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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. How is Dreenie surprised when she is downstairs?

2. Over what are Dreenie and Willie momentarily concerned?

3. What language does the narrator say Tuli butchers?

4. For what does Dreenie long?

5. What does Natalie ride to school?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where is Dreenie and her sister at the beginning of Chapter 1 and what does the place look like?

2. What does Dreenie wonder about Tuli and Tuli's behavior but what is her ultimate decision about being friends with Tuli?

3. Why does Dreenie want Tuli to stay for dinner?

4. What does Tuli do when she sees Dreenie and Willie on the street and what happens?

5. What does Tuli want to do at Dreenie's house, how does Dreenie feel about that and what does Dreenie want in a friend?

6. What does Dreenie say is the reason she is writing a journal and what does she admire about Bluish?

7. Why is Dreenie fearful of Bluish?

8. What makes Bluish different from other children, and who comes to school with her?

9. What does Dreenie tell her mother when her mother coaxes her to talk?

10. For what does Dreenie's mother lightly chastises her?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

On the subject of unity, it is also important to note the value of the group dynamic in forging the friendship between the girls. Like a microcosm of the city itself, the girls' group assigns different roles to accomplish a common task, in which the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

1. How do you think group dynamics can forge bonds between individuals? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

2. Discuss several groups you have been in or seen that are unified in purpose and bonded as friends. Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

3. Discuss what you think is meant by the statement the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Tuli is a mirror of Dreenie and Bluish in that she is also acting out due to feelings of low self-worth or inadequacy. In this case, Tuli's fake accent and outrageous attitude is her way of trying to belong.

1. What do you think is meant by the statement that Tuli is a mirror? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

2. Why do you think feelings of low self-worth or inadequacy causes Tuli to act out? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

3. Why is it important to children to feel like they belong in the group of other students? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Dreenie's accurate appraisal of Tuli's need for attention and love demonstrates that Dreenie is quite wise. The reader begins to see that Dreenie's fears about low intelligence are unfounded, given her acumen about Tuli.

1. In what ways do you think Dreenie seems to be wise? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

2. In what ways do you think Dreenie demonstrates her intelligence? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

3. Discuss what you think is the difference between intelligence and wisdom. Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

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