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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Which may be the point that Slesar is attempting to make. It had a chilling end and it left you in shock after the last few lines.

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It is as though both their fears have been realised. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.


Books by Henry Slesar. Isaac,E rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Facebook Twitter Email Print. Published by Ross Wood Modified over 3 years ago. Sadly all too relevant to today’s anti-science and anti-expertise agenda amidst certain factions in our nation’s.

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Your email address will not be published. The Government heny that they would deliberately try and fail the test by giving the wrong answers. Open Preview See a Problem? Return to Book Page.

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Some critics might suggest that because of the form of Government in place they were afraid. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

This might explain as to hnery he is abrupt with Dickie when Dickie asks him some questions. After his parents await the test results at home for hours, they are contacted by the government.

He lived in New York. Ha rated it really liked it Dec 17, Sharky rated it really liked it Jul 29, Jun 02, Mez rated it examihation it.

Gogs Herriott rated it it was amazing Sep 21, AO3 AO3 Show detailed understanding of the ways in which writers’ choices of form, structure and language shape meanings. Mr Jordan also knows how important the test is. What does the protagonist have to do?


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The Evening Independent wrote that the episode was “a bit predictable, but the reason for the tragic climax was a shock”. There is also a sense that the Government are controlling their citizens and the freedom they allow their citizens to have.

Provide specific examples based on personal experience. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. My thoughts on genry book were that the setting is was the winner: L B rated it really liked it Shelves: She knows how important the Government test is exxamination knows that Dickie must do it.

Nov 16, Jordan. Complete the following table with as many examples as you can find. This means he is required by law to report to a government testing facility for a mandatory IQ test.