Analyze and explain how Bud is more mature than other ten year olds.
Book: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis — Ch. 1 and Ch. 2
Which chapter title best summarizes the events of chapter 1?
Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A?
In what ways is Bud more mature than other ten year olds? Support your answer with two to three examples from chapter one and two.
What point of view is this story told from? How does the point of view influence what the reader sees and hears?
This story takes place during the Great Depression. What details does the author include to show what the Great Depression was like?
Why was the blue flyer important to Bud?
Why does the author start and end chapter one with the phrase “here we go again”?
Describe the Amos family. Support your answer with two to three details that describe Todd Amos, Mr. Amos and Mrs. Amos.
Describe Bud’s relationship with his suitcase. What does it mean to him? Why?
Bud and Todd are both very different characters; however, they both follow rule number 3. How does this benefit both Todd and Bud in chapter 2?
to be sad or depressed