Number the Stars Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Which word describes best how Annemarie feels at being stopped by the German soldiers in Chapter 1?

2. What special treat did Mama serve for dinner in addition to the fish in Chapter 7?

3. What does Annemarie point out to Ellen across the water from Uncle Henrik's home?

4. What pulls up to the house in Chapter 9, which signals that Henrik and Annemarie should return to the house?

5. What item was Annemarie surprised to see on the table in the morning for breakfast at Uncle Henrik's?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Annemarie remember the Rosens in Chapter 11?

2. Why does Uncle Henrik tell Annemarie in Chapter 9 that he and Mama are lying?

3. How does Annemarie react when the soldiers take her bread in Chapter 15?

4. Who does Annemarie pretend to be like as she talks to the German soldiers while she is taking package to her uncle in Chapter 15?

5. Why does Annemarie think waiting and wondering are scarier than being involved in the danger?

6. What does Annemarie think about Papa as she waits for her mother to return from taking the Rosens to Henrik's boat?

7. Describe at least two of the people who are in the living room "mourning" Aunt Birte with Annemarie.

8. In Chapter 12, what does Mama warn the Rosens to do on their way to Henrik's boat?

9. What does Annemarie promise about Ellen's Star of David necklace in Chapter 7?

10. In Chapter 13, what does Inge tell Annemarie to do should the soldiers stop her?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In many aspects of this novel, characters needed to think and react quickly. Find at least five examples of how quick thinking helped at least one character in Number the Stars and discuss the situation. Use information from the novel to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay about Annemarie as a character and human. Would you be able to be as brave as Annemarie? Support your answers

Essay Topic 3

Throughout this novel, Annemarie seems to become more mature and adult-like, while Ellen seems to cling more and more to childhood. Write an essay describing why you think this occurs. Use information from the text to support your supposition.

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