Defend if Bud acts his age or if he acts more mature when interacting with the man on the side of the road.
Book: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis — Ch. 10
Why did the man want to get Bud off the side of the road quickly?
Which detail from the passage best supports the answer to Part A?
Summarize what happens with the man. When interacting with the man is Bud acting his age, or is he acting more mature? Support your answer with two to three specific details from the chapter.
Multiple times the man says it isn’t safe for Bud and him to be out on the side of the road. Why? What does the man understand that Bud doesn’t understand?
What does Bud see on the front seat of the car? How does it influence his actions? When has Bud acted like this before?
Both Bud and the man feel differently about their encounter. Compare and contrast Bud’s and the man’s perspectives on the events of the chapter.
small and weak
a quick and sudden movement