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. Describe the game that the children were playing before they found Gemmy on the beach
2. Describe Gemmy's appearance when the children first come upon him
3. How does Lachlan act towards Gemmy while walking him back to the development? What does Lachlan pretend Gemmy is?
4. What does Gemmy do to help the villagers understand him? Why does he need to do this?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 2
5. What is Gemmy reminded of when he sees fire? How does this make...
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