Read pages 1-3, chapter 1, titled "Kim."
Please respond to the following questions:
- In the first paragraph on page one, Kim thinks, "Might notice me." Why does Fleischman use those three words? What does Kim really mean by those words?
- In the last sentence on page one, Fleischman writes, "My own tears had then come as well, but for a different reason." What can you infer that the different reason is? Use details and quotations from the text to support your inference.
- Fleischman writes on page 2 in the first paragraph, "Then I walked outside to the street." What were the three items that Kim collected? What can you predict Kim will do next with the three items that she had collected?
- What is Kim trying to prove to her father? What characteristics does she want him to see? Use details and quotations from the text to support your claim describing the characteristics that you think Kim would like her father to see.