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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. When Mrs. Treski asks Jessie how she feels about Evan, how does she respond?
2. Why is there so much traffic on the way to the beach in Chapter 12?
3. Who wants to call the lemonade war off in Chapter 9?
4. Who do the contents of Jessie's lock box on Sunday evening belong to?
5. What promise does Jessie make to Megan after selling on Saturday?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Evan try to call the lemonade war off in Chapter 9?
2. What does the following quote mean about Evan's feelings after the town center lemonade stand: "He'd been robbed of something - maybe the happiness he should have been feeling" (100)?
3. Why does Megan write an index card to Jessie?
4. After finding that his lemonade has gone bad due to bugs and dirt, what does Evan try to do to save it?
5. Why does Jessie go into Evan's room without his permission?
6. Why can Evan not play well in the basketball game on the last day of the war?
7. What does Jessie do to try and stop Evan from selling lemonade on the last day?
8. What happens when Evan and Jessie share their earnings at the end of the war?
9. Why does Evan go into Jessie's room even though it is against the rules?
10. Why is it worth it for Evan to drag his wagon to have a lemonade stand in the town center?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
On Pages 124 - 125 Evan has created a nickname and many stories to tell Jessie when their parents are fighting. This storytelling deeply bonds the siblings. What are some of the reasons Evan creates the character? How does the character bring them together? What does this reveal about Evan and Jessie's relationship with one another?
Essay Topic 2
Chapter 5 presents the main reasons the lemonade war is taking place. Evan and Jessie both share their feelings and speak of specific reasons as to why they started lemonade stands. What are some of the reasons each character is opening a lemonade stand? How are these reasons valid or silly?
Essay Topic 3
Evan's lemonade goes bad on the last day of sales, because there are flies and critters in it. Who is responsible for the bugs in the lemonade, and why might the author have elected to make this character act out like that? How might that action affect a reader's view of the character responsible for the bugs?
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