A Gathering of Days Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the result of the incident at school?

2. Which of the following does Catherine enjoy after picking berries?

3. Who leaves flowers on a note for Catherine?

4. What does Catherine receive in the mail?

5. What do the girls wear on their dresses?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Name and describe the three primary reasons Catherine's diary is special. Compare it to similar famous diaries in history. How do diaries help us understand the past?

Essay Topic 2

Sophy has been sent to Lowell, Massachusetts to work in the mills. Explain the mills. What did they manufacture? Why were children sent to work at them? Why is Sophy so distraught at being forced to go?

Essay Topic 3

Catherine begins to show signs of maturity as the story evolves. Cite at least three examples that show that Catherine is growing up and note why you selected the examples.

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