What was the date when Sam finished the house (ch. 6 35-40)?
June 5th - five notches into June
What kind of wood did Sam use to make his bed (Ch6)?
the ash tree
According to Sam, what do cattails taste like after they are cooked (Ch6)?
just like potatoes
What did Sam use to catch animals such as turtles and rabbits (Ch6)?
snares and traps
What person did Sam meet that day (Ch 6)?
a little old lady - "Strawberry Lady"
What was the old lady doing (Ch6)?
Who helped the old lady (Strawberry Lady) (Ch6)?
unhappily - Sam helped her
What animal will Sam train to hunt for him (Ch6)?
the Duck Hawk - the peregrine falcon (the king's provider)
How has Sam's diet changed (Ch6)?
with summer - he was eating more frog legs, rabbit, turtle and a good supply of cattail roots
Who cut Sam's hair (Ch7)?
Miss Turner the librarian in Delhi
What do May apples taste like according to Sam (Ch7)?
a very sweet banana
What was Sam watching for when he cooked the trout (ch7)?
he was watching for the falcon because he wanted to see where the nest was
Where did Sam sleep that night (ch7)?
in a lean-to near the cliffs
While he watched the cliff, what did Sam cook for breakfast (Ch7)?
baked tubers of the arrow-leaf and boiled mussles
What did Sam do to get his falcon (Ch7)?
he climbed the sheer wall of cliffs - dug in with his toes and hands and made his way up the steep cliff
What did he name his falcon and how did she get her name (Ch7)?
he named her Frightful because of the difficulties they had in getting together. She did not hink gently of Sam at first.
Why was Sam's shoulder bleeding (Ch7)?
Frightful's mother had hit him when he was trying to take her from the nest
How did Sam know the trout were hungry (ch7)?
minnows and everything else were jumping out of the water
What was the man wearing who was waiting for Sam (Ch8)?
a forester's uniform
Where did Sam go (Ch8)?
after circling the meadow, he went over to the gorge - just below the rim of the gorge
What did Sam catch in his trap (Ch8)?
the food was rabbit
What did Sam put in his rabbit soup for seasoning (ch8)?
wild garlic and Jack-in-the-Pulpits - a root that tastes like a potato
Did Sam return home that night (ch8)?
no, he slept outside in a bough bed
What made Sam forget about the man (ch8)?
Frightful and all the plans he had for hoods and jesses (straps) for the falcon
What did Sam feed Frightful that morning (Ch9)?
bites of rabbit
What did Sam catch in his trap (ch9)?
the Barron - a weasel
What impressed Sam about the animal he caught (ch9)?
the fact that the weasel was absolutely unafraid
What did Sam call this animal (ch9)?
Why did Sam want to get a deer (ch9)?
for a door for his house, tethers for Frightful, and a blanket for Sam
What did Sam make to season his food (Ch9)?
he made salt from hickory sticks, boiled dry - that leave a salty residue
What did he do with the seasoning he made (ch9)?
he tried it on frog legs for breakfast
What did Sam make out of an oaken board (ch9)?
How did Sam preserve his food for later use (ch10)?
he would smoke the food until it was dry- the best way to preserve extra food
Who screamed and caused Sam to jump in a tree (ch 10)?
the Barron Weasel
How did Sam get a deer (Ch10)?
he found a dead deer on the edge of the meadow
Who had killed the deer (Ch10)?
a hunter who was a poacher (hunting illegally)
What kind of steak did Sam eat for many days (Ch10)?
What kind of animal (insect) makes these noises - "pop, pip, pop?" (Ch10)