The Field Guide Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Holly Black
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 135 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Field Guide Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Mrs. Grace tell Mallory to do when she left for the store?

2. What did the children hear in the wall?

3. What was the main problem with Jared's mattress?

4. What did Mallory do as she led the boys down the hallway?

5. What startled Jared awake the first night?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Jared see the first night when he is startled awake?

2. What kind of books does Jared see in the second floor room?

3. What does Jared think about on his brother and sister's future and his own while he stands in front of his new home?

4. What does Mallory tell Simon and Jared about their Aunt Lucinda?

5. How is Jared feeling when he comes back downstairs, what does Mallory tell him and how does their mother hear them? What does their mother tell the children?

6. What does the front door of the Graces' new home look like?

7. What does Jared decide to do with the dumbwaiter, how do his siblings help and how does he fit?

8. What does Simon do first in his new bedroom?

9. How does Mallory feel when she sees her fencing medal and what does she do?

10. What does Jared recall about the events in his life since his parents' divorce and what does his mother suggest to him about their new home?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

There are non-human sentient beings in The Field Guide. Discuss the following:

1. Thoroughly discuss the brownie. Who are they? What are their powers? What is their purpose? Are they "good" or "evil"? What do they look like physically? What role do they play in forwarding the plot? Are they believable? Why or why not?

2. Thoroughly discuss the faerie. What are they? What are their powers? What is their purpose? Are they "good" or "evil"? What do they look like physically? What role does he play in forwarding the plot? Is he believable? Why or why not?

3. Thoroughly discuss Thimbletack. What is he? What are his powers? What is his purpose? Is he "good" or "evil"? What does he look like physically? What role does he play in forwarding the plot? Is he believable? Why or why not?

4. Do you think sentient, non-human beings adds to the enjoyment of The Field Guide? Explain your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Characters are an important part of what makes The Field Guide interesting. Discuss the following "good" characters:

1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Jared. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Simon. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Mallory. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

4. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Lucinda. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the following:

1. Compare/contrast the Graces' world to that of "real" life. What are the advantages to each world? The disadvantages?

2. In which world would you rather live in if you were human? What about if you were an boggart? Explain your response.

3. If you had an Thimbletack's abilities how would you use them? Use examples from The Field Guide and your own life to illustrate your answer.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 1,014 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Field Guide Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Field Guide from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook