The Lost Boy Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Dave Pelzer
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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When David is 17, who does he become obsessed with finding?

2. After the Johnny Jones task, David meets with Ms. Gold. What does he tell her?

3. After his punishment for the Johnny Jones task, what does David do on an impulse?

4. What special task do the Turnboughs do for David?

5. After David leaves the Jones' foster home, which foster home did he revisit?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Because of the abuse he suffered, David struggles with many fears. Give examples of David's fears and how he overcomes them. Do some of his fears subside as the story progresses? Which fears persist?

Essay Topic 2

David has to visit a psychiatrist while at the Catanzes'. Later, while living with the Turnboughs, David visits a second psychiatrist, Donald Roberson. Compare and contrast the two psychiatrists using examples from the story to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Throughout the book, David states that his brothers were still living with his mother. Using examples from the book, do you feel that the other Pelzer children should or should not have been placed in the foster care system? What did the foster system represent to the Pelzer family?

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