Carry on Mr.Bowditch Chapter 18

Carry on Mr.Bowditch Chapter 18

1)Why did Nat say he was going to check all the published figures and tables sailors used.

A: Nat said that he was going to check all of the figures to make sure that no one else could get lost using one of the books.

2) How did the Englishmen at Cadiz tell Captain Prince to detect French Spies.?

A: The Englishmen told Captain Prince that you could tell who was a spy by how they talk and by their accent.

3)Why did the Spanish health officer throw the longboard overboard?

A: The officer threw the longboard over the side because the saltwater would clean it.

4) Whom did Charlie suspect of being a spy?

A: Charlie thought that a French man was a spy.

5)What did the gunfire from the British fleet mean?

A: The gunfire from the British fleet meant that they were leaving.

Thought Questions:

1)How did Nat help Charlie avoid homesickness?

A: Nat helped Charlie avoid homesickness by talking to him about the stars.

2)Would you describe Nat as a “great scholar”? What does that title mean?

A: I think that Nat is very smart so I think that I might consider him a scholar, but I’m not sure. I think that a “great scholar” is someone that went to school and is really smart.

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