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The Witch of Blackbird Pond Ch. 1 Questions

The Witch of Blackbird Pond Chapter 1 Questions
1. In Kit’s opinion, how does America and Barbados compare?
2. Describe Kit’s relationship with Mistress Eaton.
3. Using context clues, what does the word whitecap mean? “Her spirits bobbed like
whitecaps in the harbor as the boat pulled away…”
4. What is a water trial?
5. How does Goodwife Cruff feel about Kit? How do you know this?
6. What is the setting?
7. Who do you think the nicest person Kit met is on the boat and why?
8. If you were Kit, how would you feel at the end of chapter 1 and why?
9. There was a moment of foreshadowing in chapter 1. What do you think will happen
later in the story and why?