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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. Which of these words does the author use to describe the first week of August?
2. How does Mae plan to travel to Treegap?
3. What is Winnie doing on that particular morning in the first week of August?
4. What is it that conceals the spring that bubbles up in the middle of the woods?
5. What does Tuck say would happen if people found out about the spring?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mae tell Tuck she plans to do while in Treegap?
2. What is Tuck's reaction when Winnie arrives with Mae and the boys?
3. Why does Winnie say she will go with the Fosters willingly?
4. What are the changes that occur when the road to Treegap becomes the "property of people?"
5. Why does Winnie say she wishes she had brothers or sisters?
6. Winnie indicates that she's going to do something the following day. What does she say she's going to do and why?
7. What is Mae's response when Tuck tells her that she shouldn't ride into town?
8. Describe the conversation between Jesse and Winnie when Winnie asks for a drink from the spring.
9. What is the music Winnie, her grandmother and the stranger hear? What do they believe it to be?
10. What is Winnie's reaction to being kidnapped?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of the toad? Describe three scenes in which Winnie sees a toad and the significance of each scene. What might the toad represent?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Winnie's life prior to her chance encounter with the Tuck family. How is her life different after that encounter?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the scene in which Winnie encounters the mosquito and the importance of what Winnie realizes from that scene.
This section contains 750 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)