Final Test - Hard
|Name: _____________________________||Period: ___________________________|
This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the author make a trip in "December 4"?
2. In "March 20-21 First Tappers," what does the author notice about the squirrels?
3. The author notes the changing seasons and decides his favorite season is ____________.
4. The author drives his son back to _____________ in "April 28."
5. The author dissects the cocoon and discovers a great deal about _____________.
Although the author's life may seem more simple, he is often very busy.
Part 1) What is he often busy doing? Why? What does this reveal about the "simple" life? Is it truly all that simple? Explain.
Part 2) How is the author affected by this simple life? How does he feel about his new routine and daily activities? Why does he feel this way?
Part 3) How might you be changed by simplifying your life? Would your life slow down if you simplified it? Why or why not?
The author keeps records of his experiences for one year in the woods of Maine.
Part 1) Describe these records. Why does he want to do this? Why does he decide to spend a year in Maine? Do you see this as a beneficial experience? Why or why not?
Part 2) How did the author change throughout this year? What caused these changes? How might the author have been permanently affected by his experiences in the Maine woods?
Part 3) What have you learned from the author's experiences during this year? How might you benefit from this? Has reading this book changed you? Why or why not?
The author gets close to several animals.
Part 1) Describe these encounters. How does the author feel about these encounters? Why does he feel this way? What does this reveal about him?
Part 2) How else does the author grow closer to nature? Why? How might this affect him after he leaves the cabin?
Part 3) Why might it be important for all people to get more in touch with nature? How could this affect our communities and our planet as a whole?
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