Falls the Shadow Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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. What happens to Simon's reputation after his death?

2. What do Simon and his knights do after they get Henry's letter?

3. What do Nell and Richard try to convince Guy de Lusignan to do?

4. What is the outcome of the meeting with Henry and his barons?

5. What sparks a battle between Simon's army and Edward's?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Who is the hero of Falls the Shadow? Is there one distinct hero? What other characters are competing for that position? What does it mean to be a hero in Falls the Shadow?

Essay Topic 2

Write a character sketch of the author based on her style and content. What values does she hold dear? What are her hopes and fears? What kind of person do you think she is? Anchor your sketch in passages in the book.

Essay Topic 3

In what ways is this book relevant to contemporary readers? What contemporary issues are in play in the book, and how would the book contribute to contemporary discussion? Cite specific discussions from contemporary sources, and cite specific instances from the book, that describe its contemporary relevance.

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