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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. What is Alfred's other name?
2. Which of the following can trigger a attack of the nerves?
3. What does Temple realize interpersonal relationships are as easy as?
4. Which of the following is a school that encourages Kinesthetic learning?
5. What does Temple call the experience of walking through the door?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Temple try and help the animals she works with in Chapter 12?
2. How does Temple feel about her mother's letter?
3. How can fixations be used to help an autistic child?
4. How are things getting better for Temple?
5. Why does Temple think spinning is good for autistic children?
6. Why does Temple think she suffers from nerve attacks?
7. What does Temple discover about touching in Chapter 12?
8. Why is it important to encourage an autistic's interests?
9. Describe Temple's relationship with Alfred.
10. How does Temple use visual images to help her in daily life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify the main themes of the story. Why do you think these themes are so important to the story? How does Temple use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
How important is it to the study of autism that the illness is addressed by a sufferer? Can someone who does not suffer from the illness ever truly understand its complexity?
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