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Comprehension Questions – Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

By Katherine Paterson

Grades 4-Eight; Genre – Fiction; GRL T

There’s just one thing Jess
Aarons is wanting forward to in fifth grade, and that’s being the quickest child
in class. He’s been training all summer time. He hasn’t had a lot else to do,
since his mother spends all her time together with his 4 sisters and his dad is all the time
working. But when Jess arrives at the faculty playground to exhibit his velocity,
his new neighbor, Leslie Burke, beats him to it. She’s approach quicker than Jess.
However as an alternative of being jealous, Jess admires Leslie’s talent, confidence, and wild
creativeness. The two develop into prompt pals, spending hours within the woods by
their houses creating a magical kingdom. Then tragedy strikes, and Jess is left
alone. How can he ever go on?

Vocabulary

Writing Prompts

Comprehension Questions

Chapter 1

Describe the primary character. His identify is Jesse, loves to
draw, love to run and needs to win at college, straw coloured hair, long legs, 10
years previous, in 5th grade determined p.4

Find an example of figurative language and what sort it’s
on web page 5.  like a country music star
– simile;  Pop her buttons – simile;
something to chew their cuds on – idiom

Describe the primary character’s family state of affairs. He had
three sisters, two youthful with Might Belle who adored him, and two older sisters;
all of them appeared to whine and complain about him to their mother; his mom
didn’t have a lot endurance for him and doted on his sisters; Jesse’s dad drove a
truck and was tired all the time p.6

On page 7, what does “Miss Bessie’s bag is probably dragging
ground by now” mean? Her udder is so filled with milk it’s dragging on the
ground p.7

Chapter 2

Who did Jess love and adore? Miss Edmunds the music
instructor Why? She had a mushy voice, played the guitar properly, was beautiful
and type to him about his art p.14

What phrase would you employ to describe how Jess felt when his
father paid attention to the little women? Jealous; unhappy p.19

Who did Jess meet on this chapter? His neighbor, Leslie
Burke p.22

Chapter three

Why was everybody shocked to see the brand new scholar Leslie Burke,
when she got here into class? She was wearing pale blue jeans and a t-shirt,
sporting footwear without socks when the rest of the students have been sporting their
Sunday greatest p.24

The place did the students each their lunch? Of their
lecture rooms p.29

Why didn’t Jess want to take a look at Leslie through the races? Perhaps
she would go away; he didn’t want her there p.32

Who had run the race and the way did Jesse react? Leslie;
Jess still needed nothing to do together with her p.35

Chapter 4

Clarify the change that occurred to Jess during music time. He
needed to turn out to be Leslie’s good friend p.40

How did students respond to Leslie stating she didn’t have a
television? Shocked; made enjoyable of her p.44

How did Leslie get Might Belle to go residence when she and Jess
needed to run in the woods? Gave her paper dolls p.48

What’s Terabithia? A fake nation where Leslie and
Jess would build their fortress p.51

How did Jess feel about Leslie? She was more than a
good friend; she was his other, extra thrilling self p.59

Chapter 5

Why was Might Belle so upset with Janice Avery? Janice
stole her twinkies p.62

How did Leslie and Jess get again at Janice for stealing the
twinkies? Writing a love observe from a boy everyone has a crush on;
humiliating her p.65

How did Leslie distract the instructor Mrs. Pierce from going
into the classroom the place Jess was hiding the notice for Janice? To go take a look at
a nest and determine what constructed it p.68

Why have been Might Belle’s eyes shining at the end of this
chapter? She was so completely happy and excited Jess and Leslie acquired Janice back for
stealing her twinkies p.71

Chapter 6

Why did Jess want to give Leslie a Christmas current? She
was a superb pal; he cared for her p.73

Who is Prince Terrien? The puppy Jess gave Leslie for Christmas
p.77

Describe two examples of how Jess’s family reacted on
Christmas morning? Jealousy for not getting hose, frustration automobiles wouldn’t
work on racetrack, crying since doll stopped speaking, displaying off and rubbing in
present, endurance with Might Belle p.80

What did Leslie do to help it really feel like Christmas once more? She
got here and visited with Jess while he milked the cow that morning p.82

Chapter 7

Why did Jess have a hard time liking Leslie’s dad? He was
jealous of him taking all of Leslie’s time p.86

How was Jess useful to Leslie and her dad? He knew how
to do things round the house p.87

Why was Janice Avery crying in the toilet? She’s embarrassed
as a result of she informed her buddies about her father beating her they usually advised the
whole seventh grade p.95

Why was it so essential to Jess that Might Belle maintain
Terabithia a secret? It’s a particular place that he and Leslie go, and he
doesn’t want that to get ruined p.98

Chapter Eight

Why was Leslie desirous about going to church on Easter? She’d
by no means been to church earlier than and she or he’d like to expertise it p.103

How did Leslie really feel concerning the church service? She thought
it was lovely p.107

What did Might Belle, Jess debate about after church? That Leslie
needed to consider in the Bible or she’d be damned to hell p.109

Chapter 9

What was the result of Jess and Leslie’s adventures to
Terabithia as rain was pouring? Moist; had to cross the creek bed as it rose
greater and better; water beginning to leak into their fortress p.115

