Characters
Events
Events 2
Skills
Vocab
100

Who is a part of "The United Nations" and why do they call themselves that?

Shayla, Isabella, and Julia. They call themselves "The United Nations" because they are all from different cultures but remain united.

100

What is the name of Shayla's journal?

Eyeball Journal

100

What is the purpose of wearing black armbands?

To show people that black lives matter and to draw attention to injustice. 

100

What does R.A.C.E stand for?

Restate, answer, cite, explain

100

A setup in which hidden attackers lie in wait; capturing another by surprise.

Ambush

200

What is Shayla's sister's name?

Hana

200

What does the principal do when people continue to wear armbands after they become banned?

She takes scissors to the basketball courts and starts cutting them off.

200

At the end of the book, who does Shayla spot Yolanda holding hands with?

Tyler

200

What is the main idea?

What the story is mostly about.

200

Feeling gloomy; to move or act slowly.

Mope

300

Which character is always misunderstood and judged based on the way he looks?

Bernard

300

What advice does Hana give Shayla after the principal warns her to take off her armband or she will be kicked off the track team?

"If you're going to go down, go down big!" She gives her a whole bag of new arm bands to pass out.

300

What 2 things does Julia do to make amends with the United Nations?

1. Sends a picture of the three of them to Shayla.

2. Shows up at Shayla's house to apologize and express her thoughts.

300

Theme

The message or lesson the author is trying to teach it's readers.

300

Something that is a source of irritation.

Hassle

400

Who almost got thrown into a trash can?

Alex

400

How does Coach West show support for all of the students who are protesting at school?

She wears an armband to school.

400

What does Shayla's mom do when she gets in trouble for passing out armbands?

She brings the handbook to school and gives the principal a piece of her mind. She tells Shayla she is proud of her.

400

What is a protagonist?

The leading/main character in a story.

400

Walk leisurely and with no apparent aim.

Saunter

500

Who is the principal at Emerson Junior High?

Principal Trask

500

Who sprains their ankle in the track meet against John Wayne Junior High?

Carmetta

500

What does Shayla have to do during her last track meet that terrifies her?

Run the relay

500

What are the 5 elements of plot structure?

Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution

500

To force one's way.

Jostling

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