Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Chapters 1 and 2
1. What is Tomie's heritage?
2. How does Tomie feel about his heritage?
3. What is 26 Fairmount Avenue?
4. How did Nana Fall Water get her name?
5. How does Tomie find out about the natural disaster at the beginning of the book?
6. What strange and religious habit does Tomie's mother have?
7. What does Tomie and his family see during the natural disaster?
8. What is Tomie reminded of while watching...
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