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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. After her grandmother's death, whose room does Ellen have to stay in at her new residence?
2. What grade is Stella in?
3. What is Dora and Nadine's response to Ellen's Christmas gift?
4. What does Ellen discover in Dora's underwear drawer?
5. Who does Ellen spy on upon her first visit to church?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Using details from the text and in-class research, describe how Ellen was mature, or immature, for her age.
Essay Topic 2
Using the context clues located in the story, how can the reader determine the setting even though the author and narrator never explicitly provides the reader with the information?
Essay Topic 3
The author's use of foreshadowing and flashbacks was prevalent throughout the novel. List 3-5 examples of the author's use of these literary elements and how they were effectively used by the author.
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