MONSTER PREFACE & CHAPTER ONE

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1. What was the big event which took place that united the Bloods and Crips?
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2. Since the creation of gangs in LA who are the number one killers of Crips?
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3. What major life event took place on the day Cody Scott joined his gang?
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4. How old was Cody when he joined the Gang? _______ What was the name of the
gang he joined? ________ Who sponsored/ accepted his entrance into the gang?
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5. What three stages of initiation took place in Cody’s first night in the gang?
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6. How did Cody Scott get the name Monster? Who gave him that name?
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7. Who took Tray Balls place as Cody’s running mate when he went to jail?
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8. What happened the night Cody, Snoop, Stone, and Crazy De were going to
Rosecrans Skating Rink?
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9. What does LAPD CRASH stand for? ___________________________________
10. What crime was Cody arrested for in 1979? __________________ What were the
events that took place during the perpetration of the crime and those which
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11. What gang did Cody’s gang end up having a fatal feud with? ________________
Why was this feud so harmful and so dangerous to all involved? ______________
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Describe Tamu and Kody’s relationship and why it appealed to Kody? _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ . Where did Kody go with his mother and what happened? _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ 4. What happened which stopped the conversation with Ben? What was Kody’s reaction to peoples response and actions during the event? _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ 3. What was China’s grandfather talking about at the beginning of the chapter? _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ 2.MONSTER CHAPTER TWO & THREE QUESTIONS NAME: _______________________________________ DATE: _________________ 1.

When Tamu was in labor what choice did Kody make? Support your answer. What is the first parallel? _____________________________________________ 9. _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ________ 7. why could he not tell the police what he was really doing at the time of the murder he was being charged with? ._________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ 5. _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ 6. When Twinky was killed what did his mother ask of Kody and what did he do to fulfill the request? Support your answer. As the war raged between the Sixties and the Eight Trays what result did this have on the rest of the Crip world?__________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ 8. What events took place which lead to Kody’s arrest for murder.

_________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ 10. What was the major escalation perpetrated by the Sixties? How did the Eight Trays retaliate? _____________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ ____ MONSTER CHAPTER FOUR NAME: _______________________________________ DATE: _________________ 1. What was the main reason for the plan? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ . What was the plan that Crazy De and Monster had to make the hood seem Bigger? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ______ 2.

3. How many times was Monster shot. and where was he hit? ______________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 2. How did Monster lose his guns New Years Eve? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ 5. What famous book was mentioned in this chapter?_________________________ 4. What was the plan for New Years Eve? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ 6. What did Monster have recurring nightmare about? ____________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ . What happened to Monster on New Years Eve? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ___ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ __ MONSTER CHAPTER FIVE 1.

What were the two examples of psychological warfare that were done to Monster in the hospital? _____________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 6. what did they bring for Monster and what major problem happened which caused conflict with Eloise? ___________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ._______________________________________________________________________ ___ 3. What was the first visit by the homies at the hospital like. What similarity does Monster see between members of LA gangs and soldiers of war? What major differences does he say exist? _____________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 5. when did it happen? Who organized it? ________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 7. ________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 4.What was the first response by the hood to Monsters shooting. What is a hook? Explain.

What took place next which Monster knew he had nothing to do with? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ __ 11. What major event took place while Monster was in Juvenile Hall? Why did it happen what was the contributing factor for this event to take place? _______________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ . What did monster do the night he was released from the hospital? What reaction did this get from him mother._______________________________________________________________________ ___ 8. and home girls? _____________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 9. What took place when Monster and Lil’ Monster were eating breakfast? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 10.

Where did Monster get transferred to? _____________________________________ 13.12. What is the “slob game” ? What is its purpose? ______________________________ .

in relations to being tried as an adult? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 15. What happened when two more bloods ended up in central? ____________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______ ._______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 14. What happened when two bloods came into Central? __________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 16. What does Monster say about the difference between New Afrikan and Chicanos in comparison to Americans.

