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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Starr’s bedroom filled with?
2. How old was Remy’s mother when she got pregnant with Henry?
3. What types of muffins are served at Aunt Marion’s?
4. What did Morgan get for his birthday?
5. In Chapter 7, how many Guatemalans flee to Mexico?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Driver’s ed was not a class where students learned anything.
a. How did Mr. Fielding feel about teaching?
b. How did Mr. Fielding’s disconnect from teaching affect what students learned?
c. Why were students in control during driver’s ed?
d. What tragic consequences were a partial result of Mr. Fielding’s apathy toward teaching?
Essay Topic 2
Nickie states that having a role in Mrs. Thompson’s death is the “ultimate cool.” What does Nickie say about managing Mrs. Thompson’s death? Does Nickie seem to have any remorse? What is the only reason Nickie doesn’t want word to get out that he was partly responsible? Why does Nickie think it is the “ultimate cool” to have played a role in Mrs. Thompson’s death?
Essay Topic 3
For Morgan and Remy, Mrs. Thompson’s death is a life-changing experience; but for Nickie, nothing changes in his life. What type of people were Morgan and Remy before the accident? How were their lives changed by the accident? Did the experience cause them to mature? What type of person was Nickie before the accident? Did Mrs. Thompson’s death change Nickie in any way?
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