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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Denver want to travel to Colorado?
2. What did Denver have loaded in the vehicle for the trip to Colorado?
3. Which type of vehicle did Denver take to Colorado?
4. How long had Ron and Deborah been married when a personal crisis hit them?
5. Who looked perfectly well, despite battling an illness?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At the conclusion of the book, Denver and Ron bonded together in many ways.
Part 1. Describe their trip to Red River Parish and how Ron reacted to seeing the way Denver grew up.
Part 2. Explain where Ron went to live at the end of the story and how he brought Denver with him.
Part 3. Did Denver truly become the poor man who saved the city with his wisdom, as Deborah predicted? In what ways did he fulfill her prophecy? Explain and describe.
Essay Topic 2
Deborah worked at the mission because she felt that God wanted her there, but Ron had different reasons.
Part 1. Explain the circumstances in the lives of Deborah and Ron led Ron to come work at the mission.
Part 2. Why did Ron decide to join Deborah in her volunteer work? Explain.
Part 3. Describe how and why the friendship between Denver and Ron began soon after Ron started to volunteer at the mission. Who encouraged this friendship?
Essay Topic 3
When he was in second grade, Ron faced a humiliating punishment for an honest mistake at the hands of his teacher, Miss Poe.
Part 1. Explain Ron's honest mistake and his teacher's reaction.
Part 2. Describe the punishment Ron was forced to endure.
Part 3. This event caused Ron to feel shameful and humiliated 26 years later. Explain why you think Ron felt this way.
This section contains 346 words
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