Charles
Charles
Count That Day Lost
Count That Day Lost
Charles
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Who is the narrator of the story? 

Lauri's mother

100

What was the reason Laurie gave his parents when he came home late?

He stayed after school with Charles

100

When does the poet suggest we think about our behavior ? 

At the end of each day

100

"life is a journey" is a literary term called ....

 A metaphor

100

Who does emom expect to be haggard ? Why ?

Charles mother, because of all the troubles he gives her.

200

Mention one thing that Laurie says Charles did at kindergarten

He hit the teacher\ He yelled at kindergarten

200

List 2 things that show that Charles is beginning to change for the better.

.a He gave out crayons.

b. He picked up books.

200

When the words "as ....as " or "like" are used in a poem it's called a 

simile

200

What is the message of the poem?

Do good deeds and your life is spent well. But if you don’t help anyone , you don’t bring a smile to anyone’s faces, or you don’t even do a small favor for anybody, then your life is wasted.

200

The word "adjusting" means

הסתגלות

300

What is Laurie's mother worried about? 

She thinks Charles might be a bad influence.

300

Which HOT did we learn with the story ? 

Making connections

300

If you don't help anyone , your day is 

worse than lost

300

Why did the poet use the sun as the main image of the poem?

Because the sun gives us warmth, happiness, light and actually life. Without the sun there is no life. We are dependent(תלויים) on it.We need it to survive. So if people help others  and make them feel good it’s like they make them live. And if they don’t, it’s like they let them die

300

The word "transition" means

מעבר

400

How does Laurie behave at home after starting kidnergarten? 

He behaves rudely and nsolently to his parents

400

What does Laurie's mother realize at the end of the story?

That if there is no Charles in the kindergarten than her son made up all the stories about Charles. And it's probably Laurie who was making all these problems.

400

In what period of time was the poem written ? Where ?

In the Victorian era, in England.

400

 "At nothing cost" means that a good deed should cost a lot of money. True\ False

False
400

Shirley Jackson uses humor in her stories. True\ False, prove from our story.

True. The parents in the story don't seem to understand for too long that Laurie is making up stories abut a persona he names Charles.There are clues they had to understand before the PTA meeting for that. 

500

How does Charles make a girl bleed at school?

he bounces a sea-saw at her head.

500

Why did Laurie's mother miss the first PTA?

Because the baby was sick

500

Give an example of a deed that can make a "well spent day"

give a kind glass to someone\ or help someone \ do a self denying deed

500

What is the real name of the poet  George Eliot ? Why did she have to use that name  ? 

Mary Ann stevenson, because at that time women were not taken seriously as equal capable human beings or as public figures.

500

How does Laurie's father explaine the "reformation" in Charles being the "teacher helper" ?

That  he is only plotting and it isn't a real change for the better.

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