Parable of the Sower Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 119 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Parable of the Sower Lesson Plans

Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Lauren plan to go when she leaves the neighborhood?

2. What family is affected by the latest robbery, in Chapter 11?

3. Where does Keith want to move to?

4. How is Keith killed?

5. Why doesn't Aura go out for target practice anymore?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why are water peddlers dangerous?

2. Why does Lauren say that the bubonic plague in medieval Europe represents positive change?

3. Why does Lauren say that Zahra is useful?

4. What "family business" does Lauren's father believe in keeping private?

5. What is "prodigy" according to the opening passage of the book?

6. What happens to Reverend Olamina's original church?

7. Why does Lauren think the community that is burning is attacked?

8. What does Bankole say is the cause of all the human bones on the highway?

9. What does Cory accuse her husband of after Keith runs away?

10. What doesn't Lauren tell Curtis by Chapter 13?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the government in America at the time of the story. What problems does the government face and how is it trying to solve those problems? How does the crisis facing the government affect Lauren's actions and the actions of the other characters?

Essay Topic 2

Lauren's father is a very important influence in her life. Describe the role he plays in her development as a strong leader. What lessons does he teach her? What are his character flaws? Compare and contrast the way Reverend Olamina leads the community of Robledo and the way Lauren leads her community at Acorn.

Essay Topic 3

Although Lauren is very young, she seems much older and more mature than even many of the adults around her. Explain some of the ways in which she seems older than her years, based on examples from the text. Do you think that this believable? What do you think causes Lauren to be so mature?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 598 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Parable of the Sower Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Parable of the Sower from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.