The Sign of the Beaver Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Elizabeth George Speare
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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When Attean visits Matt after his manitou, what is he carrying?

2. What word best describes Matt's thoughts as soon as Attean and the fellow visitor leave?

3. What emotion does Matt imagine he sees in Attean's eyes?

4. What does Matt wish Attean had given him to show his father upon his return?

5. At the celebration, what story does Attean tell to the villagers that are assembled?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

There are four instances in the book that deal with metal traps--early on there is Ben and his trapping for furs; there is Attean explaining how they cannot take the fox from a trap on another tribe's hunting ground; there is releasing the dog from the metal trap. How do these traps and rules around them illustrate the conflict between the white man and the Indian and each other's rules?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss whether the conflict of man against man or man against nature is the framework for the basic conflict in The Sign of the Beaver.

Essay Topic 3

In the beginning of The Sign of the Beaver when Attean and Matt first meet, they are boys who are the same age and of very different cultures. In terms of their early relationship, that is until Attean becomes a man, compare and contrast these two young men.

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