Afternoon of the Elves Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Janet Taylor Lisle
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Hillary say the ferris wheel looks like when it spins?

2. How does Jane think Sara-Kate got Hillary to be her friend?

3. What does Hillary enjoy about making the elf map?

4. Why does Hillary's mother not like Sara-Kate?

5. Why does Sara-Kate have to pay the phone bill instead of her mother?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Hillary explain to herself what she saw in Sara-Kate's house?

2. Why does Sara-Kate refuse to ask adults for help with her extreme situation?

3. Why does Sara-Kate say she could never live like Hillary?

4. What does Sara-Kate ask Hillary for after they work in the elf village after the storm?

5. Why does Hillary steal something at the store?

6. What does Sara-Kate say elf language sounds like?

7. Why does Sara-Kate say the elves need no protection from the cold?

8. What renews Hillary's belief in magic when she is reunited with Sara-Kate?

9. What does Sara-Kate ask for when Hillary sees Sara-Kate after sneaking out of her house?

10. What does Sara-Kate say the elves eat?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What were some clues given of the real situation Sara-Kate was living in, and how did Hillary perceive these things?

Essay Topic 2

Security and safety were two themes that were touched on a number of times throughout the course of this book. What are some of these instances, and how does this affect the characters in these scenes?

Essay Topic 3

What rules does Hillary break in this book, and how does she defend herself in these actions? Do you agree with her validation? Why or why not?

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