Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Todd Burpo
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In early 2006, the Burpo family rented what DVD?

2. Later, they received an e-mail telling them about a young girl named Akiane Kramarik from Idaho. She began to have "visions" of heaven when she was ________ years old.

3. They were _______ when talking about God.

4. What did the youngest child find?

5. What did Colton do when he went with his father to the room of his father's dying friend?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Colton wants readers to know that "heaven is for real."

Part 1) How is this purpose seen throughout the book? Might this be what God wants? Why or why not?

Part 2) Will all readers read this book and believe that heaven is for real? Why or why not?

Part 3) Do you believe that heaven is for real, as seen from Colton's point of view? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Todd rages at God.

Part 1) When does Todd rage at God? Why does he rage at God? To what does this raging lead? What does this reveal about Todd and about God?

Part 2) How does Sonja act as Todd is raging at God? What does this reveal about her? Who is the stronger of the two, Sonja or Todd? Why?

Part 3) How might you have reacted if you were in their position? Why do you believe you would have acted like this?

Essay Topic 3

On January 28, 2007, the family goes public with their story.

Part 1) Why does the family choose to go public with this story? Why does it take them so long to choose to go public? How might the publicizing of this story affect the family?

Part 2) What might the family be like now, several years after the book was published? What might they have to say about Colton's story and this book? Use the book to support your response.

Part 3) How can being in the public eye be both good and bad? What should one do to stay healthy and happy when constantly being in the public eye?

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