By James Lincoln Collier and
Prediction - Use the front and back covers to help you make a prediction about what will happen in this book.
Chapter 1- Describe Willy.
Where does the story take place? Make a map using the
Make a character chart or family tree.
Why are Ma and Pa free?
Why do the black soldiers call them "niggers"?
Chapter 2- Why doesn't Ma argue with Pa?
How did Pa evade the British in his boat?
Describe a cockade hat.
What did Fort Griswold look like?
What does Willy do at the end of this chapter?
Chapter 3- What happens to the fort and
What does Willy do?
Chapter 4- How does Willy get free?
How does she try to solve her predicament?
How is she feeling?
Chapter 5- What words tell you what Captain
Ivers is like?
Describe Mrs. Ivers.
What new problems does Willy face?
Chapter 6- What are the Americans in the
How does Willy analyze the rights of men and women?
Chapter 7- Who controls New York City? Connecticut?
How does Willy avoid being bothered by Charlie?
Chapter 8- What is the advice that Horace
gives on lying?
Describe the Queen's Head.