1. Do you like the book Make Way for
Possible Answer: I liked this book! It was a story with a
happy ending. I like animals very much. I like to read books
about animals. That is why I liked this book.
2. Do you think this story could really happen?
Possible Answer: I think this story is true. My grandma
and grandpa live in the city. They have a pond and some ducks live
there. They build a nest and hatch eggs every spring. There
are a lot of streets and people around, but it does not bother the
ducks. If this happens by my grandma and grandpa's house I think
it could happen in Boston too.
3. Do you think the people in Boston liked the
Possible Answer: I think the people liked the ducks very
much. The pictures in the book showed this. People liked to
feed them peanuts. The cars waited for them. People looked
out of store windows and smiled at them. The person who liked them
the most was Michael. He was very kind to the ducks and their
4. What if the Charles River was polluted?
Do you think the ducks could still live there?
Possible Answer: I'm not really sure. They might have
just left if the river was too polluted. Ducks might know when
places are not safe. If they did stay and build a nest they might
have all got sick and died.
5. Write a different ending to this story?
Possible Answer: Mike the Policeman called for help. He
called someone to come and catch the ducks. A lady came and safely
put them into a very big cage. The lady took the ducks and
ducklings out into the woods near a very nice pond. Then she let them
go. It was the perfect place! Mr. and Mrs. Mallard and the
ducklings lived there happily ever after.