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- Story Questions
- How do Jack and Annie travel to places mentioned in the books?
- What are Jack and Annie supposed to do with their secret library cards?
- How might the children be saved in their time of greatest danger?
- What happens after Jack and Annie make their wish?
- Where in Greece does the magic tree house land?
- What major event is taking place in this part of Greece?
- Why does Annie think that Greek theatre isn’t fair?
- What does Annie think is odd about the “woman” onstage?
- Who is the bearded man Jack and Annie meet?
- Why do the children show Plato their secret library cards?
- Why is the poet delighted to see Annie?
- What secret does Plato tell the children?
- How did the woman poet learn to read and write in ancient Greece?
- Why does the poet have to be anonymous?
- Why does the woman give her story to Jack and Annie?
- Why can’t Annie go with Plato and Jack to the Olympic games?
- Why is Jack happy to learn that he will see a chariot race?
- Why do winners of Olympic Games wear crowns of olive branches?
- Why is there a statue of Nike at the place where the Olympic Games are held?
- Why is the statue of Zeus the largest and most important statue at the Olympics?
- What athletes does Jack see marching in the Olympic parade?
- How does Annie surprise Jack at the Olympic Games?
- Compare the Ancient Olympics to modern day Olympics. (Give 2 similarities)
- Why does Jack shake his head and point his finger at Annie?
- Why do people begin to stare at the small soldier?
- How does the crowd find out that the little soldier is really a girl?
- Do you think Annie was foolish to go the Olypmics? Why?
- How does Jack try to help Annie?
- What does the crowd want the guards to do?
- Why does Jack finally hold up the scroll to the sky?
- What suddenly comes to rescue Jack and Annie?
- What do Annie and Jack do when they see the white horse?
- How does the horse get away from the soldiers and other chariots?
- Where does the horse take the children?
- Why is Annie sad when she gets back to the tree house?
- How do Jack and Annie get back to Pennsylvania?
- What story have the children brought back to Morgan?
- What does Morgan show the children in the nighttime sky?
- What do you think Morgan Le Fay meant when she said, “The old stories are always with us. We are never alone?”