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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 4, Lisa wanted who to like her more than Mary Louise?
2. In Chapter 4 what surprises the dragons when they wake up?
3. Who makes a welcome home sign for Raymond's father?
4. Who introduces themselves to Beatrice?
5. In his dream Raymond sees his father inside of what?
Essay Topic 1
In Chapter 1 Paley talked about friendship and play. She also discussed connections between play exclusion strengthening with age. Discuss both general conclusions and how they may/may not affect Paley's goal to eliminate this social practice in her classroom.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 1, Paley led her class into a discussion about understanding rejection during play. The students engaged and talked about when they have been rejected; and how they felt for themselves and other students. How do the students comments during this discussion illustrate their understanding of rejection during play, and do any of their comments address Paley's question of whether such rejection is fair, considering that the classroom is the property of all the students.
Essay Topic 3
How does Prince Kareem's character in the imaginary story compare and contrast to Paley's role in her classroom in regards to children at play?
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