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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 the main purpose of the scouts?
2. What is Henri's assessment of John's first day training in this way?
3. Who does John call to distract him from grief?
4. What does Mark show John?
5. What do John and Sarah do most days?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the Mogadarians do to secure the school, what does Six do and what does she think about the scouts?
2. Why does Henri not think the beings John sees in his vision survived?
3. What do Henri and John learn from the man who they tie to the chair?
4. What does John see Henri doing a couple days later after the flame training session?
5. What do John and Sarah do after he rescues her?
6. What happens after John is called out of Home Economics class?
7. What does Six explain to John about why and how she is there?
8. How is John forced to reveal his Legacy to Sam?
9. What happens when John runs back to the school to find Sarah?
10. How do Henri, John and Number Six get out of the school building and where do they go and who attacks them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Characters are an integral and important part of almost all novels. Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast the characters of John and Mark. How are they similar? How are they different? Is there a flaw in each of their personalities? Be specific and give examples.
2. Compare/contrast the characters of John and Henri. How do they seem different? Which do you like more? Why? Which one seems more of a well-rounded character?
3. Thoroughly analyze how three of the secondary characters in I Am Number Four help drive the plot and what their contribution is to the storyline. Are any of the secondary characters unnecessary? Indispensable? Which of the secondary characters are likable? Which are either unlikable or even despicable? Be specific and give examples.
Essay Topic 2
Characters are an important part of what makes I Am Number Four interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze John. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Sarah. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Henri. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
Essay Topic 3
John's third ring appears while he is out with friends on a boat, and it forces their immediate relocation. It was the longest they had stayed anywhere since arriving on Earth - nine months. Now, he burns his identification and begins again, this time calling himself John Smith. He lives with Henri, his Cêpan, and this move will take them to Paradise, Ohio. John knows he must blend in, which includes doing everything that normal fifteen year old boys must do. That includes going to school. Blending in is difficult at times and John's first day is one of those times.
1. Discuss how the circumstances of John's life, having to hide and move all the time, might affect him as a teenager. Use examples from your life and the book to support your answer.
2. Compare what you think might be John's feelings about being an alien from another planet with what you think might be the feelings of a human who has to move to another country because of persecution in his/her own country on earth. How would the situation be similar and different? Use examples from your life and the book to support your answer.
3. What do you think are some of the difficulties John might have blending in at school and how might those difficulties compare to a foreign student trying to fit in an American school? Use examples from your life and the book to support your answer.
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