Characters
Conflicts
Comprehension Questions
Comprehension Questions
Vocab
100
Who is Mark's best friend in the novel?
Rick
100
Mom is upset with dad in the story, why?
Mom thinks dad forced Danny to join the military.
100
What year does the story take place?
1969
100
Why does mom start working at the library?
Mom starts to work to start a college fund for Mark.
100
where they take the injured or sick soldiers
infirmary
200
Dad is against the war or for the war?
For the war
200
Why does Mark donate Wolfie to the Vietnam War?
Mark wants attention because he is jealous Danny gets all of the attention.
200
How long does the Vietnam War last?
19 years
200
Who gets out of the van at the protest march for Wolfie?
Vietnam Veterans
200
Claire's brother was a _________________.
draft dodger
300
What does Mark go to school to become at the end of the story?
A history teacher
300
After Danny gets injured, Dad feels guilty. Why?
Danny blames himself for encouraging Danny to join the military.
300
Who's idea is it to send Wolfie to Vietnam?
It is Danny's idea to send Wolfie.
300
Why doesn't Effie go to the protest?
Effie was scared the protest might turn violent. Effie is afraid of groups of people or mobs.
300
to separate from others
quarantine
400
What happens to Tucker at the end of the story?
Tucker goes to college
400
When Danny is Vietnam he starts listening to music. What type of music does mom think Danny is listening to?
Protest music
400
What type of dog is Wolfie? Tracker Scout Sentry
Scout Dog
400
Who writes Mark after Woflie dies in Vietnam? (You do not need specific names)
The soldiers that were with Tucker and Wolfie.
400
to join something; usually voluntarily
enlist
500
When is Wolfie's birthday?
November 27th
500
At the end of the novel Mark decides that he is against the war or for the war?
against the war
500
How did Danny get injured in Vietnam?
Danny steps on a land mine.
500
What happened to the dogs in Vietnam after the war ended?
The dogs were left there. Some dogs were put to sleep. Some dogs were left in their cages or crates. Some dogs were let go in to the jungle.
500
A person who has joined the military
recruit
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