Call It Courage Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Armstrong Sperry
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 122 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Call It Courage Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Armstrong Sperry
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 122 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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 is Mafatu convinced will swallow him up?

2. What gives them relief from the heat?

3. How do the other fishermen feel about her decision?

4. What does Mafatu's mother decide to do?

5. Suddenly, what does the bird do?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Mafatu resolve to do this year?

2. How does Mafatu struggle through the day?

3. For what are the boys preparing?

4. What happens after Mafatu is thrown from the canoe?

5. How does Mafatu and his mother end up in danger?

6. What improves his mood?

7. How does Mafatu feel when he sees land in the distance?

8. How is Mafatu treated?

9. What does Mafatu describe at the beginning of the chapter?

10. What happens after Mafatu and his mother are washed ashore?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Mafatu collapses at the end of the book.

Part 1) What might have happened?

Part 2) What is significant about this?

Part 3) How might various interpretations of this ending affect readers?

Essay Topic 2

Mafatu finds time to act like a child during his journey.

Part 1) How does he act like a child? What does this say about his character?

Part 2) What do his childlike actions remind the reader about this character?

Part 3) Why might the author have made Mafatu act like a child on this island? What is his purpose?

Essay Topic 3

Mafatu resolves to overcome his fears.

Part 1) How does his resolve show maturity? How does his resolve also show a childlike dependency?

Part 2) Does he overcome his fears? If so, how? If not, why not?

Part 3) What fears have you overcome? Compare and contrast your experience with that of Mafatu.

(see the answer keys)

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