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1.Curious Incident Quiz 1

2.Group Work – Journal Entry 2 –

Journal Entry #2: Chapters 73-139 (Class work)


  1. Answer the following questions in complete sentences (6 points each):
  2. Why did Christopher’s parent argue often?
  3. Why does Christopher think he would be a good astronaut?
  4. What made Christopher decide to continue his book after he promised he would stop?
  5. What did Mrs. Alexander tell Christopher about Mr. Shears?
  6. Why does Christopher enjoy reading Sherlock Holmes?
  7. How does Christopher feel about his mother’s affair with Mr. Shears?
  8. What is unusual about Christopher’s memory? Do you wish you had the same kind of memory? Why or why not?
  9. How does Mr. Boone react when he finds Christopher’s book?
  10. Why does Christopher hate the colors yellow and brown? Is this hatred unusual?
  11. How does Christopher define love?
    1. Connections – Give two examples of events in the novel which connected to your life or prior knowledge. Explain in detail what occurred in each event, how the event connected to your life, and how the connection helped you to understand each event better (10 points each).

Example: Christopher says his favorite book is The Hound of the Baskervilles. He likes the book because he thinks that he and Sherlock Holmes are alike: They both notice small details which help them to solve mysteries. I like to read mystery books like Gone Girl because I can usually solve the mystery before the book ends by paying attention to the details.

  1. Definitions: (2 points each)
  1. claustrophobia (50)
  2. anemic (51)
  3. tartan (54)
  4. dungarees (65)
  5. third degree (66)
  6. roisterers (70)
  7. bog (71)
  8. supernatural (72)
  9. nephritis (84)
  10. Occam’s razor (90)


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