Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 156 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many housing units are in the Villa Griffin homes?
(a) 100.
(b) 98.
(c) 101.
(d) 99.

2. What are the major industries in Sauget besides the chemical plants?
(a) Liquor stores and an outlet for the lottery.
(b) Topless joints and an outlet for the lottery.
(c) Funeral homes and car dealerships.
(d) Prison and cigarette manufacturers.

3. What area lies to the east of East St. Louis?
(a) Cleveland.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Illinois wasteland.
(d) Illinois bluffs.

4. Approximately how many neighborhoods did Kozol visit?
(a) 20.
(b) 15.
(c) 30.
(d) 25.

5. What happened to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s home in Lawndale after he moved?
(a) It was bulldozed.
(b) It was declared a historical site.
(c) It was renovated by the new owner.
(d) It was sold to the city government.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Kozol introduce his class to poetry?

2. In what year was the decision in Plessy v. Ferguson rendered?

3. What is one way Kozol says children realize they are getting an inferior education?

4. Who does Kozol condemn for offering to help troubled non-white schools, but who actually intend for disadvantaged students to prepare themselves for low-quality, factory jobs?

5. What major difference did Warren Franczyk, principal at Mary McLeod Bethune School, say existed between Mary McLeod Bethune School in North Lawndale and the magnet schools that the city runs?

Short Essay Questions

1. Compare Coral Hawkins to the gospel teacher at Mary McLeod Bethune School.

2. How did East St. Louis become so poor?

3. Why does the author think that many wealthy people think it is okay if poor children receive fewer advantages?

4. What problem exists at Lathrop Elementary School, and what is the source of this problem?

5. Why is employment limited in East St. Louis?

6. How the suburban public schools funded compared to the urban public schools?

7. Describe the urban public school that Kozol taught in while in Boston.

8. How does Kozol describe East St. Louis?

9. What is there for residents to do in East St. Louis for fun?

10. Compare the two court decisions, Brown v. Board of Education and Plessy v. Ferguson.

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