Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Akeelah and the Bee
|What item did Akeelah bring to Dylan's hotel room after his Dad said he couldn't hang out with the other kids?||Akeelah And The Bee
can of pop. Akeelah felt sorry that Dylan couldn't join them, and gave his Dad a can of pop for Dylan. Dylan was kind of surprised that they would invite him, since he was their competition. This happened the day before the national spelling bee.
|When Akeelah was playing Scrabble on her computer, what word did she spell right before her sister came in to say it was time for supper?||Akeelah And The Bee
fuchsia. Akeelah was excited because she was so close to getting a high score, but had to stop playing to go and eat. She was surprised to see her brother, Devon, who was back home after having been gone awhile.
Kiana. Kiana went with Akeelah to the district bee since their Mom couldn't make it. While there, Kiana saw the mother of a participant tell her son that there was a "g" in 'carmagnole'. Because of this, the boy was disqualified and Akeelah had another chance to correctly spell 'pastiche'. After doing so, she became one of the top ten at the district bee.
Denise. Denise was nine years old when she died of some kind of illness. Akeelah could empathize with Dr. Larabee (her spelling coach) because she had also lost someone special, her father.
Beverly Hills. Thinking the district bee was to be held at Akeelah's school, her Mom was kind of shocked it was to be held so far away. Unfortunately, she couldn't come and see it since she was working that day.
|What word did Akeelah have to spell in order to become co-champion (along with Dylan) at the national spelling bee? ||Akeelah And The Bee
pulchritude. At the beginning of the movie, Akeelah already knew how to spell 'pulchritude', so she was able to spell it easily at the bee. Each letter of the word was shown being said by a different person, like her dad, mom, her spelling coach, etc.
Dylan. Dylan got first, Javier second, and Akeelah placed third. Akeelah liked Javier, and she sort of liked Dylan, but he was her main competition. When her mom took Akeelah out to scold her for lying and forging her dad's signature, Javier tried to stall so that Akeelah wouldn't be disqualified if she didn't get back to the bee in time.
doubt. Akeelah won the bee at her school and went on to the district bee.
|At the beginning of the movie, what was Akeelah's mark on the spelling test at school?||Akeelah And The Bee
100%. When Ms. Cross asked Akeelah how much she studied for the test, everyone assumed that she got it all or mostly wrong, but she received the highest mark in the class, 100%.