The witch of blackbird pond study guide

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where did Kit live before going on this journey
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Barbados
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Where did Mistress Eaton spend her summers
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Saybrook tending her berbends
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what was a new sensation for Kit
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embarresment
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why did Kit jump off the long boat
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to save the little girls doll because the captain wouldnt stop the boat
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Identify goodwife cruff
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very strict, always scowling, didn’t approve of Kit
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Hoe did people on the boat react when kit said that she could swim
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surprised because back then no one floated unless you were a witch
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identify John Holbrook
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very smart wanted to go to harvard
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why did Goodwife cruff think kit was a witch
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she floated in the water
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identify prudence
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goodwife crufts daughter
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why did kit live with her grandfather in barbados
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parents died on a cruise
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why was john surprised that kit read plays
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women didn’t usually read because no one had a library back then
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why weren’t kits relatives at the dock to meet her
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they didn’t know she was coming
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what was kits feelings about whethersfied
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dull and very boring, get and gray
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why was kits grandfather no linger wealthy
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the overseer the plantation sod the whole crop then disappeared
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describe mattew wood
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great uncle, believes in the purative way of live, not wealthy
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what kind of women is Rachel
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supportive tender loving thoutful,
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what was wrong with mercy
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she was on cruches
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how did matther wood react to kits giving clothes to his daughters
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furious/ embarresed
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why did kit have to come to Connecticut
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old man wanted to marry her
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what did Judith think of Kit
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not happy because she wasn’t qualified to do work, unhappy about sharing
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what are sabbath houses
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were families would go on sundays to eat in between church services if they lived to far to go home
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what did Kit think of the church services
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boring, uncomfortable
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why did Dr. Bulkeley think Matthew was a traitor
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he didn’t like the new governor Andros
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identify william ashby
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father is the kings man very rich had 3 acres
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was Judith upset about the loss of William
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jealous because at firth she wanted william to call on her
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describe william’s call on Kit
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they sat down and didn’t talk it was awkward
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why was the fact that William had started building his house significant
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means that his mind is made up , he wants to marry kit
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describe kits feelings about the meadows
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thought is was beautiful, reminded her of barbados, peaceful and quit
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identify hannah tupper
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widow lives by blackbird pond, people say she’s a witch
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what job was kit offered
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helo Mercy teach school in the summer Dame school
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what had happened to mercy’s brothers
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mercy and her brother bought a fever but she got better, her brother died, they other brother, born after Judith, was alive for a week because he was born prematurally
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why did Matthew wood change after the death of his second son
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he really wanted a boy, felt responsible for their deaths
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what did Kit do to anger the schoolmasters
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told the kids to acts out something from the bible
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where did kit of after she had been dismissed as a teacher
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to the meadow to Hannahs house
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why did Kit of to see Mr Kimberly
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to try and get her job back/ apoligize
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who was Hanna’s seafaring friend
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Nathanial Eaton (Nat) the captions son
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Who left kit flowers
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prudence, good wife crafts daughter
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why didn’t prudence go to school
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mom says she’s to big and stupid
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how did kit teach prudence to read
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the hornbook in the meadow under a tree
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wha secret did Kit discover about Mercy
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she was in love with John
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what did Nat compare Kit
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a bird
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what did Nat and Kit do for Hannah
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re did her roof
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what did Matther Wood do when he discovered that kit and been seeing and helping Hannah tupper
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forbid her from going over there again
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which wood girl did John really like
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Mercy
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what did Judith think john was going to say
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ask fathers blessing to marry Judith
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what was kits response to Williams marriage proposal
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wanted to get to know william for a little longer
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where did kit see Nat
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at the dolphin
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how did kit feel about governor Andros
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she liked him, felt grateful towards him
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why was the charter safe
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it was stolen from the meeting
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what happened to William’s new home
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put lanterns in the windows which cursed the house it was illuminated
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who was one of the men who took part in the illumination of Williams house
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Nat
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what was Nat’s punishment
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fine of 40 shellings, 30 whips, seated in stocks for 1 hour before and after lecture
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what did Kit teach Prudence to do (other then read)
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write her name
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where did John go
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militia
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what happened to Judith
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got really sick after john left
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how did mercy react to becoming sick
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cried, buried her head in pillows as if she was ashamed people had to care for her
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what was Dr. Bulkeley’s cure for the fever
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onions on chest
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where did Ki hide hannah
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the dolphin
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why did people want hannah
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thought she casted spell to make everyone sick
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what made kit feel guilty
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didn’t feel like she was helping uncle matthew
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how did the townspeople suppose Hannah escaped
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turned into a mouse
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what happened to Kit
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charged with witchcraft, got locked up in the constables house
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What evidence did Goodman Cruff bring forth at the hearing
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the copy book
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how was kit proved to be innocent
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by prudence reading and writing
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what change came over goodman Cruff when he found out that Prudence could read and write
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thought prudence was smart, told goodwife cruft to stop picking on her
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what did john do when he got home
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proposed to mercy
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why had William stayed away during Kit’s arrest an hearig
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didn’t want to be seen in her company
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who was going to be married
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mercy and John, William and Judith
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how was kit going to afford passage back to Barbados
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sell some dresses
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who did kit realize she loved
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Nat
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what did nat buy
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a new boat named the witch

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