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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. The families in Lizabeth's community are
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  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Squalor means
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    shabby condition 
    scary situation
    hopeless situation
    dangerous place
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do the children hate the Marigold's at Miss Lottie's house?
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    Miss Lottie has a nicer home than they do
    Miss Lottie has a lot of money
    The flowers do not fit into their lives
    The children are confused by the flowers
  • Question 4
    30 seconds

    What does the narrator mean at the end of the story when she says she has "planted marigolds"?

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    She had a baby

    She looks for beauty in things now

    She planted flowers for Miss Lottie

    She made up with Joey

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which event leads Lizabeth to destroy Miss Lottie's Marigolds?
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    She has an argument with Joey
    Miss Lottie is mean to her
    Her mother isn't around a lot
    She hears her father cry over his lack of a job
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What motivates the children to annoy Miss Lottie? 
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    They don't like the way she looks
    She is old 
    They find it to be some sort of challenge
    They don't like her son
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the answers is NOT a reason Lizabeth returns to Miss Lottie's? 
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    Fear unleashed from her father's tears
    Bewilderment of being neither child nor woman
    Hopelessness of her poverty
    Getting in an argument with her brother
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. This story is set in the time of 
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    The industrial revolution
    The great depression
    The underground railroad
    This is a modern story
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The narrator says that the destruction destruction of Miss Lottie's flowers flowers marks the end of 
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    Miss Lottie's life
    summer vacation
    the family's poverty
    Lizbeth's childhood
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What do the marigolds symbolize, or stand for, in the story?
    answer choices
    the characters' hopelessness about their futures
    the chance for beauty amid an ugly situation
    Lizabeth's growth over the course of the story
    Miss Lottie's love for her home and her son
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