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Study Guide for the novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Will be updated as we read) Characters 1. The eccentric owner of the Wonka Chocolate Factory is Willy Wonka. 2. 3. A rude boy who loves nothing but eating is Augustus Gloop. 4. A mean, spoiled, and self involved child is Veruca Salt. 5. 6. A boy who cares only about guns and tv is Mike Teavee. 7. Chapters 1 & 2 1. Charlie's father Mr. Bucket works in a toothpaste factory. 2. Because the Bucket family is so poor, they eat bread and margarine for breakfast, boiled potatoes and cabbage for lunch, and cabbage soup for dinner. 3. Charlie longs for chocolate but because they are poor he only gets chocolate once a year on his birthday. 4. Everyday Charlie walks past the chocolate factory and prays he will get to go in one day. 5. Grandpa Joe tells the family stories to amuse them about Mr. Wonka and the factory. 6. Mr. Wonka has made over 200 varieties of candy bars. 7. Some of Mr. Wonka's inventions include ice cream that stays frozen in the sun, marshmallows that taste like flowers, and chewing gum that never loses flavor. Chapters 3 & 4 1. Prince Pondicherry asks Mr. Wonka to build a castle complete out of chocolate. 2. Because it is hot, the castle melts and the Prince finds himself in a chocolate swimming pool. 3. Grandpa Joe tells Charlie that noone has ever been seen going in or leaving the factory. 4. This makes Charlie wonder who works in the factory. 5. At one time, Mr. Wonka went out of business because a jealous competitor sent in spies to find out Mr. Wonka's secrets. When the factory came back to life, everyone has always wondered who works in the factory. 6. The only clue as to who works in the factory are tiny shadows that can be seen in the windows. These shadows are no taller than a man's knee. 7. Mr. Bucket tells Charlie that the factory will be opening its doors to a few lucky people via the golden tickets. Chapters 5 & 6 1. Five children will be allowed to tour the factory. 2. It has been ten years since anyone has been inside. 3. The invitations are hidden inside five Wonka chocolate bars in the form of golden tickets. 4. Grandpa Joe tells Charlie that he could find one of the tickets. 5. Augustus Gloop found the first ticket. 6. The second ticket is found the day before Charlie's birthday by Veruca Salt. Her fathers owns a peanut shelling factory. Chapters 7 & 8 1. Charlie's birthday present is a Wonka whipple-scrumptious fudgemallow delight bar. 2. Charlie discovers no golden ticket. 3. Violet Beauregarde find the third ticket. She is an avid gum chewer and wants to win a lifetime supply of gum. When she isn't chewing the gum, she sticks it behind her ear. She has been currently chewing the gum in her mouth for three months. 4. Mike Teavee finds the fourth ticket. His favorite thing in the world is television. Chapters 9 & 10 1. The day after Charlie's birthday, Grandpa Joe sneaks his wallet out and gives Charlie 10 cents to get another candy bar. 2. Unfortunately, the candy bar is a regular candy bar with no ticket. 3. The Bucket family forgets about the contest because it gets so cold. They only think about getting warm and getting enough to eat. 4. The toothpaste factory where Mr. Bucket works shuts down and he becomes employed. 5. Charlie becomes even more thin, and his family is worried. 6. One day, Charlie finds a dollar. He immediately thinks of food. He walks to the nearest store which is a newspaper and candy shop. 7. His plan is to buy one candy bar and give the rest of the money to his mother.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Coming Attraction! Project (Due May 14th) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is about to be made into a movie and you have been chosen to design the promotional poster. Include the title and author of the book, a listing of the main characters, and the actors who will play them, a drawing of a scene from the book, and a paragraph synopsis of the story. Instructions: This can be completed on a normal poster or on a half sheet of poster board. Poster should be creative and colorful. Poster DOES NOT have to be written in cursive but must be written NEATLY!!! An award will be given to the student who produces the most creative and imaginative promotional poster. Vocabulary for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Vocabulary Test Part 1 (Test is April 12th) 1. draft - a current of air 2. inventor - the person who first comes up with a brand new idea or thing 3. stammer - to speak haltingly and to have trouble getting the words out 4. furnace - an appliance that heats houses and buildings by burning fuel or circulating hot water 5. nightcap - a cloth cap worn in bed 6. expose - to uncover or allow to be in the open air 7. colossal - describes something so large it makes you say, "Whoa!" 8. dotty - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular 9. enormously - extremely 10. hooligan - a rowdy person who causes trouble for others 11. repulsive - offensive to the mind 12. glisten - be shiny, as if wet 13. frantically - in an uncontrolled manner 14. despicable - morally reprehensible 15. scraggy - having a sharply uneven surface or being very thing 16. stiletto - a small dagger with a tapered blade 17. nibble - to bite off very small pieces; bite gently 18. youth - a young person (especially a young man or boy) 19. vow - a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner. 20. beckon - summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Vocabulary Test Part 2 (Test is April 24th) 1. blissful - completely happy and contented 2. sensation - an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation 3. dervish - an ascetic Muslim monk; a member of an order noted for devotional exercises involving bodily movements 4. pandemonium - a state of extreme confusion and disorder 5. bulge - swell or protrude outwards 6. peculiar - beyond or deviating from the usual or expected 7. document - anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks 8. mystic - having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding 9. precious - of high worth or cost 10. verdict - the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decisions; can be used in formulating a judgment 11. cluster - a small group of people or things 12. envious - showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages 13. clatter - a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement) 14. gilded - made from or covered with gold 15. intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree 16. riverbank - the bank of a piece of water 17. perch - an elevated place serving as a seat 18. froth - the gathering of small bubbles at the top of a drink 19. mist - a very dense water vapor, almost as thick as fog 20. rumbling - a loud low dull continuous noise ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Vocabulary Test Part 3 (Test is May 10th) 1. shriek - a high pitched, piercing cry 2. furious - marked by extreme anger 3. journey - the act of traveling from one place to another 4. yacht - an upscale boat, often a sailboat, that is used for cruising or racing 5. balmy - mild and pleasant 6. basin - a container that holds water and is used for washing 7. swelter - to be hot; very very hot 8. mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field 9. disturb - move deeply or tamper with 10. cross - annoyed or irritable 11. precipice - a very steep cliff 12. hollow - not solid; having a space or gap or cavity 13. intently - with strained or eager attention 14. stagger - walk with great difficulty 15. tremendous - extraordinarily large in size, extent, amount, power, or degree 16. nudge - push against gently 17. incinerator - a furnace used for the disposing of refuse 18. hover - linger or remain near a place 19. tantrum - a short lived fit of frustration 20. frump - a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman