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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. With what is David's wall covered?
2. Why do the boys moan about what Mrs. Simmons does?
3. What is something Juli learns from Chester?
4. Upon whom does Juli bid?
5. Why does Juli bid on who she bids on?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Juli say about why she wants to clean up the yard?
2. What does Juli's mother tell Juli about Patsy?
3. About what do Rick and Lynetta fight, and what happens?
4. Why does Bryce do for Juli as a good-will offering?
5. What does Lynetta play on the stereo and what are the adults tempted to do?
6. What is wrong with Juli's chickens and what advice does she get about them?
7. How does Rick embarrass Bryce?
8. What is the family's response to Patsy's announcement?
9. How do Juli and Chet work together?
10. What do the Bakers do when they arrive home after the dinner at the Loski home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Characters are an important part of what makes Flipped interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Bryce. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Sometimes not likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Juli. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she always likable? Sometimes not likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of one other character of your choice. What are her/his strengths? His/er weaknesses? How does s/he contribute to the plot? Is s/he a sympathetic character? Is s/he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
Essay Topic 2
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Flipped help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Flipped? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in Flipped to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.
Essay Topic 3
1. What is foreshadow? How many incidences of foreshadow are in Flipped? How does foreshadow contribute to a book's suspense?
2. Discuss an example of foreshadow in Flipped including why you believe it is foreshadow. Include examples from the book and your own life to illustrate your answer.
3. How do you think most people react to uncertainty in their lives? Use examples from Flipped and your own live to support your opinion.
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