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

Sarah is being pulled between two worlds - the hearing world and the deaf world. And at times, it seems she is unsure of which to pick.

Part 1: Why do you think that Sarah is torn between the two worlds?

Part 2: Is it fair for different 'sides' of Sarah's life to try to pull her in? Why or why not?

Part 3: Does Sarah have to make a choice as to which world in which to reside? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Sarah felt that when she was younger she had to prove herself, so she had sex with boys in order to show she could do something better than hearing girls could.

Part 1: Why do you think Sarah made the choice to use sex as a way to prove herself?

Part 2: What other things might Sarah have done in order to prove her worthiness to others?

Part 3: How does your opinion of Sarah change when you hear about her past? Or doesn't it?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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