Characers
Quotes
Plot
Rhetoric
Potpourri
100

What is Ishmael's uncle's name?

Tommy

100

"They have lost everything that makes them human. They do not deserve to live. That is why we must kill every single one of them." 

Lt. Jabati

100

What does RUF stand for?

Revolutionary United Front

100

Define: ethos, logos, and pathos. 

ethos: an appeal through a credible or authoritative source.

logos: an appeal to logic and common sense reasoning.

pathos: an appeal the audience's emotions.

100

List 15 Disney movies. 

200

Who is the nurse that Ishmael becomes friends with at the Benin Home?

Esther

200

"If you are alive, there is hope for a better day and something good to happen. If there is nothing good left in the destiny of a person, he or she will die."

Ishmael's father

200
Where are Ishmael Beah and his friends when their home is attacked? 

Mattru Jong

200

"Well, I am from the part of the country where I have not only suffered because of the war but I have also participated in it and undergone rehabilitation." 

ethos

200

When was the last time the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup?

2011

300

Who is Ishmael's adoptive mother? First & last name. 

Laura Simms

300

"Every time people come at us with the intention of killing us, I close my eyes and wait for death. Even though I am still alive, I feel like each time I accept death, part of me dies." 

Saidu 

300

Ishmael escapes to the capital of Guinea. What is the capital of Guinea?

Conarky 

300

Define Rhetoric.

The art of persuasive speaking or writing. 

300

How old is Mac?

26

400

Who are Ishmael's two friends who die during his first battle?

Josiah and Musa

400

"They stayed in that house."

Gasemu

400

There are two reasons why Ishmael decides to leave Freetown and Sierra Leone. What does he say would happen if he stayed?

If he stayed; 1. he would become a soldier again

or 2. his friends would kill him for refusing to become a soldier again. 

400

Make an argument for why EACH type of rhetoric could be the most persuasive. You have 4 minutes and the clock starts now. 

400

What is Mac's nephew's name?

Clifford

500

Who was the corporal who trained Ishmael and his friends?

Corporal Gadafi 

500

"How would you like to be the spokesperson for this center?"

Mr. Kamara

500

In what village did Ishmael and his friends encounter Lt. Jabati? 

Yele

500

Create a sentence where you make an argument and use ALL 3 types of rhetoric. You have 5 minutes, the clock starts now. 

500

What EL sports has Mac attended? List ALL. 

Boys hockey, boys soccer, boys basketball, Baseball, Softball, Track, girls soccer, girls basketball, girls lacrosse, boys lacrosse, field hockey, football.

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