Al Capone Does My Shirts Chapter Questions
How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper.Chapters 1-8 • Identify two reasons why Moose and his family move to Alcatraz Island. • Explain how Moose feels about his father’s new jobs. • Why is chapter three called “Trick Monkey”? • What sort of books does Natalie enjoy reading? • Explain how Moose feels about Natalie being at the Esther P. Marinoff school. • What “favor” does the warden ask of Moose? • What do Moose and Piper do in English class that goes against the warden’s rules? • Why is Moose late getting home after school?
How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper.Chapters 9-12 • Why doesn’t Theresa want to tell Moose that Jimmy is her brother? • What does Piper mean when she accuses Moose of being a “church boy”? • A) What news does Mr. Purdy tell Moose about Natalie? B) How does Moose feel about having to pass this news onto his mother? • Why does Moose’s mom shove his father (her husband?) • What, exactly, did Natalie do wrong at the Esther P. Marinoff school? • Over what issue does Piper apologize to Moose? • Piper passes notes in class. What are they about?
How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper.Chapters 21-28 • Why is Piper living in San Francisco? • Why does baby Rocky finally stop crying? • Why does Al Capone’s mother leave Alcatraz without visiting her son? • How does Moose feel about Scout and Piper’s friendship? • What is the significance of # 105? • How does Moose finally find a baseball? • Who else knows about #105? • Why do Moose and his mother fight?
How well did you read? Answer the following questions on loose-leaf paper.Chapters 29-34 • Why does Piper want Natalie to meet #105 again? • What causes Natalie to throw a tantrum? • What event caused Natalie to change for the worse when she was 3-years old? • Moose’s dad meets alone with his wife (Moose’s mom) to discuss Natalie. What does he tell her? • Why is Moose’s family so anxious about Natalie’s birthday? • Why is Moose upset that Piper was invited over for dinner?