These trivia questions should be answered weekly by each class based on the readings for that week. Answers are due to the library on the Friday of that week!
January 23-26 : Chapters 1 & 2
In chapter 1 Evan says, “Leave me alone. I came down here to get away from you and you just had to follow. You ruin everything. You ruined my summer and now you’re going to ruin school. I hate you.”
What does this text tell us about how Evan is feeling? Make an inference. Use details from the text and your own experience to support your answer.
January 29 - February 2 : Chapters 3 & 4
“People tell you things, Evan had told her once, with their hands and their faces and the way they stand. It’s not just what they say. You gotta pay attention, Jess, You gotta watch for the things they’re saying, not with their words.”
What does Evan’s advice to Jessie reveal about her character? What does it tell us about their relationship? Make an inference. Use details from the text and your own experience to support your answer.
February 5-9 : Chapters 5, 6, & 7
An idiom is a figure of speech where the words do not literally mean what they say. What does this idiom from Chapter 6 mean?
“Her mother always said: Some ideas are like money in the bank.”
February 12-16 : Chapters 8 & 9
“Grumpminster Fink. That was the name of the character he'd made up when he was six and Jessie was five. That was back when Mom and Dad were fighting a lot and Evan and Jessie just had to get out of the house."
Why did Evan make up these stories for his sister? Make an inference. Use details from the text and your own experience to support your answer.
February 19-23 : Chapters 10, 11, & 12
“That night in bed, she lay awake trying to think of some way to stop Evan from selling even a single glass. Sometimes in the dark, dark thoughts come. Jessie had a very dark thought.”
What does this quote reveal about Jessie’s intentions? Make an inference.
February 26-March 2 : Chapters 13 & 14
“He didn’t think about Scott Spencer until he went into Jack’s bedroom to change back into his clothes and noticed that his shoes were on the floor and his shorts weren’t folded up.”
What inferences can you make about Scott Spencer? Use details from the text and your own experience to support your answer.
Trivia Questions inspired by The Lemonade War Novel Hyperdoc created by Sean Fahey, Karly Moura, and Michele Waggoner.