Characters & Setting
Story Elements 1
Story Elements 2

Vocabulary
100

Who are the two main characters?

Jessie and Evan

100

What does the letter in the mail from the school say?

Jessie and Evan will be in the same class together.

100

Why did Evan pick Scott to help with the lemonade stand?

Evan's friends were all out of town.

100

What does the word sway mean? 

I had to sway my friend Alex to join the baseball team with me.

convince 

200

What is the setting of this story?

Jessie and Evan's house; their neighborhood

200

Explain how Jessie feels when she finds out she'll be in Evan's class. Why does she feel this way?

Excited and overjoyed! She thinks Evan will help her make friends in class and watch out for her.

200

Why did Jessie choose Megan to help with the lemonade stand?

She is in 4th grade with Evan. She lives close. Jessie has met Megan before.

200

What does the word relief mean?

300

What subject is Jessie's very good at, that Evan happens to struggle in?

Math

300

How does Evan feel about Jessie being in his class? How do you know?

He was upset. He is not acting like himself with Jessie. He is being very cold and unkind to her. He doesn't want to play games with Jessie when Jessie offers, he calls her a baby, and he doesn't let her help with the lemonade stand.

300

How did Evan feel when he saw Jessie at her lemonade stand?

Betrayed, upset, angry.

300

What does the word slump mean?

400

Who does Evan invite to help with the lemonade stand? What do we learn about him? 

Scott - he and Evan aren't close friends. Scott can be selfish and mean.

400

What does Jessie do when the boys reject her help on the lemonade stand?

She makes her own lemonade stand with Megan Moriarty.

400

What did Jessie hope Evan's reaction would be to her lemonade stand?

She hoped he would see that she wasn't a baby and want to help her at her lemonade stand.

400

What does the word groan mean?

500

Describe what we've learned about the two main characters (their personalities, strengths and weaknesses)

Jessie - determined, optimistic/ positive. She does well in school, feelings and friendships are her weakness.

Evan - 

500

When their lemonade stand contest began, what did Jessie do to set her stand apart? What did Evan do? 

Jessie decorated her sign, picked a location on the corner before Evan and Scott's stand.

Evan sweet talked the customers.

500

Where did Evan and Scott set up their lemonade stand? Why did they choose this location?

500

What does the word humiliated mean?

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