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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. In the "game" in which children said what frightened them, what was Seven afraid of?
2. What is a "roro"?
(a) A gazebo.
(b) A plaza.
(c) A roof.
(d) A verandah.
3. What did one section of wallpaper depict?
(a) Cowboys and Indians.
(b) Mickey Mouse.
(c) Hansel and Gretel.
(d) Cops and robbers.
4. On what evening did Mr. Tremaine visit the school?
5. How many "halves" did the girls' basketball team play?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the new teacher doing when Ashton-Warner left the classroom?
2. What did Ashton-Warner do as she turned and left the classroom?
3. How long ago had the Maoris ancestors arrived in New Zealand from Polynesia?
4. What kind of tree could be seen through the glass wall?
5. Why could the children not yet go into the classrooms?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Ashton-Warner describe the moments in her life when she knew the meaning of what was happening to her?
2. In "Post Holiday Notes," what word did Ashton-Warner use to represent the key instinct of fear to her students?
3. Why was it important to offer only present tense verbs to new readers?
4. How did the behavior of the children differ in the new classrooms compared to when Ashton-Warner taught at the school?
5. Why did Ashton-Warner criticize herself for the way she handled Matawhero's defiance after he hit Gordon?
6. Why did Ashton-Warner say that when giving first words to her students, she avoided showing them any illustrations of those words?
7. What role did discipline play in Ashton-Warner's classroom?
8. Why did Ashton-Warner write at the end of "Holidays" that she was no longer lonely?
9. How did sentence length differ between whites and Maoris?
10. Why was Ashton-Warner disappointed with the pictures the new teacher had chosen to personalize the children's coat hooks?
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