The Railway Children

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rChap 1: The Beginning of things

The Railway Children

Answer the following questions

1. What did Peter get as his birthday present?

2. How did Father treat the children?

3. What was Father doing when the two gentlemen arrived?

4. Who left their family after their father went away?

5. What did Mother make the children promise to her?

6. Where did the three children and their mother move to after leaving London?

7. What did the children bring along with them to the countryside cottage?

8. What happened to them at the cottage upon their arrival?

Chap 2: Peter and the coal

The Railway Children

Answer the following questions

1. What did the children and their mother do when they could not find their supper?

2. What did the children do when they woke up the following morning?

3. Where did the children go after breakfast?

4. What was the function of the white line on the wall?

5. How did their mother provide for the family expenses?

6. Why didn’t the family light fires to keep their house warm during the wet rainy days?

7. What happened to Peter at the station yard?

8. What lesson did the children learn from the coal incident?

Chap 3: The Old Gentleman

The Railway Children

Answer the following questions

1. What did the children do when the trains going to London passed by?

2. Who waved back at the three children?

3. What did the children do at the train station?

4. What happened to the children’s mother?

5. Who came to check on Mother’s condition?

6. What was needed by their mother in order to get well?

7. How did Peter attract the Old Gentleman’s attention?

8. What did Perks, the porter, bring for the children?

Chap 4: Bobbie’s Ride

The Railway Children

Answer the following questions

1. What was Mother’s reaction when the children told her that they had asked the Old Gentleman to...
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