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
1. What does kira-kira mean, and why is it so important to Katie?
2. What happens when a dog attacks Katie and Lynn when they are young?
3. What does Lynn hope to do to make money when she is older?
4. What is Katie's mother worried about when they prepare to move to Georgia, and what is Katie's father's response to this?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 2
5. What happens when Uncle Katsu challenges Lynn to a game of chess?
6. What do...
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