601-1 The Indian in the Cupboard (1-4)

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Indian in the Cupboard


1.  What do you think Little Bear's thoughts were when he was transported through time to find himself in a giant's cupboard?

2.  Conflict is when there are two or more things you want to do and you can't do them both.  Think of a time in your life when you had a conflict and write about it.

3.  Explain the following quotation from Chapter 3.  "Not only was his Indian no mere toy come to life, he was a real person, somehow magically out of the past of over two hundred years ago."

4.  While doing research on the Iroquois, Omri learns about the practice of scalping?  Explain your feeling about this practice.

5.  Little Bear did not live in a teepee, but rather a long house.  Research and draw a detailed long house.  Use factual information to create a realistic illustration.

6.  Write a story of a girl and a magic cupboard.  What kind of a toy would she put into the cupboard?  What might happen to the girl and to the toy?



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