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Woods Runner

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2010

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Answer Key

Chapters 1-4

Reading Check

1. In the woods (Chapter 1)

2. A newspaper (Chapter 2)

3. Land (Chapter 2)

4. A bear (Chapter 3)

Short Answer

1. Travel is slow due to the lack of modern inventions during the 18th century. (Chapter 1)

2. The American militia is fighting British soldiers. (Chapter 2)

3. He is concerned there has been an attack on his village while he was away. (Chapter 3)

4. Samuel finds that his entire village has burned to the ground and his parents are missing. Samuel buries the dead and says a prayer. (Chapter 4)

Chapters 5-8

Reading Check

1. Anywhere from 8-10 years old (Chapter 5)

2. Scouts (Chapter 6)

3. Weapons and fresh scalps (Chapter 7)

4. Kill them (Chapter 7)

5. The rebels (Chapter 8)

6. A tomahawk (Chapter 8)

Short Answer

1. Samuel has become adept at surviving on the frontier and in the woods. His knowledge helps him to track the attackers and determine how far they have traveled since leaving the village.

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