Worksheet 2: Question and Answer Information Grid (1)

Refer to the extract from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain in Discovering Democracy Australian Readers Lower Secondary Collection, pages 15–16.

In pairs, decide who will be the reporter and recorder before completing the following tasks.

Read the passage. 
Referring to the passage, complete the grid (items a–g) with answers to the questions and questions for the answers. 
Write two questions with answers from the passage (items h–i). 
Answer the three questions (items j–l). 
Using your answers to the above questions, write a summary of the passage. 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
a) In what year did Huck's journey take place?

b)A feud between the Grangerfords and the Shepherdsons.

c)Thirty years ago.

d) How did the feud start?


f) Who knows how the feud started?Is Buck sure of this?

g)My cousin Bud.



j) What does Huck think about Buck's explanation and story? What do you think and feel about them?

k) Why does the rule of law break down in this story?

l) What are the consequences of not accepting the rule of law for the characters in this story and the society in which they live?