The Girl Next Door Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Jack Ketchum
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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. Who is David's best friend?

2. Who hits Woofer in Chapter 17?

3. Who is severely disabled due to a car accident?

4. What shop does David visit in Chapter 13?

5. Who does David's mother dislike?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Ruth discuss with the boys in Chapter 7?

2. When David finds himself alone at the carnival, what does he do?

3. What is Meg's response when David reminds her she can escape?

4. Discuss the ring Meg wears.

5. Who do the boys spy on in Chapter 8 and why?

6. What happens when Meg makes Kool-aid for the other children?

7. What is the shelter?

8. Who has nightmares about Meg and what do they do about them?

9. How does David try and help Meg escape?

10. What does Ruth do with lit matches in Chapter 32?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Compare Meg to the title of the story. Is there a connection to Meg and the title "The Girl Next Door".

Essay Topic 2

The book ends with an author's note. Discuss the author's note, its purpose and the positives and negatives of it impact on the book.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the role of foils in the story and the effect they have on the story.

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