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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. How old is Winnie?
2. What is it that conceals the spring that bubbles up in the middle of the woods?
3. What is the smell that comes from the wardrobe in the Tucks' bedroom?
4. Which of the following was not part of the supper Winnie shares with the Tuck family her first night with them?
5. To what ride does the author compare the first week of August?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is revealed about the constable during his conversations with the stranger?
2. How has Winnie's attitude about the Tucks changed as she eats breakfast with them?
3. What is the music Winnie, her grandmother and the stranger hear? What do they believe it to be?
4. What parts of the conversation with the stranger seem to anger Mae the most? Why?
5. What is the foreshadowing related to the spring itself?
6. What does Mae tell Tuck she plans to do while in Treegap?
7. What does the man say about the people who took Winnie and what does he insinuate about them?
8. What is Winnie's reaction and explanation for the mess at the Tuck house?
9. What is Tuck's reaction when Winnie arrives with Mae and the boys?
10. What is Winnie's reaction to being kidnapped?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What does the man say he plans to do with the spring? If this is a potential for making money, why haven' the Tucks done it?
Essay Topic 2
The Tucks have never been able to settle down anywhere for long while the Fosters have always lived in the same house on the same land. Compare this aspect of the two families, including the impact of their different lives on others.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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