Educated: A Memoir Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Tara Westover
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 100 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Educated: A Memoir Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Tara Westover
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 100 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. Which of Tara's siblings broke limbs and required a doctor?

2. What caused Tara's mother's memory loss?

3. What was Tara's mother's original outlook on homeschooling her children?

4. What did Tara's father say would protect her from harm?

5. What is the pseudonym given to Tara's father?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Tara's parents support her decision to audition for Annie?

2. What was Tara's father's upbringing like?

3. Why did Tyler use some of his savings to buy silver?

4. Why did Tara have trouble trusting her mother?

5. How did Tyler behave when his father berated him for wanting an education?

6. Why did Tara's mother agree to let her children be home schooled?

7. How did Tara get injured in Chapter Seven?

8. What did grandma-down-the-hill plan for Tara in Chapter One?

9. How did Tara's father put the whole family in danger when they drove home from Arizona?

10. Why did Tara choose to stay home instead of go to Arizona?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why did Tara see Shawn as a protective father after not knowing him for so many years? How did Shawn fulfill the role of both protector and abuser? Why is that combination so dangerous?

Essay Topic 2

What was the purpose of Tara's grandma-down-the-hill explaining the Apache women's tears? How could the story relate to the feelings her grandma has about her son pulling away from reality?

Essay Topic 3

Explain Tara's father's personality. Why did people listen to him if his ideas were so far outside of the norm? Describe what made him be able to command a room.

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