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 - Chapter 1, "Little Tree"
1. What important facts does the author provide about Little Tree when he is introduced to the reader?
2. How does the behavior of some of the people on the bus help to introduce one of the themes of the novel?
3. What descriptions of the journey to, and arrival at his new home establish that Little Tree is going to be in a strange place?
4. Why does Little Tree go to bed feeling happy even though he has lost his father and mother?
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