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The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore. Chapter 1. Think about setting. Where a book takes place often affects the character’s personalities and the possibilities for plot. Setting in the fantasy genre often helps us distinguish the fantasy world from the real world.

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The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

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  1. The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

  2. Chapter 1 • Think about setting. Where a book takes place often affects the character’s personalities and the possibilities for plot. Setting in the fantasy genre often helps us distinguish the fantasy world from the real world. • Write a paragraph in your journal that tells how the people in The Power of Six’s world differ from the students’ world. How does this affect the character? The plot? The themes? Why is setting so important?

  3. Chapters 1 and 2 • Short Answer Questions - Chapters One and Two • 1. For what is Marina waiting? • 2. How many orphans reside where Marina lives? • 3. Where does Marina fall in age in relation to the other orphans? • 4. When will Marina turn eighteen? • 5. What choice will Marina have to make when she turns eighteen? • 6. What does Marina have to do in a few minutes?

  4. Chapters 1 and 2 • 7. What does Marina do out of frustration? • 8. Why does Sister Dora call to Marina? • 9. What does the third ring on Marina's leg mean? • 10. What does Adelina tell Marina to do when Marina shows her the rings on her leg? • 11. What are John and Henri labeled? • 12. What does Marina absentmindedly do to the plant beside the computer?

  5. Beliefs • Marina and Adelina are staying at the Santa Teresa convent which doubles as an orphanage. During this time, Adelina seems to have lost her belief in Lorien and the mission that she and Marina face. • Discussion: Debate this statement: Just because someone believes something does not mean it is true.

  6. Chapters 3 and 4 • 1. Who wakes John? • 2. What was John's vision concerning when he is awoken? • 3. Where is the motel that Six, John and Bernie Kosar are in right now? • 4. Where does Six want to go? • 5. What is in the place where Six wants to travel? • 6. Where does Six think her Loric chest is?

  7. Chapters 3 and 4 • 7. Who is Katarina? • 8. Why does Six use clippers on the others? • 9. What does Sam think he looks like when Marina is done using the clippers on him? • 10. What do none of them have for driving the truck? • 11. To what was Six responding when she and Katarina encounter Mogadorians? • 12. What does John realize will happen if the Mogadorians catch up to the group?

  8. Chapters 5 and 6 • 1. What does Marina see when she closes her eyes? • 2. What does Marina tell Adelina as she is helping Marina get ready for mass? • 3. When does Marina want to return to her cave? • 4. What does Sister Dora catch marina doing? • 5. Who comes up to greet Marina? • 6. Why does Marina always pack away a few things when she is cleaning up after lunch?

  9. Chapters 5 and 6 • 7. Where is Marina's cave? • 8. What purpose(s) does the blanket Marina has with her on her trek serve? • 9. What legacy is triggered the first time Marina goes inside the cave? • 10. What painting does Marina work on while in the cave? • 11. What statue is in the background of the landscape she painted? • 12. What do the ringing of the bells at the convent announce?

  10. Description • Description brings the world in a novel to life, giving the reader a sense of location and time. It grounds the characters into the pretend world of the novel. • With a partner write a short description of The Power Of Six and whether you feel it is effective. Come up with a picture of what you think the character(s) looks like and what the setting looks like from the description.

  11. Chapters 7 and 8 • 1. What will happen if the cop pulling them over radios in the stop? • 2. What does the cop think is in the chest on the floor? • 3. What does John do as the officer is bringing his gun up? • 4. Why does John lift Sam to his shoulder? • 5. How long will it be before a helicopter joins the search? • 6. What does BK morph into when he lands?

  12. Chapters 7 and 8 • 7. What does John ask BK to do with a shirt that they each wiped their faces on? • 8. What does Six use her ability on the river to do? • 9. What does John use to guide BK back to them in the dark? • 10. What does Six do to the sky? • 11. What makes John go down when dealing with some officers? • 12. What does John throw far away?

  13. Determination • John is amazed that Six has been on her own since she was thirteen and marvels at the determination it must have take. • Write a paragraph on what you believe is the difference between determination and stubborness.

  14. Chapters 8 and 9 • 1. What do they do in Tennessee? • 2. How many Mogs stormed Six's room when she is captured? • 3. Where does Six waken after being captured by the Mogs? • 4. What happens when a Mog tries to cut Six? • 5. Why does Six start telling the Mogs what they want to hear? • 6. What happens after Six tells them what she knows?

  15. Chapters 8 and 9 • 7. What is the first legacy that appears for Six? • 8. What does Six memorize when she escapes from the Mogs? • 9. What does Ella begin to mimic? • 10. What is Marina's second legacy? • 11. What is Hector doing when Marina and Ella see him on the way to school? • 12. What is the crucial element that Marina finally realizes she is missing?

  16. Chapters 10 and 11 • 1. Where is John when he wakes? • 2. What state are the fugitives in now? • 3. What does BK turn into when he gets out of the water? • 4. What does Six show John and Sam? • 5. What did John see in a vision around the neck of the leader of the Mogs? • 6. Who does John believe is headed for Earth?

  17. Chapters 10 and 11 • 7. What does Marina notice about Ella's sketch? • 8. What does Ella say about her drawing abilities? • 9. What does Marina find under her pillow that night? • 10. What is Ella giggling in church? • 11. Why does Marina hear Ella scream? • 12. What does Marina find when she arrives at her cave?

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