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. Why does Billy Buck not enter the kitchen before anyone else?
2. What does Jody mean when he says his mouth "works"?
3. Why does everyone on the ranch eat such a hearty breakfast?
4. While Jody's mother often finds his hands to be dirty, why doesn't she make him wash them?
5. How long does Jody have to go to get to school?
6. Why doesn't Carl allow shooting near the house?
7. Why is Jody pleased to...
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