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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Sara think Charlie has gone to see?
(a) The swans.
(b) The trees.
(c) The tent.
(d) The school.

2. Where does Charlie start walking when he gets upset while sitting on Mary's porch?
(a) The woods.
(b) The school.
(c) The lake.
(d) Home.

3. What does Charlie get comfort from while he is in the woods?
(a) The trees.
(b) The dirt.
(c) The moonlight.
(d) The coolness.

4. Why does Sara not like Frank?
(a) He is rude to Aunt Willie.
(b) He has a beard.
(c) He does not appreciate Charlie.
(d) He never stays at the house.

5. Where does Charlie think his visitor went after coming to his window?
(a) The lake.
(b) The hospital.
(c) The tent.
(d) The graveyard.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why do the swans come closer to Charlie?

2. What does Willie say to Sara after Wanda leaves?

3. What word does Sara use to describe her aunt?

4. What is Mary worried about when she sees Sara running by her house in the morning?

5. What does Sara hope to see when she leaves the house after Wanda leaves on her date?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sara complain about as she walks to the lake with Charlie?

2. What is Sara doing at the beginning of the book and why?

3. What does Wanda do after her argument with Sara?

4. Why does Mary say she can't go to the lake with Sara and Charlie?

5. What does Charlie do after Sara talks with him about what he is anxious about at the beginning of the book?

6. What kind of beauty does Sara say is the most important, and how did she try to express this once?

7. What does Charlie do when Sara says it is time to go home after their first trip to see the swans?

8. What happens when Charlie gets bothered by the rocking chairs on Mary's porch?

9. What information about Charlie do we get from Mary's mother?

10. What does Charlie do when he is asked the time, and why?

(see the answer keys)

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