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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 do the boys decide to do in regards to Stargirl Caraway?
2. What is Wayne's goal in life?
3. What kind of students does the paper mostly interview?
4. What are the questions on the Hot Seat intended to do?
5. What is the name of the group that Archie and the boys formed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when the Electrons lose to Glendale?
2. What surprise gift does Leo find on his porch after his birthday information is in the newspaper?
3. What idea does Kevin have about Stargirl?
4. What does Leo see when he arrives at the football game?
5. What does Leo notice that is different about Stargirl from the other girls?
6. Who is Ron Kovac and what happens when he is injured?
7. How does Archie make the boys realize that losing a basketball game is not the end of the world?
8. What kind of character is Wayne?
9. How does Stargirl react when the jury begins asking her aggressive and rude questions?
10. What is the typical setup for the Hot Seat show that Leo and Kevin put on?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the novel, Stargirl is compared to Johnny Appleseed. In what ways is this an accurate comparison? In what ways do you think this is an inaccurate comparison?
Essay Topic 2
In what ways does age and the ability to reflect change how Leo views Stargirl and himself? Do you think he wishes he could have done things differently? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In what way is the theme of human nature may have progressed throughout time, but it has also lost its selfless nature along the way as well developed through the novel? Provide specific examples from the text.
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