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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. Who sits and talks to Lori while she is hiding?
2. What caused Torey to get home late from school?
3. When Torey informs Lori that the way Edna treated her the day she threw up in class was wrong, what does Lori agree to do?
4. Who is the only student who returns to Torey's class the next year?
5. What book does Torey use to help teach Lori to read?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens on the last day of class?
2. What happens when Lori is absent from school?
3. What happens when Thomaso opens Lori's gift to him?
4. What does Torey realize she is witnessing when talking to Libby?
5. What causes a dispute between Edna and Torey?
6. When Torey realizes the school year is drawing to a close, what kind of activities does Torey help Lori work on?
7. When Torey finds out that Lori is going to have to repeat first grade, what does she do?
8. What does Thomaso admit to Torey and what does he describe to her?
9. Where does Torey go one day after school and why?
10. Describe the event that happens with Boo when Lori gives him a present.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the book, Lori often refers to children who are not in Torey's class as "regular" kids. What did Lori mean by this? How did this idea of hers affect her throughout the story? Cite examples from the book to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the ending of the story. What happens to each of Torey's students? List the plans for each of the students for their next school year as well as any events that occurred. Did Torey's teaching methods help any of the children? Did Torey make anything worse for any of them?
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 17, Torey's class throws a birthday party for Thomaso. What were Torey's thoughts on the party? How did Thomaso feel about having a birthday party? What gift did Lori give Thomaso and what was his reaction?
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