Why did Jess need to go to Terabithia when it was raining? It
scared him p.119

Chapter 10

When occupied with crossing the creek come summertime, what
answer did Jess provide you with to help him get over his worry? Leslie might
train him to swim p.122

Why had Miss Edmunds invited Jess to go to the Smithsonian
in Washington D.C.? so he might go to an artwork gallery p.126

How was the show of the Indians and buffalo like Jess’s
drawings? He had animals falling off cliffs p.128

Why was Jess’s household so fearful about him when he got here house
from Washington D.C.? Leslie had died they usually thought he was together with her and
died too p.130

Chapter 11

What phrase might describe Jess as he discovered how Leslie had
died? Unhappy, in denial, shocked p.131

Why was Jess eating pancakes like nothing had happened? He
thought it was all a nasty dream and didn’t really happen p.137

Why was it essential for Jess and his mother and father to go see the
neighbors about Leslie’s demise? To point out them they care and have been sorry for
their daughter’s dying p.139

Chapter 12

Why did Jess feel essential when he realized his greatest pal
was lifeless? Individuals would treat him with respect and be good to him p.143

When Jess came upon Leslie was being cremated, why was he so
indignant? He wouldn’t give you the option to see her again, even lifeless p.145

Why did Jess throw his painting provides and paper into the
creek? He was indignant at Leslie for leaving him p.147

Chapter 13

What necessary factor did Jess do in the stronghold? Make a
funeral wreath for Leslie p.152

Where had Jess gotten the words he stated aloud in the sacred
grove? The Bible; Jesus Christ stated them as he died on the cross p.153

Why did Might Belle attempt to cross the creek? She didn’t want
Jess to be lonesome p.156

What did Jess study from his conversation with Ms. Myers? That
he would never forget Leslie p.160

How did Jess flip Terabithia over to Might Belle? Put
flowers in her hair and helped her see the magic of Terabithia and making her
queen p.163

Comprehension Questions without Answers

Chapter 1

Describe the primary character.

Find an example of figurative language and what sort it’s
on page 5.

Describe the primary character’s family state of affairs.

On web page 7, what does “Miss Bessie’s bag is probably dragging
floor by now” imply?

Chapter 2

Who did Jess love and adore?     Why?

What word would you employ to describe how Jess felt when his
father paid attention to the little women?

Who did Jess meet on this chapter?

Chapter three

Why was everyone shocked to see the brand new scholar Leslie Burke,
when she came into class?

The place did the students every their lunch?

Why didn’t Jess want to take a look at Leslie in the course of the races?

Who had run the race and how did Jesse react?

Chapter Four

Explain the change that happened to Jess during music time.

How did college students reply to Leslie stating she didn’t have a
tv?

How did Leslie get Might Belle to go residence when she and Jess
needed to run in the woods?

What is Terabithia?

How did Jess really feel about Leslie?

Chapter 5

Why was Might Belle so upset with Janice Avery?

How did Leslie and Jess get back at Janice for stealing the
twinkies?

How did Leslie distract the instructor Mrs. Pierce from going
into the classroom where Jess was hiding the notice for Janice?

Why have been Might Belle’s eyes shining on the finish of this
chapter?

Chapter 6

Why did Jess need to give Leslie a Christmas current?

Who’s Prince Terrien?

Describe two examples of how Jess’s family reacted on
Christmas morning?

What did Leslie do to help it really feel like Christmas again?

Chapter 7

Why did Jess have a tough time liking Leslie’s dad?

How was Jess helpful to Leslie and her dad?

Why was Janice Avery crying within the rest room?

Why was it so necessary to Jess that Might Belle maintain
Terabithia a secret?

Chapter 8

Why was Leslie focused on going to church on Easter?

How did Leslie really feel concerning the church service?

What did Might Belle, Jess debate about after church?

Chapter 9

What was the result of Jess and Leslie’s adventures to
Terabithia as rain was pouring?

Why did Jess need to go to Terabithia when it was raining?

Chapter 10

When serious about crossing the creek come summertime, what
answer did Jess provide you with to assist him get over his worry?

Why had Miss Edmunds invited Jess to go to the Smithsonian
in Washington D.C.?

How was the display of the Indians and buffalo like Jess’s
drawings?

Why was Jess’s household so apprehensive about him when he got here house
from Washington D.C.?

Chapter 11

What phrase might describe Jess as he discovered how Leslie had
died?

Why was Jess eating pancakes like nothing had happened?

Why was it essential for Jess and his mother and father to go see the
neighbors about Leslie’s demise?

Chapter 12

Why did Jess really feel essential when he realized his greatest pal
was lifeless?

When Jess came upon Leslie was being cremated, why was he so
indignant?

Why did Jess throw his portray provides and paper into the
creek?

Chapter 13

What essential thing did Jess do in the stronghold?

Where had Jess gotten the phrases he stated aloud within the sacred
grove?

Why did Might Belle attempt to cross the creek?

What did Jess study from his dialog with Ms. Myers?

How did Jess flip Terabithia over to Might Belle?