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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many shots are fired when Jamal is getting beat?
2. Why won't Jamal let Tito come to his house?
3. Who did Tito tell about what happened that night in the park?
4. Who does Jamal plan to give the gun to if the meeting goes well?
5. Why is Jamal's mother not able to come to the school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
Essay Topic 2
Diversity was a major theme in this book as many different life-styles involved. How was this theme shown in this book, and why do you think the author felt it was so important?
Essay Topic 3
What did Jamal do at the boat basin, and how did what happened there change his ideas on life?
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