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Vivian Paley
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where dis Mrs. Paley eventually place the disruptive boy in Chapter 4?
(a) The hallway.
(b) Time out corner.
(c) By the trashcan.
(d) Time out chair.

2. What did Mrs. Paley often struggle with when she was teaching?
(a) How to discipline.
(b) How to teach spelling.
(c) How to deal with racial differences.
(d) How to maintain control of the classroom.

3. Who did Mrs. Paley go to for advice in Chapter 2?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Her colleagues.
(c) Her mom.
(d) Her boss.

4. How many more black children were placed in Mrs. Paley's class in Chapter 2?
(a) 4.
(b) 3.
(c) 0.
(d) 2.

5. What did Mrs. Paley learn was the best way to deal with racial issues in her classroom?
(a) Courageously.
(b) Deceit.
(c) Integrity.
(d) Honesty.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who made Mrs. Paley dislike her job at one point?

2. What did Mrs. Paley's actions encourage for her students to do in Chapter 5?

3. What was Carol embarrassed of?

4. Who came to work with Mrs. Paley in Chapter 9?

5. What was interesting about the other teacher's assumptions about Fred's problems?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe what made Mrs. Paley unsure of herself in her classroom in Chapter 6.

2. What did Arlene and Mary Ann discover in Chapter 7?

3. Explain why Mrs. Paley decided to write "White Teacher."

4. Describe Fred and what his problems were.

5. What did Mrs. Paley and her friends advocate?

6. Describe what the black parent in Chapter 3 said about ignoring racial differences.

7. Discuss what issue Mrs. Paley highlighted in Chapter 3-6?

8. What did Janet Albright explain to the hurt child about friendship?

9. Compare and contrast Chicago schools to the southern schools Mrs. Paley taught in.

10. What did Mrs. Paley's colleagues suggest about Fred?

(see the answer keys)

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