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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Tomie's father want to work on the back yard?
2. What ethnicity is Tomie's extended family on his father's side?
3. Who does Tomie see his first Disney movie with?
4. Why was Tomie's first Disney movie not what he expected?
5. Where does Buddy go during the Disney movie?
Short Essay Questions
1. What caused the long delay in the building of the house?
2. How do Tomie's parents feel about what they city is doing along Fairmount Avenue, and why?
3. Who are Tomie's favorite movie stars?
4. What does the city do all along Fairmount Avenue?
5. What saves Tomie's house from the hurricane?
6. What bothered Tomie about the movie "Snow White"?
7. Why did Tomie end up alone while watching "Snow White" for the first time?
8. What does Tomie add to the walls before they are finished?
9. What has to be changed about the house when the City does something along Fairmount Avenue?
10. Why does Tomie say he will never forget the year of the hurricane?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Which character did you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How did this character change throughout the book?
Essay Topic 2
How do Tomie's parents show their anger, and how does this change the way Tomie deals with his own anger?
Essay Topic 3
Why was the hurricane in the book such a significant event in Tomie's life?
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