On the Way Home: The Diary of a Trip from South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, in 1894 Test | Lesson Plans 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. How much money did the split wood sell for in town?

2. What was 5 inches deep on the roadside in Kansas?

3. What religion were the people in St. Marys?

4. What did Almanzo want to establish on the land he bought?

5. How did Almanzo find the right land for him to purchase?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Rose feels very strongly that childhood is an integral part of a person's personality. Why does she feel this way, and what evidence does she present to support her statement? Do you agree with her? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

What role does the lap desk play in the story, and what does it symbolize? How is the plot altered by the presence of the lap desk?

Essay Topic 3

Creativity and Curiosity are two traits that Rose sees in her father. How do these traits make him different than other men, and how does this affect his relationships with his wife and daughter?

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