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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 card does Jason hold up to mean Catherine?
2. Why does David select a certain video to watch when Catherine is babysitting him?
3. Catherine tells Jason that David is _____________________.
4. What does Catherine notice in the neighborhood one day?
5. What video is David watching when Catherine is babysitting him?
Short Essay Questions
1. When does Catherine meet Kristi and what are Catherine's thoughts about the meeting?
2. How does Jason indicate his dislike of his therapy teacher to Catherine and what does this show about his personality?
3. Why are Catherine and Jason able to form a close bond pretty quickly?
4. Which of David's sensitivities does Ryan mock and how does Catherine feel about Ryan after that?
5. Why is Dad's arrival time at home so critical for David?
6. Why are Catherine's feelings of dread and embarrassment regarding her brother typical of a young pre-teen like Catherine?
7. What is the source of the argument between Mom and Dad when Mom must come outside to calm David?
8. What physical challenges does Jason have?
9. In what way can Kristi and Catherine be compared regarding conflict in their lives?
10. What is Jason's "communication book" and how does Jason react to Catherine's drawing of herself to be included in it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain why Catherine feels like she is always second on Dad's list of important things to do? Why does Catherine not get as much attention at home as David does? Does Catherine resent the fact that she seems to have a lot of responsibility in the house but gets no real validation or special treatment?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the internal conflict Catherine experiences regarding David. Why is Catherine frustrated with David a lot of the time? Why is Catherine protective of David? Is theirs a typical sibling relationship?
Essay Topic 3
What is the greatest lesson Catherine learns from Jason? Is it that important lessons are also painful ones? What will Catherine always recall about his life when Jason was her friend?
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