CT, You See
Lads and Dads
Novel Idea
Which Witch?
Vary Verily
100

What is the setting of the novel?

Wethersfield (a Connecticut Colony), 1687

100

Who knows that Mercy likes John and that John likes Mercy?

Kit

100

What is the setting of the novel?

Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony, 1687

100

How does Goodwife Cruff think Hannah Tupper got away?

Turning herself into a mouse so she could escape in the mouth of her cat
100

How does Kit experience man vs. society?

*answers will vary*

200

Where is Saybrook?

on the coast of Connecticut; it's a port by a river that leads to Wethersfield

200

What did Matthew Wood think about the Connecticut Charter of 1662?

He wanted to preserve the freedoms it gave colonists

200

What is the genre of "The Witch of Blackbird Pond"?

historical fiction

200

Who is "The Witch" named after?

Kit

200

How does the novel show the Great Idea of Appearance vs. Reality?

*answers will vary*

300

How many times a Sabbath-day was Meeting?

two: one in the morning and another in the evening

300

What happened to John Holbrook after he joined the militia?

His group was held captive but he escaped

300

How do we see Appearance vs. Reality in the novel?

*answers will vary*

300

When Kit jumps in the water to get Prudence's doll, of what does Nat warn her?

That she could be accused of witchcraft

300

Describe Kit's struggle with self-control and how she grows

*answers will vary*

400

What was the Connecticut Charter of 1662?

A document signed by the King of England that gave colonies governmental authority

400

Besides Kit, which other character goes through a change for the better?

a. William

b. John

c. Mercy

d. Rachel

b. John Holbrook

400

What is the climax of the novel?

When John returns from the militia and couples with Mercy--this show's the fruit of Kit's self-control

400

Kit is proved innocent of the accusation of witchcraft when...

...Prudence both writes her name and reads the Bible aloud

400

Does Kit do the right thing by befriending Hannah Tupper?

*answers will vary*

500

What happens to William's House? Who does it and what happens to them?

Nat and other Dolphin sailors put jack-o-lanterns in all the windows and they are put in the stocks and then banished (or else lashed upon entry)

500

When John Holbrook reads the Bible aloud in a melodious voice, Kit has a reaction. What is it?

Kit discovers that the Old Testament could come alive!

500

What is the main source of conflict in the novel?

Kit's impulsivity

500

What do Prudence's parents generally think about her?

That she is unintelligent and unable to learn.

500

Which character from our novel do you feel camaraderie with and why?

*answers will vary*

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