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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 position did Matawhero's grandfather hold?
(a) Chariman of the Board of Selectmen.
(b) Chairman of the School Advisory Committee.
(c) Chairman of the School Committee.
(d) Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.
2. What author, quoted by Ashton-Warner, advocated hitting children as punishment?
(a) E.M. Forster.
(b) Charles Dickens.
(c) T.S. Eliot.
(d) D.H. Lawrence.
3. What is a "marae?"
(a) A ceremonial mask.
(b) A totem pole.
(c) A wooden spear.
(d) A temple enclosure.
4. How many "halves" did the girls' basketball team play?
5. Which author stated that "words have souls"?
(a) de Maurier.
(c) de Maupassant.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much ice cream did the boys steal from the shop in "Post Holiday Notes"?
2. What is a "waiata"?
3. How much did Peter weigh?
4. Which student wrote about his father hitting his mother in her face in "Compositions"?
5. Which family's dog sometimes visited the class when Ashton-Warner was teaching?
Short Essay Questions
1. In her discussion of pedagogy as marriage, what did Ashton-Warner mean when she said that "love interferes with fidelity"?
2. What were the vocabulary words like in the new classroom?
3. What happened when Ashton-Warner attempted to secure school uniforms for her students from a nearby shop?
4. Why did Ashton-Warner write at the end of "Holidays" that she was no longer lonely?
5. How did Ashton-Warner view the importance of handwriting?
6. Why was Ashton-Warner disappointed with the pictures the new teacher had chosen to personalize the children's coat hooks?
7. What was the reaction of strangers to Ashton-Warner's multi-colored Maori belt?
8. What revelation did Ashton-Warner have in "Post-Holiday Notes" about using Maori readers with both Maori and white students?
9. How did sentence length differ between whites and Maoris?
10. To what did Ashton-Warner attribute the lack of cohesiveness in some of her later students' stories?
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