2 How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper. Chapters 1-8 Identify two reasons why Moose and his family move to Alcatraz Island.Explain how Moose feels about his father’s new jobs.Why is chapter three called “Trick Monkey”?What sort of books does Natalie enjoy reading?Explain how Moose feels about Natalie being at the Esther P. Marinoff school.What “favor” does the warden ask of Moose?What do Moose and Piper do in English class that goes against the warden’s rules?Why is Moose late getting home after school?
3 How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper. Chapters 9-12 Why doesn’t Theresa want to tell Moose that Jimmy is her brother?What does Piper mean when she accuses Moose of being a “church boy”?A) What news does Mr. Purdy tell Moose about Natalie?B) How does Moose feel about having to pass this news onto his mother?Why does Moose’s mom shove his father (her husband?)What, exactly, did Natalie do wrong at the Esther P. Marinoff school?Over what issue does Piper apologize to Moose?Piper passes notes in class. What are they about?
4 Ch. 13-17 Write a brief summary of your assigned chapter. What is the chapter’s main conflict?How is this conflict resolved?Find two examples of indirect characterization of any character in the chapter, and explain what this reveals about the character. (Ex: Billy cried which tells us that he is upset.)
5 How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper. Chapters 21-28 Why is Piper living in San Francisco?Why does baby Rocky finally stop crying?Why does Al Capone’s mother leave Alcatraz without visiting her son?How does Moose feel about Scout and Piper’s friendship?What is the significance of # 105?How does Moose finally find a baseball?Who else knows about #105?Why do Moose and his mother fight?
6 How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper. Chapters 29-34 Why does Piper want Natalie to meet #105 again?What causes Natalie to throw a tantrum?What event caused Natalie to change for the worse when she was 3-years old?Moose’s dad meets alone with his wife (Moose’s mom) to discuss Natalie. What does he tell her?Why is Moose’s family so anxious about Natalie’s birthday?Why is Moose upset that Piper was invited over for dinner?