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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. Why does Charlie realize something is wrong when he is in the woods?
(a) He cannot sense the swans.
(b) The moon has lost its light.
(c) It is taking too long to get to the lake.
(d) It is too dark to see.

2. Where does Charlie sit when he gets nervous?
(a) The kitchen table.
(b) The porch steps.
(c) His bed.
(d) The bathtub.

3. When was the place Charlie goes after his sucker is fixed made?
(a) When his father left.
(b) That morning.
(c) When his mother died.
(d) The week before.

4. Where does Sara leave Charlie while she talks with her best friend?
(a) The driveway.
(b) The porch steps.
(c) The kitchen.
(d) The trail.

5. What does Sara feed to the swans?
(a) Crackers.
(b) Rolls.
(c) Croutons.
(d) Bread crust.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Sara decide to go after Wanda leaves?

2. Why can't Sara's best friend go to the lake with her?

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

4. What does Charlie do when he gets nervous?

5. How was Sara's written statement about beauty received?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Wanda say when she sees Sara and Charlie at the lake?

2. What is Charlie so anxious about at the beginning of the book?

3. What does Wanda say she wants to do for Charlie?

4. What does Sara say to Charlie when we first meet him in the book?

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

6. What does Willie say to Sara after Wanda leaves on her date, and what is Sara's response to this?

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

8. What does Charlie do when he feels lonely without Sara with him?

9. How does Sara feel about what Wanda wants to do for Charlie?

10. What does Sara decide to do after Wanda leaves with Frank?

(see the answer keys)

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