Stargirl By Jerry Spinelli Chapters 1-3

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  • 1. 

    What gift did Uncle Pete give Leo Borlock?

    • A.

      A basketball

    • B.

      A ukulele

    • C.

      A necktie with a porcupine painted on it

    • D.

      A tie with a squirrel painted on it

    Correct Answer
    C. A necktie with a porcupine painted on it
    Explanation
    Uncle Pete gave Leo Borlock a necktie with a porcupine painted on it.

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  • 2. 

    The new girl that everyone was talking about was named _______________.

    Correct Answer
    Stargirl Caraway
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Stargirl Caraway because the question states that there is a new girl that everyone was talking about, and her name is being asked for. The name "Stargirl Caraway" is given as the answer, implying that this is the name of the new girl that everyone is talking about.

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  • 3. 

    In a brief paragraph, please describe the new girl in your own words.  Give specific examples from the story to support your response.

  • 4. 

    What was Hillari Kimble's theory about Stargirl?

    • A.

      Stargirl was real.

    • B.

      Stargirl was planted in the school by the administration.

    • C.

      Stargirl was wierd.

    • D.

      Stargirl sang "Happy Birthday" to complete strangers.

    Correct Answer
    B. Stargirl was planted in the school by the administration.
    Explanation
    Hillari Kimble's theory about Stargirl was that she was planted in the school by the administration. This suggests that Hillari believed Stargirl's presence in the school was not a coincidence or a natural occurrence, but rather a deliberate action taken by the school administration. This theory implies that Stargirl's behavior and actions were not genuine or authentic, but rather orchestrated by someone else.

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  • 5. 

    Many students at Mica Area High School described Stargirl as weird, strange, and goofy.  Please give specific examples from the story that support these characteristics.

  • 6. 

    Please choose the answer that places the following events in the correct order in which they occured.

    • A.

      Leo avoided Stargirl, Stargirl took out her rat and placed him on her shoulder, Stargirl left a note in someone's mailbox, Leo ran back to the highway.

    • B.

      Leo spoke with Stargirl, Leo explained to Stargirl that she could not be on the Hot Seat because she was not a senior, Leo followed Stargirl home, Leo went home and ate dinner.

    • C.

      Leo avoided Stargirl in the hallway, Leo read the paper Stargirl left in the mailbox, Leo followed her into the desert, Leo ran back to the highway.

    Correct Answer
    C. Leo avoided Stargirl in the hallway, Leo read the paper Stargirl left in the mailbox, Leo followed her into the desert, Leo ran back to the highway.
  • 7. 

    The name of Leo Borlock's and Kevin Quinlan's radio show is called _________________.

    Correct Answer
    The Hot Seat
    Explanation
    Leo Borlock and Kevin Quinlan's radio show is called "The Hot Seat" because it is a common phrase used to describe a situation or position in which someone is subjected to intense questioning or scrutiny. The name suggests that the show involves asking tough or thought-provoking questions to the guests, putting them in a metaphorical hot seat.

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