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 through 11
1. What is Lina thinking about as the story opens?
2. Describe the arrest of Lina's family.
3. How does Lina's quick thinking help her mother?
4. Who does Lina recognize on the truck and what does one prisoner do and what happens to him?
5. Where does the truck go after Lina's family is on it and why does it go there?
6. Why are Ona and the bald man in danger and what do the others do?
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