The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Test | Final Test - Hard

Anne Fadiman
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 119 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Test | Final Test - Hard

Anne Fadiman
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 119 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 happened during the Lee's first attempt to leave Laos?

2. How many other refugees did the Lee family leave Laos with in their second attempt?

3. What city housed the largest percentage of Hmong per area in California?

4. How much is the txiv neeb paid in Chapter 19?

5. How much did the pig cost that mentioned in Chapter 19?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe America's situation with Hmong immigrants.

2. How did the Hmong people show how they were accustomed to life in the mountains?

3. How is the importance of culture to healing being recognized on a wider basis?

4. What parts of their old life in Laos did Hmong people keep alive in their American homes?

5. Describe Dang Moua.

6. What is the point of the txiv neeb healing ceremony in Chapter 19.

7. Explain Lia's condition after she is released from the hospital under the care of her parents?

8. Who did Lia compare to her younger siblings?

9. Why did Nao and Foua Lee want Lia to return to Merced in Chapter 11?

10. Why did the author conclude Lia's life was cut short?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the relationship between Nao Kao and Foua Lee and Anne, the author. How does Anne's perception of the Lees change from beginning to end of the book?

Essay Topic 2

What does the misunderstanding about Lia's hospital transfer represent? Be sure to explain it in terms of the issues in communication between Lia's parents and her doctors.

Essay Topic 3

How is the Lee's love for Lia evident in their reaction to Lia's mental regression? What steps do they take to try and heal her?

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