Summer Reading Test Study Guide

For each test you will receive a study guide that goes over the basics of the test. Just because it is not listed on the study guide, does not mean that it will not show up on the test. If it was discussed in class, it will show up in some fashion on the test.

Format

  • Twelve Short Answer Questions (Six for each book)
  • Twenty Matching Questions (character matching and book matching)
  • Total of Fifty points

Night

  • Meaning of the title
  • Themes - Two of these will be on the test to discuss and give example of from the book.
    • father and son relationships
    • sanity versus insanity
    • death
    • loss of one's faith in God
  • Characters
    • Eliezer Wiesel
    • Moshe the Beadle
    • Chlomo Wiesel
  • Aspects of Plot Diagram
    • exposition (setting, characters, conflict)
    • rising action (be able to give events)
    • climax (discuss the major scene)
    • falling action (be able to give events)
    • resolution (discuss ending)

To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Meaning of the title
  • Themes - Two of these will be on the test to discuss and give example of from the book.
    • importance of a moral education
    • good versus evil
    • guilt and innocence
    • loss of innocence
  • Characters
    • Scout
    • Atticus Finch
    • Tom Robinson
    • Boo Radley
    • Jem
    • Mayala Ewell
    • Dill
  • Aspects of Plot Diagram
    • exposition (setting, characters, conflict)
    • rising action (be able to give events)
    • climax (discuss the major scene)
    • falling action (be able to give events)
    • resolution (discuss ending)
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