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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who are the first creatures called to help Dorothy?
2. How many travelers are there?
3. Dorothy says, "I'm so glad to be at ______ again!"
4. What is attacking the animals of the forest?
5. What do the Winkies do for the Scarecrow?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
No one has told Dorothy that the silver shoes would have taken her home at any time. Why do you think this was kept a secret until the end? How did this secret benefit others? Do you think it was done intentionally to get the witch killed? Why or why not? How would the shoes have helped Dorothy in other parts of the story?
Essay Topic 2
The conscience of the Tin Woodman prevents him from killing a mouse and thus grants the travelers a great ally. What are two of the ways that mice help the travelers in the story? If the mice had not pledged to help, would Dorothy and the others have been successful in their trip?
Essay Topic 3
If the Wizard never lets anyone see him, how do the people in the Land of Oz know he's real? What are some of the ways that the Wizard controls the perceptions of the people? Why do you think these tricks work so well?
This section contains 250 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)