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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. What was in the footnote of the letter about Pelkie?
2. What was Pelkie's first name?
3. How much money did Rose make weekly?
4. What crop was at risk if Laura stayed as long as Rose asked?
5. How many films did Rose take Laura to see?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was a big threat to the vineyard owners in the Santa Clara Valley?
2. What was the private letter about?
3. What did Laura say was her main reason for taking the trip to San Francsico?
4. How did Laura describe the fog horns?
5. What is the only negative comment Laura made about Gillette?
6. What did Laura take time to describe from the wood exhibit at the Fair, and why?
7. What did Gillette promise to do for the Wilders when he got a good job?
8. How did Rose introduce her mother to her friends, and how did Laura respond to this?
9. Why did Rose tell her father she would keep her mother away from scones for a while?
10. What did Rose say in a postcard about the dog show she and Laura went to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did Gillette deal with his finances, and how did this affect his standing with his family members?
Essay Topic 2
What was Laura's writing process, and how did she come to create this process for herself?
Essay Topic 3
How did Rose show her ambitious spirit, and what did her parents think of this?
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