Children of a Lesser God Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Mark Medoff
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Sarah believes that she is too _________ to learn how to lip read or to speak well.

2. James is the only one to answer the _____________ as he is the only one who hears it.

3. Orin and Sarah were told that organ music was the voice of God and it should __________ them.

4. Orin tells Sarah about the _________ he has hired about a claim he wants to make.

5. What does James complement Orin on when he comes over for dinner one night.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Orin is committed to working for the rights of the deaf community, becoming an activist at the school.

Part 1: Why do you think that Orin believes he needs to take an active role in gaining rights for the deaf community?

Part 2: Do you think it's a healthy choice for him to become an activist for deaf rights? Why or why not?

Part 3: What makes Orin the best possible character to become an activist? Why?

Essay Topic 2

It is revealed that Sarah stopped talking because no one realized she was deaf, only that she might be mentally handicapped.

Part 1: Why do you think Sarah decided it was better to be seen as deaf?

Part 2: Do you think Sarah should have continued to talk anyway?

Part 3: How would you react if someone thought you were mentally handicapped?

Essay Topic 3

Though the deaf and the hearing worlds are divided in this play, they also have moments where they overlap.

Part 1: Do you think it's realistic that Sarah and James would go on a date together?

Part 2: Do you think that a deaf person and a hearing person could live together? Why or why not?

Part 3: Why do you think there is still a struggle for separateness in this play?

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