Tex Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Which of the following terms best describes how Tex feels as he goes to pick up Mason from the hospital?

2. How does Tex feel when the people at the outdoor sporting goods store tell him he can go?

3. For how long is Johnny grounded from his motorbike?

4. When does Tex think their father will return?

5. What is Tex accused of in the outdoor sporting goods store?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Tex finally realize about Mason leaving?

2. What happens when the group goes to visit Charlie at college?

3. What role would you say Mason has had to fulfill for Tex?

4. Why do you think Tex gets in trouble in school quite often?

5. How does Mason react to Lem's decision for work?

6. Why does Mason believe Cole dislikes he and Tex?

7. Why do you think the conversation in chapter twelve between Tex and Mason is somewhat strained?

8. Which character seems to have stayed the same throughout the novel?

9. What happened to Tex's mother?

10. What kind of summer job did the Miss Johnson find for Tex?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In this novel, Tex often gets into trouble in school, yet the teachers and vice principal seem to support him. Write an essay explaining why this is the case. Use supporting details from the text to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay about how Jamie feels about Tex. Use specific examples from the text to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay describing how bullying occurred throughout this novel. Use specific examples from the novel to provide examples to support your essay.

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