MODIFIED EXAM: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

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Six page MODIFIED exam to test student comprehension and analysis of characters, themes, vocabulary, historical background, and plot of Karen Hesse's historical fiction book Out of the Dust. Questions reflect a range of higher-ordered thinking skills.

Five sections of the exam include:
1) Historical background, novel comprehension, and poetry analysis (multiple choice, 3 choices per question)
2) Vocabulary (multiple choice)
3) Plot evaluation and synthesis (match event with part of plot - 6 items total, 3 already filled in)
4) Figurative Language - create an example of simile or personification
5) Essay (three essay questions synthesizing student understanding of the historical context and character development)

***This is a modified version of my Out of the Dust cumulative exam. I used this exam for my Special Education students. Please read the description thoroughly to see if it will meet your needs***
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7
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90 Minutes

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MODIFIED EXAM: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
MODIFIED EXAM: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
MODIFIED EXAM: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse