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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 happens to Stargirl?
2. What is the local custom that the newspaper has?
3. Why does Stargirl say that she sang to Leo instead of Hillari?
4. What kind of students does the paper mostly interview?
5. What happens when Kevin starts to take over the interview from the jury?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Stargirl react when the jury begins asking her aggressive and rude questions?
2. What idea does Kevin have about Stargirl?
3. How do the people react to Stargirl's cheerleading?
4. What is Streaargirl overheard doing and how do some people react to this?
5. What is the typical setup for the Hot Seat show that Leo and Kevin put on?
6. Who is the narrator of this book?
7. How does the author describe Stargirl's behavior and what are some specific examples of her behavior?
8. Why does Stargirl continue to get attention for her cheerleading?
9. What kind of character is Wayne?
10. Why does Hillari approach Stargirl in the lunchroom and what request does she make?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Stargirl take Leo to the desert? What does she hope to gain? Does she succeed with her hopes? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Leo seems unable to accept the fact that school culture does not approve of his relationship with Stargirl. Why do you think this is the case? Do you think most students Leo's age would feel the same as Leo or differently? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Why doesn't Stargirl seem to understand the need to win at all costs? Do you think there is anything that Stargirl believes needs to happen at all costs? If so, what and why? If not, why not?
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