17. What happened between Cyco Mike and Monster was it because of a certain event or was it inevitable? _________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ .

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Where did Monster go his first night out of jail? Whose hood is it? What did he do. What info do they give Monster and what does he do with that info? ______________ . tell what happened.MONSTER CHAPTER SIX NAME: _______________________________________ DATE: _________________ 1. Once Monster got off the bus he described the remainder of his journey home. What happened on the way home on the bus that made Monster ashamed of himself? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 2. what did he compare himself to in appearance? ______________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 3. __________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 5. What did Monsters mom say to him when he got home? ________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 4. Who are the friends in blue Monster talks about? ______________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _ 6.

What does Monster tell the police happened to him when they come to see him in the hospital? ________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 10. What happens on the second occasion Monster gets shot? _______________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 8. Describe the conversation between Monster and China? _______________________ . Who is the family member who always relays information to Monsters mom? What incident took place between him and Monster? __________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 9._______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 7.

_______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ______ What were the 500 trades and why did everyone want to get in to them? ___________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ __ 3. DATE: _________________ 1. What famous book was monster reading and why was his plan to use the structure in the book on the gang not going to work? ______________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ . Describe YTS’s outwardly image and what the true case of the inner workings is._______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ______ MONSTER CHAPTER SEVEN NAME: _______________________________________ 2.

who was involved? _________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ MONSTER CHAPTER EIGHT NAME: _______________________________________ DATE: _________________ 1. Who was Muhammad and what is he doing in prison? __________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 5._______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ______ 4. What happened to Muhammad? ___________________________________________ What was the reason for what happened to him. What was the first job Monster had after getting out of YTS? ____________________ 4. Why did everything seem like it was moving so quick to Monster? ________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 2. What happened to Tray Ball and to Monster what did his death symbolize to the set? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 6. What was Monsters first experience at Salat like? _____________________________ . What was the second job Monster got after leaving YTS? _______________________ 5. The song the big payback reminded Monster of who? __________________________ 3.

_______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 6. What events took place that seemed to pull Monster deep back into the gang life? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ __ 8. What was the West Side Syndicate? ________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 9. Why was Monster a problem for this new organization? ________________________ . What is the definition of human described by Muhammad? ______________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ 7.

Monster was arrested again for what this time? ________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ __ MONSTER CHAPTER NINE TO ELEVEN Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ ._______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 10. On September 27.

C. and what were some of the rules? ________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ . What was the goal of the C. What happened between the Hovers and the East Coasts? _______________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 4.C.1.O.O. Explain the Fat Rat incident? ______________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 6. What difference in attire did the CRIPS have in County Jail? ____________________ _______________________________________________________________________ 2. What was the C. What happened in 1984 which caused the formation of Module 4800? _____________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 3. Explain a few things which took place which separated the CRIPS into sides? _______ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 5.? ___________________________________________________ 7.

? ______________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 11.C. and what took place during the processing procedure which made Monster nervous? ______________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ .C. Who was at war with the C. What major thing did Monster do in protest and what happened during his protest? ___ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 9.F. and did they have beef with the C.C.O.G. What was B.? ____________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 10._______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 8.When did monster arrive at Chino and how long of a sentence had he received? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 12.C. What was Monsters options when it came to joining O.O.

________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 15. Where did Monster spend the last of his time in prison? ________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ . explain it a bit in your own words._______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 13. Who was Monsters real father and what was his job? Who was his godfather and what is he famous for? _____________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 16. What was deep seg. What did Monsters cell mate not understand about prison and the politics of prison? Was he a member of a gang? ________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 14.

C. Back in the day who gave Monster and China a pass? _________________________ 18. why? _________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ . what group did he join? _________________ _______________________________________________________________________ 19. What is Monster arrested for at the end of the book and where was he put once he was went to jail. When monster decided to leave C. When Monster is released from jail does he go back to banging? ________________ 20._______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ ____ 17.O.

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