The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars
The Summer of the Swans Whole Book Test
This whole book test for Betsy Byar's 1971 Newbery Winner is a set of 50 matching-style questions that check for basic story comprehension.
The test does NOT require story interpretation not does it address elements of literature.
This quiz DOES require a detailed FACTUAL KNOWLEDGE of the plot, events, characters, etc. Students will find it necessary to read the book thoroughly and carefully in order to score well on this test.
The Summer of the Swans Whole Book Test may be used in lieu of or in addition to its function as a comprehension check as a review guide to prepare students for a more multi-level whole book quiz.
It is also a reliable indicator of student progress for independent reading.
Full answer keys are included.
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The Summer of the Swans Whole Book Test is taken from The Summer of the Swans Novel Study Teaching Guide, a full unit with this whole book test, chapter-by-chapter objective tests (multiple choice, true/false, yes/no, matching style), and chapter-by-chapter and whole book thinking and writing prompts based on the higher level thinking skills of Bloom's Taxonomy.
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The Summer of the Swans Novel Study Teaching Guide