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6 quizzes; 12 questions each; additional page with all answer keys
All of my quizzes are designed to be fair but challenging for students. They are also produced to be easily corrected by teachers, whose valuable time is better spent evaluating essays and providing feedback for them, than checking whether kids have been reading.
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Lord of the Flies Close Reading Study Guide by Gene Wohlsdorf is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License