Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Kent Nerburn
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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 was strewn around the base of the obelisk?

2. Why couldn't Dan speak or write, according to the grandfathers?

3. To what was the monument at Wounded Knee dedicated?

4. What did Dan take out of the trunk at Wounded Knee?

5. What was the object wrapped in a blanket that Grover took out of his trunk?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

1) Why did Nerburn decide to write Neither Wolf Nor Dog? What did he hope the book would do?

2) Describe Dan and Wenonah.

3) Why did Dan choose Nerburn to write the book?

4) Answer two of the three questions.

Essay Topic 2

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Describe the Homestead town where they stopped.

2) Describe the scene with the drunken Indians in the restaurant.

3) How were Indians turned into victims by white people?

Essay Topic 3

Choose two of these three topics:

1) What are some of the criticisms Dan had about Nerburn in the chapter, "Welcome to our Land"?

2) What did the grandfathers tell Dan? What did they give him?

3) What gift did the Creator give Dan? What did Dan's father say about the gift?

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