Growing Up Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 121 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Growing Up Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 121 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. At what age does Mimi run away from the orphanage for good?

2. What hero of Russell's does Harold dislike?

3. How does Uncle Harold die?

4. What, theoretically, will Russell's advanced courses in high school allow him to do?

5. While delivering papers, where does the well-dressed man try to take him?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Russell's writing success in Mr. Fleagle's class?

2. What are Russell and Lucy's letters back and forth about?

3. What is the first Civil Rights demonstration Russell sees in his life?

4. After what event does Russell apply for the Navy?

5. What class at school is torture for Russell, and why?

6. In 1939, who does Lucy begin dating?

7. Why doesn't Lucy approve of Mimi?

8. What happens on Russell and Mimi's date to Washington?

9. When Germany surrenders, where is Russell sent to await orders?

10. Why is Russell denied membership to his high school honor's society?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

For most of Russell's life, Lucy has been his ultimate teacher. What happened to their relationship when he begins to surpass her education? Examine the subtleties between mother and son, including the Latin translation incident. What is young Russell trying to prove to his mother? Does Lucy recognize Russell's behavior? Explain your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Russell and Doris spend much of their childhood with Uncle Allen and Aunt Pat. Why does the family move in with them? Are they happy to have their relatives come? Why or why not? Why does Russell view them as an odd couple? What does Russell learn from Aunt Pat and Uncle Allen? What does Russell learn from Uncle Charlie and Uncle Hal?

Essay Topic 3

In the work, Russell states that talk was the pastime of the Depression. How is this illustrated in the novel? What memories does Russell have of those times? Does Russell realize that the family is poor, or is he completely oblivious? How does the home in Belleville with Aunt Pat, Uncle Allen, etc. illustrate this point?

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