1. Mrs. Frisby recognizes that even though Jeremy
is not the brightest of animals, he is still very valuable to her
because of the things and places he knew about? Think of a time
when you and someone else successfully worked together to solve a
2. Why do you think Mrs. Frisby did not believe
the owl would listen to her, a lady mouse with a sick child?
3. How would a paper glider react if it were
caught in an updraft?
4. Mrs. Frisby realizes at one point in the
story that she has two choices: stay in the house and be crushed, or
wrap Timothy up and risk his life as they move. Predict what Mrs.
Frisby will do and explain why.
5. Jeremy indicates that he's never heard of the
rats ever helping anybody but themselves. Do you agree or disagree
with the statement that we only help ourselves and not others.
6. The reader now realizes that Mr. Jonathan
Frisby was a very important character in this book. Make a
prediction as to why.