A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What one concession did Zippy want on her new bicycle that her father built for her?

2. What did Zippy's Christmas tree look like?

3. What special talent, according to Zippy, did her mother have?

4. Who told Zippy's mom that she was ugly?

5. How did Zippy save Rose from the advances of the music teacher?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What did Zippy's dad do for a living? Was it ever made clear to the reader? Did he have a gambling problem? Why did Zippy's mom go to work at the Diner? What does this tell the reader about their financial situation?

Essay Topic 2

With the introduction of Dana and Melinda cleaning the house for her slumber party, what is evident about the Jarvis's house? What dark side does this bring forth? How does this signal Zippy's mom's depression?

Essay Topic 3

Although the author indicates that Mooreland was not connected to the outside world, what happened in this town that linked it with other towns across the country and gives the reader a sense of the year?

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