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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Zippy name the dog?
2. At the party at Rose of Sharon's house, what gift did Zippy get?
3. Where did Zippy go to the drive-in movies?
4. What did Dana steal from Zippy?
5. What did Zippy's mom make for Jenny in ceramics class?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Zippy tended to exaggerate at certain times in the book. Is there a pattern to this behavior? What is it? When does Zippy exaggerate? How does Zippy exaggerate? Does it add to the story? How?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Zippy's mom's upbringing. Do you think she had a good childhood? What do you think of the story that her mother told the class about the brain tumor? What does this do to your opinion of Zippy's mother? Do you think her childhood affected her adult life? How?
Essay Topic 3
How did Zippy's dad prepare to go camping? How would you describe this behavior? Why do you think Zippy's dad went through this ritual? Why was this important to him?
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