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Chapter 1:
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. Describe Luke's family.LukeMarkMatthewMomDadWho is in the family?
What do they do?
How do they act?
Describe how they look.


Words to know
disobeyed
savored
pursed
protested
exposing
explode
gesture
recognizable
skittish
spare


Chapter 2:

What is the law about having children?
Who are the Population Police?

Words to know
whining
proud
crouched
glimpse
stubbornness
insisted
foolishness
enforce
rumors
beckoned


Chapter 3:

What trick does Luke's brother play on him? Is it funny, why or why not?
How does Luke see outside from his bedroom?

Words to know
discovered
bellowed
longingly
harsh
bounded
grumble
earshot
tramp
trooper
reassured
fascination
abandoned

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Chapter 4:
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What is the new arrangement for eating breakfast? Why?How does Luke feel about this arrangement?Words to knowentirebeseechinglysuspiciouscuriosityhoveredruggedrumblescurriedunspoken

















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Chapter 5:
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What does the letter Luke's father receives say?Why do YOU think everyone was looking at Luke's mom at the end of the chapter?Words to Knowhabitdefendcuriouscurttremblingpainstakinglyborereciprocityproclaimed
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Chapter 6:
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What is Luke's mother going to do to help pay bills?Why is Luke upset about this?Words to Knowhangdog expressionhitchedretrievegrimlyeagerlydisgustcomebackstupefiedadvance





























Chapter 7
1. Why does Luke say he doesn't need to be tucked in?
2. How does Luke spend his lunch time?

Words to Know

linger
gleamed
studded
hordes
potential
marveling
formfitted
heavyset
halfhearted
fatigue

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Chapter 8

1. What does Luke do after his family leaves in the morning?
2. What does Luke see at the end of the chapter?
3. What do YOU predict will happen?

Words to Know

rush
dashed
auction
survey
chaos
vast
retreated
occupied
apparatus
zeal
stalked
hesitated
perch


Chapter 9:

1. What is Luke distracted by?

Words to know:

thief
recovered
reluctantly
convince
irritable
muttered




Chapter 10:

1. What does Luke tease his brother about?
2. Why does this make him feel guilty?

words to know:

occasions
pathetic
lopsided
suspicious
resignedly
bitterly
incredulously
pantomimed
lolling
taunted
guffawed
evidently
request




Chapter 11:

1. What does Luke watch carefully?
2. What discovery has he made?

words to know:

rhythms
"let his guard down"
stomped
unseasonably
glow
doubts

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Chapter 12:

1. Describe Luke's plan.
2. Why does he have to be so cautious?

Words to Know:
harvest
sporadically
munched
solitary
theoretically
plotting
dare
panick
churned
daze



Chapter 13:

1. What does this quote on page 54 mean: "Real life was outdoors."
2. Why does Luke think about telepathy? Explain what telepathy is.

Words to Know:
crouch
hesitated
boundary
deserted
secure
sanctuary
trudging
prison
sprint
streaking




Chapter 14:

1. How does Luke get into the "Sports Family's" house?
2. How does Luke get the girl in the "Sports family" to let him go?
3. Describe the "sports family's" house.

Words to Know:
plunge
fiddled
sparkling
polished
pristine
awe
nerve
vaguely
furiously
unsuspecting
panicked

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Chapter 15:

1. Why doesn't Luke talk on the phone?
2. Why does Jen say "I'm your ticket out."?

Words to know:
tackle
confess
taboos
coaxed
violation
penalty
harboring
execution
competent
insult
baffled
rumpled
prissy
bribery
solemnly

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Chapter 16:

1. Why does Luke not eat much during dinner?
2. What does Jen do to cover up Luke's blood on the carpet?
3. What is one example of science fiction elements from the chapter?

Words to Know:
pride
overwhelmed
signal
reflected
propaganda
monitor
mimicked
defensively
defiantly
gender
infiltrator
ragged
botching
dreaded
judgment
stunned
terrified





Chapter 17:

How does Jen go shopping with her mother?
What is the rally?
How does the government control the food people eat?
Why did the government make the Population Law?

Words to Know:

reliving
heartsick
risks
nonchalantly
forged
priorities
flippantly
mocking
hostess
ration
incompetent
meekly
humbly




Chapter 18:

How does Jen communicate with other third children?
Explain this quote: "No just among the hidden. Not the same thing at all!!!!"

Words to Know

triumphant
unfurling
sarcastic
doubtful
panic
slugged
bribe
ridiculously




Chapter 19:

Describe the books and articles Luke reads.
What does Luke suggest his father do in the cold months? How does his father react?

Words to Know:

clutched
random
capacity
temptedashamed
annihilation
hydroponics
malnourished
rationing
genocide
hoarding
propoganda
pondered




Chapter 20:

How is Luke able to sneak over to Jen's house in the winter?
Why does Jen get angry?
Why does Luke feel a "glimmer of pride"?

Words to Know:

abnormally
astronomical
notion
furiosly
permanently
irritably
grimace
gripe
grumpy
clenched


Chapter 21:

Why does Luke sometimes feel like his brothers have "outgrown" him?
Why aren't there many babies being born?
Why does Luke's father get another letter from the government? what does it say?

Words to Know:

excess
germination
preponderance
cease
desist
daunting
render
permit
disgust
tantrum
domesticity
emphasis
scam
dopey
distraction
mockingly
resemblance
earnestness
loyalty
outgrown


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Chapter 22:

How does Luke feel about the rally?
What does Jen mean when she says, "action's the only thing that counts."?

Words to Know:

tizzy
clutched
gleam
accomplished
fatigue
panicky
fazed
revolution
feverishly
hacker
unwavering
liberty
briskly
chivalry
squirm


Chapter 23:

What does the last sentence in this chapter mean: "Hiding again."?

Words to Know:

tramped
brag
impatient
harm
weary
betray
hastily



Directions for chapter 24 to 30

BEFORE READING:

*For each chapter find 5-10 words you do not know the meaning of.

*Look up these words and write the definitions

*Write a prediction for the chapter.

AFTER READING:

*Write 2 questions for each chapter- you will give these questions to your classmate for him/her to answer.



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Chapter 25:



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Chapter 30: