98 pages 3 hours read

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Hidden

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1998

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Reading Questions & Paired Texts

Reading Check and Short Answer Questions on key plot points are designed for guided reading assignments, in-class review, formative assessment, quizzes, and more.

Chapters 1-6

Reading Check

1. How old was Luke when he began to question why he couldn’t be seen?

2. Where is Luke’s bedroom?

3. What gives Luke his only view of the outside world?

Short Answer

Answer each question in at least 1 complete sentence. Incorporate details from the text to support your response.

1. What are some privileges Luke loses in the first six chapters of the book?

2. Why is Luke upset about his mother going to work at a factory?

Paired Resource

China’s One-Child Policy

  • This Encyclopedia Britannica entry describes China’s one-child policy and traces its outcomes.
  • Teacher-appropriate; not student-facing
  • Content Warning: This article may not be appropriate for all groups, as it contains mentions of birth control and abortion.
  • This article might be used as background information for discussing questions such as the following: Why did China implement its one-child policy? What problems did China’s one-child policy lead to? Consider the immediate effects of enforcement and the broader, more long-term effects of its implementation. What cultural factors contributed to the problems with the policy? Is it important for a nation to control its population growth?