Comprehension Questions for
Pea Island’s Forgotten Heroes
Please answer the following questions in the comprehension section.
- What does realization mean as used in the text? What context clues help you determine its meaning? (p. 283)
- Why did the surfman ignore their own needs even though they were also cold and wet? Explain (p. 284)
- Why did both Katie Burkhart and the descendants of the surfman feel proud when the surfman were finally recognized as heroes? Explain (p. 284)