Comprehension Questions- #28 High Tide in Hawaii

Magic Tree House #28  High Tide in Hawaii

by Mary Pope Osborn

Jack and Annie travel to Old Hawaii where they escape a tsunami as they're learning to surf with their new friends.

 

Chapter 1

  1. What kind of magic were Jack and Annie supposed to find on this adventure?  Had to build a special ship  p. 6
  2. Where did they get to go visit?  Old Hawaii  p. 6
  3. How does Annie feel about Hawaii?  Loves it  p. 6

Chapter 2

  1. What were the villagers doing when Jack and Annie got to Hawaii?  Having a party, dancing, making music, laughing  p. 12
  2. What dance did Annie do with the villagers?  Hula  p. 15
  3. What did the villagers give Jack and Annie to welcome them to their village?  Leis  p. 18

Chapter 3

  1. How did Jack like the poi the villagers gave him?   Thought it was interesting.      p. 21
  2. Where did Jack and Annie sleep for the night?  Kama and Boka’s hut  p. 22
  3. What did they sleep on?  Mats on the floor  p. 23

Chapter 4

  1. After Kama and Boka finished their chores, where did they take Jack and Annie?  The beach  p. 30
  2. What did the children eat for breakfast?  Coconuts, bananas  p. 32
  3. How did they open the coconuts?  Pounding them with rocks  p. 32

Chapter 5

  1. What did Kama and Boka teach Jack and Annie to do at the ocean?  Surf   p. 37
  2. How did Jack feel about learning to surf?  Nervous, wanted to read about it  p. 38
  3. What happened when Jack tried to stand up on the surf board?  He fell off and almost drowned  p. 44

Chapter 6

  1. How did Jack hurt Kama and Boka’s feelings?  Pointed out they don’t know how to read  p. 47
  2. What did Jack feel as he was sitting on the beach?  Earthquake  p. 49
  3. Where were Kama, Boka and Annie during the earthquake?  Ocean  p. 49

Chapter 7

  1. What was Jack worried would be coming because of the earthquake?  Tsunami  p. 51
  2. What did Jack do to the other children’s attention?  Wave his arms, go out into the water  p. 52
  3. As the children got to shore, what was happening to the water?  Pulling away from the shore   p. 54

Chapter 8

  1. Where did the children run to get away from the tsunami?  Up on the cliff   p. 56
  2. Why did they need to get so high?  A wave grew bigger as it surged to the shore  p. 57
  3. Who came looking for the children?  Boka and Kama’s parents, villagers  p. 59

Chapter 9

  1. How do the villagers tell their stories?  Hula  p. 61
  2. Who did the hula to tell the tsunami story?  Kama, Boka, Annie and Jack  p. 62
  3. What was the kind of ship Jack and Annie needed to find?  Friendship  p. 65

Chapter 10

  1. Who was in the tree house as Jack and Annie returned to Frog Creek?  Morgan  p. 70
  2. What were they magicians of now that they have found four special kinds of magic?  Everyday Magic  p. 71
  3. Where would they get to use their magic?  Realm of Fantasy  p. 71

 

Questions without Answers

Chapter 1

  1. What kind of magic were Jack and Annie supposed to find on this adventure?
  2. Where did they get to go visit? 
  3. How does Annie feel about Hawaii?

Chapter 2

  1. What were the villagers doing when Jack and Annie got to Hawaii?
  2. What dance did Annie do with the villagers?
  3. What did the villagers give Jack and Annie to welcome them to their village?

Chapter 3

  1. How did Jack like the poi the villagers gave him?
  2. Where did Jack and Annie sleep for the night?
  3. What did they sleep on?

Chapter 4

  1. After Kama and Boka finished their chores, where did they take Jack and Annie?
  2. What did the children eat for breakfast?
  3. How did they open the coconuts?

Chapter 5

  1. What did Kama and Boka teach Jack and Annie to do at the ocean?
  2. How did Jack feel about learning to surf?
  3. What happened when Jack tried to stand up on the surf board? 

Chapter 6

  1. How did Jack hurt Kama and Boka’s feelings? 
  2. What did Jack feel as he was sitting on the beach?
  3. Where were Kama, Boka and Annie during the earthquake?

Chapter 7

  1. What was Jack worried would be coming because of the earthquake?
  2. What did Jack do to the other children’s attention?
  3. As the children got to shore, what was happening to the water?

Chapter 8

  1. Where did the children run to get away from the tsunami?
  2. Why did they need to get so high?
  3. Who came looking for the children?

Chapter 9

  1. How do the villagers tell their stories?
  2. Who did the hula to tell the tsunami story?
  3. What was the kind of ship Jack and Annie needed to find?

Chapter 10

  1. Who was in the tree house as Jack and Annie returned to Frog Creek?
  2. What were they magicians of now that they have found four special kinds of magic?
  3. Where would they get to use their magic?

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