Short Answer Key
1. How old is Precious when the book begins?
2. What grade is Precious in at the beginning of the story?
3. What grade is Precious supposed to be in?
4. What is one of the reasons why Precious was held back in the second grade?
She could not read.
5. How old is Precious when she leaves school to have her daughter?
6. When did Precious' father begin raping her?
When she was in second grade.
7. When does Precious start writing her story?
September 24, 1987.
8. Why does Precious yell at her math teacher, Mr. Wicher?
She does not know what the number 122 looks like.
9. Why does Mr. Wicher like Precious?
She yells at other students when they are unruly.
10. Why does Precious claim the students listen to her?
They are scared of her....
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