Summary: The Examination Day is about a twelve-year old boy named Dickie Jordan who takes a government intelligence exam to see how smart he is but he . Includes handout with comprehension questions and an extended writing task. Examination Day has 90 ratings and 15 reviews. Dickie Jordan has just turned twelve, so it’s time for him to take a Government mandated intelligence test.

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They bring him to the facility and go back home to wait anxiously for the results. The segment is based on the short story “Examination Day” by Henry Slesar.

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Which may be the point that Slesar is attempting to make. Edamination ppt “Examination Day Henry Slesar. Courtney rated it it was amazing Mar 12, The Twilight Zone episodes. Dickie Jordan has just turned twelve, so it’s time for him to take a Government mandated intelligence test. How old is the protagonist?

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Warm Up Define conflict. We think you have liked this presentation. If anything the only way for the Government to maintain the status quo is to remove or kill those who have an IQ that is higher than what is acceptable to the Government.

This test was to narrow the population down, so they didn’t get too many free thinking children who would start an uprising against the machine. It is as though she has been programmed to accept the way that things are. Like the opposite of a joke. Jul 22, Omer Dassa rated it liked it Shelves: Books by Henry Slesar.


Examination Day Henry Slesar.

It’s a very simple and short gotcha story. This is not the case in the story which may explain why truth serum is used before the start of the test. Sadly all too relevant to today’s anti-science and anti-expertise agenda amidst certain factions in our nation’s. Provide specific examples based on personal experience.

The story features a small boy of 12 years preparing for his test. Do you think all intelligent children would be disposed of? Richard Jordan Elizabeth Norment: It is a dystopian story It is titled Examination Day Based on this knowledge, what do you predict the story will be about?

Tyger A rated it really liked it Sep 07, Isaac,E rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Mr Jordan also knows how important the test is.

Examination Day

His manner is matter of fact with no emotion. Bradley rated it liked it Nov 19, If they are not the Government will control not only the family but each individual in the family as well. Auth with social network: Which suggests that the rule of Government may be more important than family.

Whereas people would usually come before institutes. Articles with short description Television episode articles with short description for single episodes TV.

What does the protagonist have to do?

Ruth Jordan Ed Krieger: He uses this experience and observations of totalitarian governments and exaggerates these in his writing, as a kind of warning to the government of the day.


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Fill in the table below to chart their behaviour towards him, showing what they say, how they say it and how they act. If the consequences of the test where known to the child taking the test.

He and his family live in a dystopian future and it is Dickie’s twelfth birthday. Examination Day by Henry Slesar. Complete the following table with as many examples as you can exakination.

Heidi rated it really liked it May 20, The parents burst into tears as the government examiners ask them how they would like to handle their son’s remains. Dec 22, Lena Rakhimova rated it it was amazing. Sharky rated it really slesag it Jul 29, To ask other readers questions about Examination Dayplease sign up.

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