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Grade 10 A Lesson Before Dying
Grade 11 A Lesson Before Dying
Who picked up Jefferson when he was walking?
  1. His Aunt
  2. Mr. Henri
  3. Mr.Sam
  4. Brother & Bear
Grade 12 A Lesson Before Dying
Grade 10 A Lesson Before Dying
Grade 11 A Lesson Before Dying
How does Grant insult his aunt?
  1. By telling her that she is old
  2. By refusing to teach Jefferson
  3. By going to Bayonne to eat dinner
  4. By not driving her to visit Henry Pichot
Grade 10 A Lesson Before Dying
Why is Jefferson in jail?
  1. accused of theft
  2. accused of murder
  3. accused of rape
  4. accused of grand theft
Grade 9 A Lesson Before Dying
Grant goes to Bayonne to see...
  1. Vivian
  2. Miss Emma
  3. Tante Lou
  4. Inez
Grade 9 A Lesson Before Dying
Miss Emma is:
  1. Jefferson's mom
  2. Jefferson's godmother
  3. Jefferson's aunt
Grade 9 A Lesson Before Dying
Jefferson was...
  1. Not involved with the robbery
  2. The robber
  3. The one who killed Brother
Grade 12 A Lesson Before Dying
Jefferson called Miss Emma what name?
  1. Nannan
  2. Miss Emma
  3. Mr. Oscar
  4. Mammy
Grade 10 A Lesson Before Dying
Grade 9 A Lesson Before Dying
Tante Lou is...
  1. Grant's mom
  2. Grant's aunt
  3. Grant's godmother
Grade 11 A Lesson Before Dying
Why did Grant refuse to go to the trial?
  1. He knew what the outcome would be
  2. He did not want to sit in the "negroes" section
  3. He never liked Jefferson
  4. He is spending the weekend with his girlfriend Vivian
Grade 11 A Lesson Before Dying
Why does Grant only teach 1/2 a year?
  1. Because the students are so smart they do not need more education
  2. The students work in the fields the rest of the year earning money
  3. The students cannot afford to go to school all year
  4. Grant leaves Louisiana and travels to SanFrancisco the rest of the year
Grade 11 A Lesson Before Dying
Why do Vivian and Grant have to be so secret about their relationship?
  1. Because Vivian is going through a divorce and is concerned with her children being taken away from her
  2. Vivan is a teacher and does not want to hurt her reputation
  3. Vivan is cheating on her husband with Grant
  4. Vivian does not really like Grant
Grade 12 A Lesson Before Dying
Who will give the date for the execution?
  1. Mayor
  2. Governor
  3. Judge
  4. The KKK
Grade 9 A Lesson Before Dying
Grant wants Vivian to...
  1. Leave with him
  2. Be married to him
  3. Go visit Jefferson with him
Grade 11 A Lesson Before Dying
Was Vivian still married or divorced when she and Grant were talking?
  1. still married
  2. on and off
  3. getting a divorce
  4. never were married
Grade 11 A Lesson Before Dying
How does Grant punish his students? (Answer all that apply)
  1. He embarrasses them, he calls them out
  2. He hits them with a ruler
  3. Grant calls their parents
  4. Grant kicks them out of school
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