The Education of Little Tree Study Guide for Chapters 13-15

The Education of Little Tree Study Guide for Chapters 13-15
Chapter 13
  1. What is the title of this chapter? Why is it significant?
  2. What is a flashback? Why is this chapter an example?
  3. When did the story of the farmer occur? What was Granpa’s role in the story (What does he have to do with farmers?)
  4. Who were the Regulators? What was their purpose?
  5. What happens to the family in the story?
  6. What lesson(s) does Little Tree learn in this chapter? Who/What is/are his teacher(s)?
Chapter 14
  1. What is the title of this chapter? Why is it significant?
  2. What is the meaning behind the word “Indian Giver,” according to Granpa? What is the meaning behind the word “How!,” according to Granpa?
  3. Why did Mr. Slick and Mr. Chunk visit Granpa?
  4. Why does Granma change the way she prepares the fish for Mr. Chunk and Mr. Slick? What is the outcome?
  5. Give one example of irony in this chapter. Is it verbal, situational, or dramatic?
  6. What lesson(s) does Little Tree learn in this chapter? Who/What is/are his teacher(s)?
Chapter 15
  1. What is the title of this chapter? Why is it significant?
  2. What is “The Nations?”
  3. Describe Granpa, Granma, and Little Tree’s appearances on Sundays. How are they different from other days?
  4. Describe the Willow John.
  5. What happened between Little Tree and Willow John at church?
  6. What lesson(s) does Little Tree learn in this chapter? Who/What is/are his teacher(s)?

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