Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Test | Lesson Plans 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. The process begins when a solid model of the bell is made in ___________.

2. While the windows are being installed the underside of the vaulted ceiling is ____________.

3. After the ribs are completed, carpenters install _____________.

4. When it rains, the water shoots out of ___________.

5. Where are these wood spanners installed by the carpenters?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The organizing of the building of this cathedral is very precise and orderly.

Part 1) Describe the steps involved in designing and constructing this cathedral? How is each step important?

Part 2) How is each aspect of the building project connected to another? How important is one step to another? Are there any flaws in this plan? If so, what are they? If not, how are there no flaws?

Part 3) Are the building projects as organized today? Why or why not? Are they as laborious? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Training and discipline were required for the successful completion of this cathedral.

Part 1) Describe the training necessary for a project such as this. Could artisans today build it in a similar way? Why or why not?

Part 2) Why is discipline necessary? Is this type of discipline found in projects today? Why or why not?

Part 3) What are your thoughts on this project and its completion after eighty-six years?

Essay Topic 3

Stained glass is made for the windows.

Part 1) Describe the process of making stained glass. How might this process have been created?

Part 2) How might this process compare to the making of stained glass today?

Part 3) How are you affected by this and other processes involved in the construction of the cathedral? How has your opinion of design, architecture, science, and art been altered by this book and the processes described?

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