The Day They Came to Arrest the Book Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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. What is Reuben Foster's concern about the news coverage of his town?

2. What book containing rape, slavery and murder did Karen complain about to Moore?

3. What book does Kate cite as not possibly offensive to anyone?

4. What has Barney written for the school paper?

5. Who is Reuben Foster?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

During a disagreement with Principal Moore about the censoring of novels such as "Huckleberry Finn", Nora reminds Moore of the First Amendment and the Freedom of the Press. Discuss the ideals surrounding the First Amendment and explain how it correlates with the novel "The Day They Came to Arrest the Book".

Essay Topic 2

The debate in Chapter 7 and 8 is a tool to teach the students to form their own opinions. Do you believe that the debate, as well as the censorship controversy, helped the students form their own opinions? Provide evidence from the story to back up your argument.

Essay Topic 3

The author uses foreshadowing to hint at events later on in the novel. Discuss the use of foreshadowing in "The Day They Came to Arrest the Book".

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