An American Hero: The True Story of Charles a. Lindbergh Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Barry Denenberg
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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did the Lindberghs NOT have residences?

2. What was Anne Lindbergh's position on her husband's views?

3. What prize did Lindbergh's autobiography win?

4. How was Anne Morrow Lindbergh's "A Gift from the Sea" received?

5. How did Violet Sharpe avoid interrogation?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Evaluate your own reading of "An American Hero" -- did you resist it, or were you compelled by the story? What does your reading tell you about yourself and your interests? Use specific examples from the book to describe yourself as a reader.

Essay Topic 2

In what way specifically is Lindbergh an 'American' hero? Identify the trait that makes his story an American story.

Essay Topic 3

Taking Lindbergh's entire life into consideration, assess whether 'Lucky Lindy' is a fair nickname for him. Does it apply better in some parts of his life than others?

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