Chapter 4 Quiz
What is different about the symbols on Maya’s staff than regular letters in the alphabet?
They don’t have a meaning
They predict the future
They have multiple meanings
They represent numbers
What activity does Maya want to get involved in instead of staff play?
Lessons at the Dojo
How does Maya think her staff would help her in a real fight?
It would give her an advantage
It would scare her enemies
She thinks it wouldn’t matter in a real fight
She could use it to hit an attacker
What scares Papa in chapter 4?
A loud boom
Maya gets hurt during their staff practice
He sees the black lightning
What realization does Maya have about Papa after he is frightened?
He knows about the black lightning
He isn’t invincible like in all his stories
She knows how to beat him in their staff match
He looks injured
How does Maya feel about being left home alone again?
She’s scared to be alone again
She wishes that her family could spend more time together
She’s excited to eat junk food for dinner
Maya is concerned about why Papa has to go on another work trip so soon after returning home. When she follows him to see where he goes, what happens?
Papa conjures the black lightning
Papa walks into the shadows and disappears
Papa goes to the park to practice more staff play
Papa argues with someone on the phone
What does Maya think would be even worse than being grounded for going out at night alone?
Her parents taking away her Comic-Con tickets
Her parents being disappointed in her
Her parents taking away her comic books
Her parents leaving her with a babysitter
Maya starts to feel uneasy when she follows Papa out at night. How does she describe the darkness?
It feels like it’s wrapping around her
It feels like it’s alive
It feels like it’s breathing
It feels like it’s watching her
Who saves Maya from the writhing shadows that reach out in the dark and grab her arms?
Her neighbor, Miss Ida
The crossing guard, Zane
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