attention grabbing.
3. Encounter: meeting someone.
4. Doldrums: The feeling of being stuck, unmotivated.
1. Where is Milo once he goes through the tollbooth?
2. What is funny about the man's name?
3. What does the man say about Expectations?
4. What does Milo do at the fork in the road?
5. What does it look like when Milo goes the wrong way?

VOCABULARY
1. Lethargy: The feeling of not wanting to do anything.
2. Lethargarians: People who are lethargic.
3. Ordinance: A law.
4. Alternate: Every other.
5. Bide your time: To wait around.
6. Linger: to wait around.
7. Loirer: to wait around.
8. Loaf: to wait around.
9. Lounge around: to wait around.
10. Dawdle: to wait around.
11. Delay: To postpone.
12. Conciliatory: peacemaking.
13. Strenuous: Difficult.
VOCABULARY
1. Apologetically: with apologies, feeling very sorry.
2. Precisely: Exactly.
3. Impatiently: without patience.
4. Reasonable: Making sense, logically.
Write a summary of this chapter using your own words. Remember to include ONLY main events.
VOCABULARY
1. Gruff: grumpy or rude.
2. Inscribed: Written down.
3. Overwrought: Worried, nervous.
4. Disrepute: Shamed, disrespected.

QUESTIONNAIRE
1. What sis the story of Tick and Tock?
2. What is the watch dog's job?
3. What does "Time and tide wait for no man" mean?
4. What does the gateman demand from Milo?
5. What does the gateman give Milo and why is that odd?
CHAPTER 3: PART 2
PP 38 to 45
VOCABULARY
1. Immense: Large, enormous.
2. Orchard: A field with trees and plants like apples grow.
3. Reticence: Silence, calm.
4. Cabinet: Official advisers to the leader of a country.
5. Banquet: a large dinner.
QUESTIONNAIRE
1. What is odd about the way the five men talk?
2. How do the five men feel about using just one word?
3. What is the main EXPORT of Dictionopolis?
4. What is done at the word market?
5. What is the job of the cabinet members?
6. Why does Tock think the cabinet members are silly?
Write a summary of this chapter using your own words. Remember to include ONLY main events.
VOCABULARY
1. Tumult: Noise.
2. Merchant: A salesperson.
3. Bustle: to be very busy; full of people.
4. Quagmire: a confusing situation.
5. Flabbergant: To amaze because of confusion.
6. Upholstery: The cloth covering on furniture.
Chapter 4: Part 2
1. Misapprehension: Misunderstanding.
2. Brow: Forehead.
3. Adept: Skilled
4. Balderdash: Nonsense
5. Humbug: Nonsense
6. Fraud: A fake, a lie.
7. Fury: Anger.

Questionnaire
1. What is odd about the Spelling Bee?
2. What's the story of the Spelling Bee?
3. How does the Humbug feel about spelling?
4. Why do you think his called the Humbug?
5. What happens at the end of the chapter?

pp 50-56
VOCABULARY
Write a summary of this chapter. Use your own words and just mention the main events in the chapter. Present it next class.
Chapter 5: part 1
pp 58-63
Chapter 5: Part 2
pp 63-67
Chapter 5: Part 3
Pp 67-70
Vocabulary
1. Short Shrift: a rushed judgement; a quick negative response.
2. Guilty: responsible for a crime.
3. Suspicious: looks worried.
4. Sentenced: To receive punishment for a crime.
Questionnaire
1. Why don't any of the sentence people say ma sense at the beginning of the chapter?
2. Describe officir Shrift and what makes him odd?
3. What does he ask Milo?
4. What is your opinion about Milo's sentence?

Vocabulary
1. Corridor: A hall.
2. Faintly: Only.
3. Macabre: Evil, wicked.
4. Brevity: Shortness.
5. Wit: intelligence.
Questionnaire
1. What does the jail look like inside?
2. What did Milo learn from the incident at the word market?
3. What is odd about the which?
4. What was the Which's job?
5. What do you think "Brevity is the soul of Wit" means? Explain with your own words.
Vocabulary
1. Corrupt: Used for personal gain.
2. Miserly: Stingy.
3. Rhyme & Reason: A phrase meaning "common sense".
Questionnaire
1. What do you think "All ill-chosen word is the fool's messenger" mean? Explain with your own words.
2. What was the effect of the Which's miserliness?
3. What can help the Which get out of the dungeon?
4. Why do you think the Which wants to use the name "Faintly macabre"?
5. Make a prediction: What do you think Rhyme and Reason are? Explian in your own words.
Write a summary of the chapter. use your onw words and only main events. Present it next class.
CHAPTER 6: PART 1
CHAPTER 6: PART 2
PP 75-77
CHAPTER 6: PART 3
PP 78-79
pp 71-75
VOCABULARY
1. Barren: Empty, without plants.
2. Null: Nothing, non-sense.
3. Flourished: Grew and prospered.
4. Grandeur: Impressiveness.
5. Animosity: Anger, dislike of someone.
6. Reign: Kingdom
QUESTIONNAIRE
1. What was the land of NULL like?
2. How was the Kingdom of Wisdom created?
3. What does the King ask his sons to do?
4. How did the cities feel about themselves?
5. What happened in the twilight of the king's reign?
VOCABULARY
1. Grievances: Complaints.
2. Unabridged: Without revisions, not edited.
3. Arbitration: A decision made by a judge.
4. Cloak: A cape or coat.
5. Warp and woof: The way something is woven.
6. Banish: to kick someone out and not let him back.
QUESTIONNAIRE
1. What happened when the king died?
2. What were the new names of the king's sons?
3. Why did people love the princesses?
4. What was the decision of Rhyme and Reason on the matter of importance of words and numbers?
5. Why is there no Rhyme and Reason in the kingdom of knowledge?
6. Why does the Which need Rhyme and Reason?
VOCABULARY
1. Banquet: A large meal
2. To go without saying: A phrase meaning "It is obvious".
QUESTIONNAIRE
1. Where's the Castle in the Air and why is it hard to get there?
2. How does Milo get out of prison?
3. What is odd about the way the wagon moves?
Write a summary of Chapter 6 with your own words. Present it next class for grading.
CHAPTER 8
PP 92 - 100
VOCABULARY
1. Stout: Brave
2. Steadfast: Fixed in the right direction.
3. Chasms: a crack in the earth.

Questionnaire
1. According to the Humbug, what must Milo do to bring back Rhyme & Reason?
2. What does the King give Milo and why might it be useful?
3. Who will be Milo and Tock's guide?
Prepare a summary of this chapter using your own words and main events only. Present it next class.
CHAPTER 9:
PP 101-108
VOCABULARY
1. Gallant: Exciting in a brave way.
2. Dense: crowded.
3. Scenic: Like a scene from a picture.
4. Promontory: A high point of land.

QUESTIONNAIRE
1. Why is the boy floating?
2. What is the boy's name and what was his special power? What can he NOT do?
3. What are the powers of the boy's family? Why is this odd?
4. What is the point the boy is trying to make when he talks about the bucket of water?
Prepare a summary of this chapter using your own words and main ideas only. Present it next class.
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