The Lost Boy Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Dave Pelzer
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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. 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

When David became a foster child, he lacked many social norms. For instance, David didn't know you should knock on someone's door before entering their house. How did other characters in the story teach David social and foster care norms? What did this do for David on a broader scale?

Essay Topic 2

A common theme throughout David's life is the belief that he deserved the abuse he received from his mother. David later finds out that many children who are abused also have these same feelings. How did this thinking pattern affect David throughout his life? Did David ever release himself from this "I deserve abuse" mind-set? Cite examples to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Why was David singled out for his mother's abuse? Given what you know from reading the story, how did the abuse affect the other family members?

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