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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 type of jeans did Jazmin wear?
2. What does CeCe not allow in her apartment?
3. What does Aunt Sarah represent to Jazmin?
4. To what jazz artist are Jazmin's parents listening?
5. At what does Jazmin say she is good?
Short Essay Questions
1. To what weather related activity does Jazmin compare how her poems come to her?
2. Why are there no photos of Jazmin as a child?
3. Describe Jazmin's father's Cadillac.
4. Why does T.C. pull the gun at the poker party?
5. What happened to Jazmin's father?
6. What types of businesses does Amsterdam Avenue have?
7. What do the people think that Jazmin is looking for in the trash cans?
8. Describe the street where Jazmin is sitting.
9. Why does Jazmin think she is unattractive?
10. When does Jazmin think that people will learn to spell her name correctly?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Consider the way that Jazmin handled the situation with Carlton. How else might Jazmin have handled this situation? What should she have done differently?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Jazmin's ideas about parenting. Do you agree with her opinions? Why or why not.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the incident where Jazmin and her sister ran away from their abusive foster home. Jazmin believes they were assisted by angels in making it to their mother's apartment safely. Do you agree with Jazmin? Can you think of any other explanations for this experience?
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