1. Papa looked at the trees
that stood like sentinels on the edge of the hollow. Which of the
following best defines the word "sentinels?"
2. Cassie offers to carry Lillian Jean's
books. What is Cassie's real reason for being Lilllian Jean's
feels bad about the way she treated Lillian Jean in Strawberry.
wants to get revenge on Lillian Jean for acting as if she is better
Cassie hope they can
become best friends.
3. What evidence is given in Chapter 8 that leads
the reader to believe that Cassie is a good student in school?
likes to read.
teacher said she received an A on an examination.
Cassie received her
4. Mama explains to Cassie why she was
fired. Which of the following explanations did Mama give her?
teaching things some people didn't want to hear.
didn't like the principal.
She was failing too
5. Which of the following statements did NOT occur
in Chapter 8?
realizes that he and Stacey are no longer friends.
gets her teaching job back.
T. J. admits he said
something that got Miz Logan fired.
6. Which incident in Chapter 9 indicates that Mr.
and Mrs. Logan value a good education for their children?
knows how to measure to tablespoons of flour for the cornbread.
They do not allow
Cassie to skip school to help plow the fields.
7. Papa explains to Cassie that he must work
on the railroad because mama has lost her job and the mortgage and
taxes must be paid. Which of the following defines the word
pledging of property to a creditor as security for the payment of a
A piece of farm
machinery used in harvesting cotton.
8. Papa tells Cassie that they will never give up?
He explains that they will continue to do what they have to do.
What example does he use to help her understand what he is talking
her a folktale that has been passed down through the generations.
compares the Logans to a fig tree and other people as oak and walnut
He draws her a picture
of black people and white people.
9. Who went along with Papa
and Mr. Morrison to Vicksburg?
10. What happened to Papa on the trip back from
shot and killed by Mr. Wallace.
was shot and his leg was injured when the wagon rolled over it.
He caught pneumonia.
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