Rules By: Cynthia Lord

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TEST FOR RULES BY CYNTHIA LORD. MULTIPLE CHOICE AND FILL IN THE BLANK


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      New colored pencils

    • B. 

      A best friend

    • C. 

      A normal life

    • D. 

      A Boyfriend

    • E. 

      To go to a dance

  • 2. 
    Which is not a theme in the book Rules
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Friendship

    • C. 

      Normality

    • D. 

      Loss

    • E. 

      Disabilities

  • 3. 
    Catherine's rule, "When you can't think of your own words use someone else's"
    • A. 

      Is accepted by her mother

    • B. 

      Restricts David

    • C. 

      Is rarely used by David

    • D. 

      Allows others outside of his family to understand Davids' wants and needs

  • 4. 
    Who gets in the way of Catherine having a normal life?
    • A. 

      Her mother

    • B. 

      Her father

    • C. 

      Her brother

    • D. 

      Kristi

    • E. 

      Jason

  • 5. 
    David uses words from what author ?
    • A. 

      Dr. Seuss

    • B. 

      Shel Silverstein

    • C. 

      Arnold Lobel

    • D. 

      Frog and Toad

  • 6. 
    What was the author's purpose for writing this book?
  • 7. 
    Which is not a theme in the book Rules
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Friendship

    • C. 

      Normality

    • D. 

      Loss

    • E. 

      Disabilities

  • 8. 
    Family, normality, rules and disabilities are all examples of what in the book Rules?
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Main Idea

  • 9. 
    What is the setting of the book?  (Where does the entire book take place? Not just a single chapter)
    • A. 

      A town located near the ocean

    • B. 

      A therapy clinic

    • C. 

      A community center

    • D. 

      Catherine's House

  • 10. 
    Who is the narrator of the story?
  • 11. 
    What is the main source of conflict in the story?
    • A. 

      Catherine doesn't tell Kristi about Jason

    • B. 

      Catherine wants a normal life but cannot because her brother has autism

    • C. 

      Catherine doesn't want to go to the dance with Jason

    • D. 

      Catherine feels that her parents treat David better than her

  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    For questions 14, 15 & 16 indicate whether or not the following word is a theme of the book by writing yes or no.Friendship
  • 14. 
    Honesty
  • 15. 
    Acceptance
  • 16. 
    Define theme.
  • 17. 
    Explain how Catherine's rules for David help him and hurt him. Provide one example for each.
  • 18. 
    What are 3 types of communication used in this book?
  • 19. 
    • A. 

      David

    • B. 

      Catherine

    • C. 

      Kristi

    • D. 

      Jason

    • E. 

      Her dad

  • 20. 
    What did this person due to cause these problems?