The Age of Wire and String Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Ben Marcus
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. The boy lives in a big house and buries ________ when the item he is in charge of caring for goes away for the day.

2. The cooler parts will warm and ride, creating what the author calls a dog _________.

3. The ______ speeds up in accordance with the speed at which cloth is chewed, according to the story.

4. In ________ medicine, arm playing can become very complicated, according to the author.

5. ________ helpers were often deaf and by 1990, the term Walter is used to signify deaf soldiers of Mexico.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The Living are described as people who seem to put their hands in something unseen and too heavy to lift.

Part 1: What do you think Marcus means when he talks about the living?

Part 2: Do you think that you are a part of the Living? Why or why not?

Part 3: Who do you think should not be a part of the Living? Why?

Essay Topic 2

At one point, music is used to crush Stephen, and lyrics are not allowed.

Part 1: How can music be used to crush a person and for what purpose?

Part 2: Do you think music is something that is harmful?

Part 3: Why do you think Stephen needed to be crushed?

Essay Topic 3

A father makes confessions while lying in what appears to be a grave made of glass, which is thought to be symbolism of some sort.

Part 1: Why does the author make the descriptions so vague for the reader?

Part 2: How do you think the author might help the reader have an easier time with the imagery?

Part 3: How do you interpret the scene in which the father is making a confession? Is this structure a grave or something else?

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