Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One, 1884-1933 Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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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. Of what does Franklin complain?

2. What does Eleanor convince Anna to try?

3. From what does Eleanor suffer?

4. Eleanor's initiatives in the areas of women and children's issues also include what?

5. With what does Eleanor align herself?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

There is a theme of self-knowledge in this book.

Part 1) How is this a theme? What has she learned about herself throughout the period of time in this book?

Part 2) How has one event, challenge, or friendship led to a gain in understanding her identity?

Part 3) How does her gain in self-knowledge coincide with changes in her personality and opinions? Use the text to support your response.

Essay Topic 2

This book illuminates details about Eleanor's background.

Part 1) Describe her background. How does her background reflect her personality?

Part 2) How does her background affect decisions she makes later in life?

Part 3) What about Eleanor's life was surprising to you? Why?

Essay Topic 3

Despite her personal ambitions, Eleanor suffers life many self-actualizing women of the 1920s.

Part 1) What are Eleanor's personal ambitions? How does she suffer like other self-actualizing women? Why does she suffer like other women?

Part 2) From whom would she receive pressure to act a certain way? Why would they pressure her?

Part 3) What does this reveal about women in the 1920s? Compare the lives of women in the 1920s to women now.

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