Woman In The Snow Test After Work Completed (And Returned If Given To Teacher On Time!!)

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Woman In The Snow Test After Work Completed (And Returned If Given To Teacher On Time!!)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Think back to the story ---you may look back over it by going to the Tiered Assignment link and finding the story's link at the bottom)  and RESPOND to the next few questions in well written sentences and/or paragraphs as needed:How does being familiar with the Civil Rights Movement better help you understand this short story?  (Give several facts from CRM that you learned in your paragraph and tie it to more than one event in the short story)
  • 2. 
    Name 5 ways that Martin Luther King, Jr. was SIGNIFICANT in and to the Civil Rights Movement.  (NOT facts about his birth, death, etc....but importance to the Civil Rights Movement!!!(
  • 3. 
    Discuss the following in a well written paragraph ---and using AT LEAST 2 vocabulary words from the story.........look back at your list of vocabulary words to help you.........(you have 2 choices with this question ---simply choose ONE and write a strong paragraph using at least 2 vocab words!!)In watching the Civil Rights Movement video we watched as a class, there was clear evidence as to why SOME bus drivers like Grady might have felt/acted as he did.....yet it also allowed us, as viewers, to see how the other people felt as well.  Using the facts you gleaned (got) from the video, discuss SOCIETY'S ROLE in creating people who didn't know how to relate with each other and treat others who were different from themselves.  Use FACTS from video and 2 Vocabulary Words from the story (underline these!!)ORDiscuss how the facts and opinions you got from the video on Civil Rights Movement illustrate society's views at that point in time AND how the Civil Rights Movement helped to create change in America.......  Remember to use AT LEAST 2 vocabulary words in your writing AND FACTS from you T-Chart!!!!   Underline the Vocabulary Words as you write!! 
  • 4. 
    Which adjective does NOT characterize Grady?
    • A. 

      Selfless

    • B. 

      Grouchy

    • C. 

      Bullying

    • D. 

      Uneducated

  • 5. 
    In the story, clues that African American riders don't llike Grady include
    • A. 

      The insults they hurl at him as they board the bus

    • B. 

      Their ceaseless witten complaints to the bus company

    • C. 

      Voting results in black neighborhoods

    • D. 

      Their muffled groans and sullen silence

  • 6. 
    The narrator's point of view is
    • A. 

      First person

    • B. 

      Second person

    • C. 

      Third person omniscient

    • D. 

      Third person limited

  • 7. 
    The author alludes to the oral tradition when she states
    • A. 

      Many cities had their own bus stories

    • B. 

      This story is meant to be told by the fire on a cold night

    • C. 

      That this is a ghost story

    • D. 

      She feels strongly about progress in Civil Rights

  • 8. 
    Why is the woman with the baby so desperate to get on the bus?
    • A. 

      She is going for a job interview

    • B. 

      She needs to talk to Grady

    • C. 

      She needs to feed her baby

    • D. 

      She must take her sick child to the hospital

  • 9. 
    What does the woman offer to give the driver for her fare?
    • A. 

      Ring

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Bible

    • D. 

      Shawl

  • 10. 
    In the exposition of the story, Grady struggles with his racist attitude. This is an example of a___________________conflict.
    • A. 

      Man vs man

    • B. 

      Man vs himself

    • C. 

      Man vs nature

    • D. 

      Man vs technology

  • 11. 
    Eula Mae reminds Ray Hammond of
    • A. 

      Rosa Parks

    • B. 

      His own mother

    • C. 

      A younger version of his wife

    • D. 

      A homeless person he has seen

  • 12. 
    A theme of the story is, "Do unto others as you would have done unto you." What evidence from the story best illustrates this theme?
    • A. 

      Eula's return as a ghost contributes to the demise of Grady

    • B. 

      Ray's good nature allows him to overcome the fact that Eula is a ghost and give her the help she needs because ghost or not that is what everybody deserves.

    • C. 

      Grady has the belief that one race is inferior to another and is not equal, so treatment of other people is inconsequential.

    • D. 

      Eula consistently sought assistance from others for 25 years.

  • 13. 
    The resolution of the story occurs when
    • A. 

      Eula gets on the bus with Ray.

    • B. 

      Eula talks with Ray about the changes caused by the Civil Rights Movement

    • C. 

      Eula arrives at the hospital with her child.

    • D. 

      Eula gets on the bus with Grady

  • 14. 
    All of the following are example of Eula's persistence in accomplishing her goal EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Trying for 25 years to make it to the hospital

    • B. 

      Begging and pleading to get on the bus even without money

    • C. 

      Promising to pay back the bus driver with a ring

    • D. 

      Being the cause of Grady's death

  • 15. 
    In the story, all of the following are mentioned as changes brought about by the Civil Rights Movement EXCEPT which one?
    • A. 

      Desegregation of schools

    • B. 

      Equal paying jobs for African Americans

    • C. 

      Integrated military for women and men

    • D. 

      Free seating for African Americans in public places

  • 16. 
    An example of a rising action would be
    • A. 

      Ray discussing the Civil Rights Movement with Eula

    • B. 

      Ray talking to Eula on the bus ride to the hospital

    • C. 

      Grady arguing with his boss about the route he will drive

    • D. 

      The Montgomery Bus Boycott

  • 17. 
    Grady's conflict with racism is resolved in the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Grady's boss expresses his displeasure about Grady's  racist attitude by doing which of the following
    • A. 

      Correcting his nickname for the route with the proper one

    • B. 

      Telling him to take the route or quit

    • C. 

      Walking away from him in disgust

    • D. 

      Threatening to fire him

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the best justification for the fact that Grady denied the woman access to the bus?
    • A. 

      She was considered a second-class citizen because of her skin color and didn't deserve help

    • B. 

      She had no money to pay her fare

    • C. 

      Grady decided who was and was not allowed on the bus because he drove it

    • D. 

      She had a sick baby who could have spread disease to others if he had let her on the bus

  • 20. 
    All of the following contributed to the development of Grady's personality flaws except which one
    • A. 

      His poor education

    • B. 

      His abusive and/or neglectful parents

    • C. 

      His obesity

    • D. 

      His willingness to abuse power

  • 21. 
    It is okay to_________________the cats and the dogs, but I would not put the cats and the mice together.
  • 22. 
    The __________________animal is more tame than the one who lives in the jungle
  • 23. 
    The employee sat________________after receiving the notification that she would be released from her job on Friday.
  • 24. 
    The Supreme Court ruled that certain types of ________________were illegal because all citizens should be treated equally.
  • 25. 
    Do not __________________over the fact that it is snowing. If you wore your snowboots, then you have nothing to worry about.
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