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Roll of Thunder Chapters 1-3 questions

List the name and age of each of the Logan children
Cassie and 9, little man and 6, Stacie and 12, and Christophor-John and 8
To whom did the Logans' land belong before Grandpa Logan bought it
Harlan Granger
Explain the significance of the school bus speeding up
It would splash Cassie and the others in water
What is significant about the name of the white school and the flags flying in front of it
Name is named after the president of the confederate and for flags is the confederate flag is on top of the American flag saying their laws are more important than the nation's laws
Compare and contrast the buildings of the Jefferson Davis County School with the Great Faith Elementary and Secondary School
Great Faith Elementary and Secondary School is better than Jefferson Davis County School (Great Faith Elementary and Secondary School had buses while Jefferson Davis County School don't)
What point of view is used in the novel? Who is the narrator
1st person and Cassie
Explain why Papa is away working on the railroad
To make money to pay of mortgage of the land
What happened to the Berrys
They were burned by white people
Whom does Papa bring home with him, and why has he been fired
Mr. Morrison and he got into a fight
What do the children overhear after church?
They hear more about the white men harassing black people and more about what happened to the berry's
What does Papa forbid the children to do, and why
Go to Wallace store because people there drink beer
What does Mama mean when she says they're glad to have Mr. Morrison, "especially now
Because they could have protection because their dad is always working and he is never home
Explain why the black students don't have a school bus
They can't afford them
Why doesn't Stacey want to include T.J. in his plan
He talks to much (has a big mouth) and he wouldn't like to help them
How do the Logan children get revenge for the school bus splashing them
They make a big ditch and fill it in water and the bus got stuck and the white children have to walk to school for 2 weeks
Who were the "riders," and what were they doing
They would terrorize the blacks
Why do you think the riders left without doing any harm
They were at the wrong house