Book Report: The Witch of Blackbird Pond
|Book Title:||The Witch of Blackbird Pond|
|Author:||Elizabeth George Speare|
|Fiction Genres:||Historical Fiction|
|Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.:||The story occurs in the 1600s in northeast America. The story is told over one year.|
|List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.:||The main characters are Kit, Hannah Tupper, and Prudence.Kit comes from Barbados and her grandfather dies so she goes to her Aunt’s house to live.
Hannah Tupper lives by Blackbird Pond and is supposedly a witch because she is a Quaker but everybody else is Puritan. Actually, Hannah Tupper is very, very nice and she becomes Kit’s best friend.
Prudence is a girl about 8 years old. She loves Kit because Kit helps her learn to read. Kit told Prudence she could come to Hannah Tupper’s house, so she did. Now they are all friends.
|If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.:||The problem was that everybody thought that Kit was a witch because she loved having beautiful dresses and the other citizens found out that she went to Hannah Tupper’s house. Since Hannah was a witch Kit must also be a witch, thought the citizens|
|If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.:||The problem was solved because Prudence stood up for Kit and showed the citizens that Kit taught her how to read. Then Prudence’s father was amazed so he told everyone else that Kit must not be a witch because she taught his daughter to read.|
|How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.:||This book made me feel excited and made me want to read more when Kit was on trial.|
|Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.:||I gave the book 4 stars because it was really exciting when the witch hunt was going to see Hannah Tupper. I didn’t give the book 5 stars because 60% of the book was about how Kit lived, and that part didn’t lure me in.|