23 May The Elevator by William Sleator Asia McBay. FONTS WEAK Martin is not an athletic type of person, and isnt very strong. ASHAMED Upset that. 19 Apr In class we read the short story, “The Elevator” by William Sleator. The story is about a very fearful and fragile twelve year old boy named Martin. Start studying “The Elevator” by William Sleator Grade 8. Learn vocabulary, terms , and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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Martin felt the anxiety kick in of being stuck in an elevator with a lady the size of two people, whom he knew nothing about, but she seemed to know him. He was in an elevator that could barely fit three people, with a lady that scared the living day lights out if him. There is always a story behind everything, and each story is worth getting to know. April 20, at 1: Find out how his fear gets worse.

Send the link below via email or IM Copy. The story is about a very fearful and fragile twelve year old boy named Martin. See more popular or the latest prezis. My version will be the first one posted, and my friends have begged me to make up some alternate endings.

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Cancel Reply 0 characters used from the allowed. But with his luck, none came to mind. The story changes when Martin is force to ride the elevator. It was resolved when the big lady gets on the elevator and finally talks to Martin.


The blaring police sirens surrounded Martin’s apartment. Houston, we have a problem! Invited audience members th follow you as you navigate and present People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article. Thank you for reading! Tension so thick, you could cut it with a sleatod.

He just stood there, dumbstruck. Send the link below via email or IM Copy. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The Conflict The conflict was when the lady kept staring at Martin and it elevatpr resolved when she finally talked to him.

There were commands being yelled at some of the firemen about to enter the elebator. Comments 0 Please log in to add your comment. There was an eerie silence, at least to Martin it seemed that way, along with tension. They lived on the 17th floor and wiloiam had to take the elevator which was martins worst fear.

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Present to your audience. Reset share links Resets both viewing and editing links coeditors shown below are not affected. Copy code to clipboard. We let fear take control of our lives. Reset share links Resets both viewing and editing links elevatlr shown below are not affected. She would manipulate him with her cold eyes.


Check out this article to learn more or contact your system administrator. When Martin’s dad gets of the elevator on the ninth floor. This time, he was somewhat successful.

He just couldn’t think of what to say. But this person was beyond scary. Then the thought that scared Martin the most, does she know where I live?

Send this link to let others join your presentation: Notify me of new comments via email. Creating downloadable prezi, be patient. Martin is a very fearful and anxious child. Transcript of The Elevator by William Sleator The Elevator by William Sleator Summary This theme connects with the story because the idea is facing your fears and the story shows how Martin faced his fears and rode the elevator.

The Elevator

Then one of Martin’s worst nightmares occurred. Martin stood like a deer caught in the headlights. His breathing started to falter and his vision was getting blurry.

It was then that he heard a strange ticking noise that confused him even more. It all starts when Martin’s dad decides to move to a new apartment on the seventeenth floor.

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