Thank You Mam
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  • Question 1
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    What happens to Roger tries to steal Mrs. Jones purse in "Thank you Mam"?

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    He changes his mind because he knows stealing is wrong

    He changes his mind because he is frightened by her large size

    The purse is so heavy that he loses his balance and falls.

  • Question 2
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    What can you infer about Mrs. Jones's first reaction to Roger from this sentence in "THank You Mam"?


    "The large woman simply turned around and kicked him right square in his blue-jeaned sitter"

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    She was confused

    She is scared

    SHe is angry

  • Question 3
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    What can you infer about Roger from this exchange with Mrs. Jones in "Thank you Mam"?


    "Your face is dirty. I got a great mind to wash your face for you. Ain't you got nobody home to tell you to wash your face?"

    "No'm" said the boy.

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    He is shy

    He is neglected at home

    He has trouble telling the truth

  • Question 4
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    What can you infer about Mrs. Jones from this remark to Roger in "Thank You Mam"?


    "But you put yourself in contact with me", said the woman. "If you think that that contact is not going to last awhile, you got another thought coming. When I get through with you, sir, you are going to remember Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones."

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    She is easily frightened

    She has trouble expressing herself

    She is bossy

  • Question 5
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    In "Thank you Mam" how does Mrs. Jones get Roger to her home?

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    She drags him up the street

    She asks the person who caught Roger to drop off the boy

    She promises him food

  • Question 6
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    In "Thank You Mam", why is Roger scared at first in Mrs. Jones's home?

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    Mrs. Jones is a strong, large woman

    He fears that Mrs. Jones will turn him over to the police

    Mrs. Jones talks so fast that he cannot understand her

  • Question 7
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    In "Thank You Mam" why does Roger try to steal the purse

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    To get money for food

    To get back at Mrs. Jones for stealing from his father

    To get money to buy blue suede shoes

  • Question 8
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    In "Thank you Mam" how does Mrs. Jones show she trusts Roger?

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    She makes him wash his face

    She makes neighbors keep their door open

    She leaves her purse near him when she prepares food

  • Question 9
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    Which idea does the theme of "Thank you Mam" deal with?

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    The value of kindness

    The value of hard work

    The value of a dollar

  • Question 10
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    How would a reader state the theme of "Thank you Mam"?

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    Children should respect their elders

    a child needs attention from an adult

    Do not try to steal from your own backyard

  • Question 11
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    What does barren mean in this sentence?


    The surface of the moon is dark and barren.

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    distant

    empty

    frightening

  • Question 12
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    For which activity would you most want to look presentable?

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    going to sleep

    hanging out at a friend's house

    cleaning the garage

    going to a job interview

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