"Lili's New Mama's House"
"Church" / "Easter Sunday"
"New Boy Poem IV" / "Epitaph Poem"
"Teacher of the Year" / "The Fire" / "Firefly"
"Rodney" / "Almost Summer Sky"
100

Where do Lili and Lonnie see each other this time? What are they eating/drinking?

They meet at Lili's New Mama's House and have chocolate chip cookies and milk. 

100

What word does Lonnie write on his hand in the poem, "Church"?

HOPE

100

What type of poem is "New Boy Poem IV"?

Haiku

100

What is "Teacher of the Year" about?

The news crew came to interview Ms. Marcus and her students after she won Teacher of the Year.

100

How does Miss Edna feel about Rodney coming home?

Overjoyed/ecstatic

200

What color appears more than once in this poem? What does it represent?

Yellow. It represents hope/joy/happiness/warmth. 

200

How does Lonnie feel at the end of "Church"?

Hopeful 

200

How is "New Boy Poem IV" different from the other poems about Clyde?

"New Boy Poem IV" is more positive than the other 3. He compliments Clyde and states that he is good at soccer. 

200

What is "The Fire" mostly about?

The cause of the fire and that Lili and Lonnie were with Pastor Marshall's daughter at the zoo. 
200

What does Lonnie repeat in "Rodney"? Why?

Little Brother because he is excited to have an older brother and to be considered Rodney's younger brother. 
300

What does Lonnie say about Lili's new home?

He is happy that she has such a nice place to live. Even if it means they do not live together.

300

What is a simile in "Easter Sunday"?

"Little girls in pink and yellow and white / dresses like Easter eggs" (81).

300

"His feet are magic" is an example of...

metaphor.

300

In "Teacher of the Year," what poem does Lonnie read to the newscaster? 

"Birth"

300

"Let me give you some shade for a while" (89) is an example of...

personification
400

How does Lonnie act at Lili's New Mama's house?

He is overly polite and considerate. He is sitting up straight, making sure he does not lay on the couch, and eating the cookies slowly. 

400

How does Lonnie feel at the end of "Easter Sunday"?

Confused by certain things

400

Who is "Epitaph Poem" about?

Lonnie's mom, Liliana C. Motion

400

"Firefly" includes poetry elements like...

a spring setting, rhyme, and short stanzas. 

400

"From / Home" indicates that Lonnie feels like Miss Edna's house is...

his home.
500

Lonnie sees God in...

all of the positive experiences he has been had lately. 
500

What does Lonnie have with him in "Easter Sunday"?

Lili's Bible.

500

What is the main idea of "Epitaph Poem"?

Lonnie treasures the memories he has of his parents/family. 

500

What is the tone of "Firefly"?

Hopeful

500

How does Lonnie feel when Rodney puts his arm around him?

Safe/protected
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