Choose one prompt:
Minli decides to release the goldfish into the river.
Why did she make this decision? Do you think it
was a good decision? Use evidence from the story to
support your answer.
Minli writes a letter to Ma and Ba, and she signs
it “Love, your obedient daughter.” Is Minli being
disobedient? In what ways are her actions similar or
different from the actions of Jade Dragon’s children?
As Minli left the house on her journey, nobody
seemed to notice her leaving. What does this tell
you about where she lives? What conclusions can
As Minli sets off, following the needle in her bowl,
she says goodbye to Jade Dragon. Why do you think
she does this?