Jasmin Begum pages 30-60 Sold - TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING...

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TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING & TRYING TO REMEMBER Questions 1) What makes the rain a mixed blessing?
2) What does Laksmi try to remember?
WHAT DISASTER SOUNDS LIKE Questions 1) What two words does the author use to describe the sound of disaster?
A BITTER HARVEST Questions 1) What did Gita’s father do differently from Lakshmi’s stepfather?
THE PRICE OF A LOAN Questions
1) Are the villagers generous and charitable to the plight of Ama and Laksmi?
2) How has the author shown that Lakshmi’s world is filled with extremes?
3) Given what we know about the stepfather’s character, do you think he would get a loan from a villager?
HOW LONG THIS WILL LAST Questions 1) Who are the first three people that Ama must pay and how did she get the money to pay their debts?
2) Why doesn’t Lakshmi go to school?
3) Why would the owner of the tea shop knock on their door if they never buy tea from the shop?

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