Text Dependent Questions
- QuestionWhat could the Madres do collectively that an individual in Argentina could not?AnswerBy banding together, the Madres brought attention from the outside world to what was happening to their children and their country.
- QuestionWhat was the significance of the white head scarves the Madres wore? What was the purpose in wearing it?AnswerThe head scarf was white like a diaper and like the dove of peace and symbolized their children and showed unity. Wearing the head scarves helped other women easily identify the Madres. It also proved to be a uniting symbol. It showed they were part of something together and bigger than themselves.
- QuestionThe last line of the main text says, “We are still resisting.” What are the Madres still resisting?AnswerThey are still fighting for those that kidnapped and murdered their children to be sent to jail. They are resisting the government, who they believe have a responsibility to prosecute the alleged murderers.