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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is a school that encourages Kinesthetic learning?
2. What does Temple's mother tell her to do with her negative thoughts?
3. What bodily system does spinning balance?
4. What is the name of the machine Temple builds in this chapter?
5. What does Temple's mother say machines cannot do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Lorna King say in her letter to Temple?
2. How does Temple justify using the machine?
3. How does Temple's machine help her?
4. How does Temple feel when she finally walks through the sliding door?
5. Why does Temple become fixated on a small wooden door in Chapter 9?
6. Why is it important to encourage an autistic's interests?
7. Why should people be cautious when introducing autistic children to pets?
8. How does Temple feel about her mother's letter?
9. How does Temple get over her nerves when she goes home for Christmas?
10. How does Mr Brookes help Temple in Chapter 9?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Emergence was written in 1986. Choose one of the following options and discuss how ideas have developed since then:
1) The use of medication
2) Educating autistics
3) The encouragement of fixations
Essay Topic 2
Look at the structure of the book.
1) Discuss elements of the narrative structure: Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's ideas?
2) Examine the way Temple uses other people in the story to express her ideas.
Essay Topic 3
Examine autism as described in the book.
1) How does an autistic think compared to a more normal person?
2) How can an autistic learn differently?
3) Define a stable state of mind.
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