To illustrate how routine her journey had become
To show that she was easily able to cross British lines
To describe how Lydia supported the story she told her family
To reveal the decision Lydia made to inform General Washington
It shows some things are worth fighting for
It indicates Philadelphia was an important location during the war.
It states how a country relies on intelligence during times of war.
It introduces the central idea of the selection about Lydia's experience during the war.
It shows the kindness of the British officers during their questioning.
It shows Lydia's patience and kind character in dealing with the British officer.
It shows Lydia's dedication and loyalty to her country during dangerous times.
It shows how Lydia carefully crafted her words to remain honest about her activities.
It serves as a transition to connect paragraphs.
It emphasizes that Lydia made the right decision.
It introduces the idea that Lydia has options to consider
It begins the discussion of Lydia's actions during that day.
It shows that Lydia was concerned about her country's freedom from the British.
It shows that the secret attack plan by British soldiers was foiled (prevented) by Lydia.
It shows that the British soldiers were afraid of the American troops.
It shows that American troops were stronger than the British.
Lydia's actions inspire them.
Lydia's actions betray them.
Lydia's actions save their lives.
Lydia's actions ruin their plans.
He questioned her because she was asleep during his private meeting.
He questioned her about British orders which were read when she was asleep.
Her pretended sleep created a cover for her ride to Valley Forge the next day.
Her pretended sleep that night created a reason for him to believe what she told him.
How you - as the reader - feels about the character, person, or event.
How the person or event effected something else.
If there is a point to the central theme or idea of the situation.
How the question can make a difference to others and their situations.
In a certain part of the story, how is a character changed by what they have done? Or what effect do the actions have on the person.
In a certain part of the story, why does the character make a decision and/or why does he act the way he does in connection with the events.
In a certain part of the story, when does a character decide to remain static? Why does he/she decided to stay that way?
In a certain part of the story, where does the character test their ability level and how it causes that ability to show growth.
She needed flour in order to bake a cake she'd planned to bake.
She knew that the British were watching her, so she had to pretend to care about what they wanted.
She had told her family that she was going out to get some flour and needed the flour to keep her spy activity of heading to talk to Washington's officers a secret.
She was going by it anyway, so it was easy to stop.
The questions inspired her to be duplicitous and sneaky by carefully choosing her words when she answered him
The questions disrupted her nightly sleep ritual
The questions caused her to be gravely concerned for the safety of her family.
The questions made her extremely nervous and caused her to confess to her husband what she'd done in hopes that he'd then be able to help protect her and their children!
Have hope in the way things are done and the way people feel at certain times
To create in someone
To turn things around
Have a strong effect on something/someone (either positive or negative)
To give in order to help and/or to provide something
To bring about belief and joy in someone
To give money to someone in order to help
To offer a series of ideas in an effort to help someone think things through more clearly