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Pre-Reading Writing Prompt- The Wave
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Pre-Reading Writing Prompt- The Wave

By Todd Strasser

 

The following list of words is taken from the novel, The Wave. Examine the words carefully. Look up those that you do not know. Write a short essay that predicts what you think is going to happen in the novel. You must use all of the words.

 

1.    allegiance

2.    atrocity

3.    brainwashing

4.    convictions

5.    guinea pig

6.    indoctrinate

7.    inhumane

8.    lackadaisical

9.    psyched

10. resurgence

11. single-mindedly

12. sophomore

13. subconscious

14. tantalize

15. zealous

16. impressionable

17. backfire

18. destined

19. facetiously

20. intimidate

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