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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 injury does Stacey think one of the men received who shot his papa?
2. Where do Big Ma and Mrs. Logan cut through to get to the fire?
3. Where will the Logans have to get their cotton ginned this year?
4. Which of the Logan children help get T.J. back home?
5. Who tells the Logan children that T.J. was responsible for getting their mother fired?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Cassie threaten Lillian Jean when the girl threatens to tell her father that Cassie beat her up?
2. What do the children like to do in August when it is so hot?
3. How was Mrs. Logan able to go to teacher training school?
4. What does Stacey do with his new coat from Uncle Hammer?
5. How will the Logans pay for their bills now that Mr. Logan can’t work for the railroad?
6. Why do Mr. Avery and Mr. Lanier decide not to shop in Vicksburg?
7. What happened to T.J.?
8. What does Jeremy say about the fire?
9. What happened to Mr. Morrison’s family?
10. What can Cassie smell cooking Christmas morning?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many black families felt as though they could not shop in Vicksburg. What economic pressures were put upon black families? How did these economic pressures make it difficult for them to shop anywhere but the Wallace store?
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 3, Stacey concocts a plan to get revenge on the white bus drive and bus. Why did Stacey’s plan seem to be successful at first? What made Stacey think that his idea might not have been so good after all? Why do the Logan children regret their act of revenge?
Essay Topic 3
Mr. Logan believes that forgiveness and forgetting are two separate things. Does Mr. Logan believe that someone can forgive, but not forget? Why does Mr. Logan have to forget things, but yet, never forgive? What advice does he give Cassie about forgiving and forgetting?
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