A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Dave Pelzer
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which member of the family watches Dave's every move and reports his actions back to his mother?

2. How does Dave feel about the people around him by Chapter 7, The Lord's Prayer ?

3. When Dave brings home a letter from Mr. Zeigler telling Mother about Dave's being the top student in the class, how does Mother react?

4. What does Dave bring himself to eat after he finishes the breakfast dishes one day in Chapter 7, The Lord's Prayer ?

5. How does Dave prevent the black hole from taking control of his life?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss how Dave's attitude toward life changes from the beginning of the book to the end.

- How does his attitude change toward God?

- How does his attitude change about himself?

- How are the differences in his attitude toward the meaning of life different from the beginning to the end of the book?

Essay Topic 2

Analyze the events leading up to the stabbing of Dave in the abdomen by his mother.

- Describe how Dave's mother reacts to the stabbing and what she demands from Dave.

- How does Dave survive the infection from his wound?

Essay Topic 3

Analyze the treatment Dave receives from his classmates at school. Cite examples from the book.

- Describe the events surrounding the cruel suggestion from some of his classmates that he should commit suicide

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