Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Jerry Stanley
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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. How much money did the Weedpatch School gain from community taxes?

2. Mr. Hart determined that Okie children were essentially what?

3. On the first day of work on the Weedpatch School, the kids built what?

4. What organs had Leo Hart lost to his disease after his military service?

5. What were the federal buildings renovated into for the Weedpatch School?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How many farmers lost their land between 1935 and 1940? How many families left the Dust Bowl during this period? Where did they go?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the geographical region of the Oklahoma Panhandle. Where is it centered and what states are included in the region? What is the climate like?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the prejudice and segregation faced by the Okies in California. What was the reaction of the local communities to the influx of Okies in the region? Why?

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