Wicked by Gregory Maguire
In Volume II, Part 1, Chapter 3, Madame Morrible reads a quell (poem) that upsets Dr. Dillamond to no end. This quell will defenitely have words your students will not know and is a good activity to use their dictionaries with to dissect the quell and find out the meaning of this quell and what is says about Animals and the World of Oz. Then there are 3 questions for them to answer for them to make comparisons and state their opinions.
There is an Answer Key included.
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