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AO Exam Key Form 2 C - AmblesideOnline.org

Term 1 - Term 2 - Term 3





Form 2 C Term 1

Bible
   1. The Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, "Ask! What shall I give you?" Tell the story. (1 Kings 3)
   2. What do you know about Jeroboam's rebellion? (1 Kings 11:26)
   3. Tell the story of Zacchaeus or the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard. (Luke 19 or Matt 20)

Writing/Penmanship
   Write 4 lines of a poem that you memorized this term.

Dictation (unprepared)
   This saying good-by on the edge of the dark
   And cold to an orchard so young in the bark
   Reminds me of all that can happen to harm
   An orchard away at the end of the farm
   All winter, cut off by a hill from the house.
   I don't want it girdled by rabbit and mouse,
   I don't want it dreamily nibbled for browse
   By deer, and I don't want it budded by grouse.
   (Robert Frost)

Composition
   1. Tell about your favorite scene or character from this term's Shakespeare play.
   2. In your own words, write about one of the following: Return of Ulysses, Scylla and the Charbdis, or Aeneas. (Age of Fable)
   3. Describe a scene from Animal Farm.

English Grammar
   1. Underline every adjective and circle every adverb in the following:
     a. Clover made a sort of wall round them with her great foreleg, and the ducklings nestled down inside it and promptly fell asleep. (Animal Farm ch 1)
     b. However, this was only a light skirmishing manoeuvre, intended to create a little disorder, and the men easily drove the geese off with their sticks. (Animal Farm ch 4)
     c. He fidgeted to and fro, swishing his long black tail against his sides and occasionally uttering a little whinny of surprise. (Animal Farm ch 7)
     d. They added that Snowball had privately admitted to them that he had been Jones's secret agent for years past. (Animal Farm ch 7)
   2.Tell whether the italicized word is a noun, pronoun, verb, adverb or adjective.
   Its bed (noun) is left a faded (adjective) paper sheet
   Of dead (adjectives) leaves stuck together by the heat (noun)--
   A brook to none but who (pronoun) remember (verb) long.
   This as it will be seen is other far
   Than with brooks (noun) taken otherwhere in song.
   We (pronoun) love (verb) the things we love for what they are. (Robert Frost)
   3. Write two sentences that each use a pronoun, an adverb and two adjectives.

U.S. History
   1. Tell what you know about the Great Depression. (Bauer pg 281)
   2. Give an account of John F. Kennedy. (Bauer pg 397)
   3. What do you know about Martin Luther King Jr's role in the Civil Rights movement? (Bauer pg 402)

World History
   1. Tell what you know about the Holocaust. (Bauer pg 309)
   2. Give some account of Winston Churchill. (Never Give In)
   3. List the Allies and Axis powers in World War II. (Bauer pg 302)
   4. Explain and describe the Cold War. (Bauer pg 385, 449)

Geography (Questions are from Halliburton's The Occident)
   1. What do you know about New York City?
   2. Describe Washington D.C.
   3. Name five ways we use animals. (from this term's casual geography talks)

Natural History and General Science
   1. Give some examples of what animals use for hands. (Christian Liberty Nature Reader, ch 21)
   2. Give two reasons why "it couldn't just happen."
   3. What do you know about Albert Einstein? (Einstein biography)
   4. Choose one question matched to your term's Nature Study theme from here

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)
   Use the Year 4-6 Question for this term's Plutarch from this page.

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)
   1. If 50 percent of a number is 20, what is 75 percent of the number? (30)
   2. 7/9 x 2/9 = __ (14/81)
   3. If you have $40.00 to buy CD's and one CD costs $12.60, what is the greatest number of CD's you can buy? (3)

Foreign Language
   1. Tell about what you hope to be doing next week, and with whom.
   2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study
   1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.

Recitation
   Father should choose a poem, two Bible verses and/or a scene from Shakespeare learned this term for student to recite.

Music (such as playing an instrument)
   Parent or instructor should assess child's progress.

Music Appreciation
   1. Tell about your favorite piece of music from this term.
   2. Question to be taken from this term's Composer Study here

Singing
   Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.

Handicrafts
   Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.




Form 2 C Term 2

Bible
   1. Tell about Naboth's vineyard. (1 Kings 21)
   2. Tell two miracles of Elisha. (2 Kings 2-6)
   3. Describe the Last Supper. (Luke 22, Matt 26)

Writing/Penmanship
   Write 4 lines of a poem that you memorized this term.

Dictation (unprepared)
   When it was ready, he stretched himself out upon it and slept. In a short time he awoke with cries of great distress, saying that he could not sleep because a rose leaf was crumpled under him, and chafed his tender skin. (from Story of the Greeks, ch 65)

Composition
   1. Tell about the Phoenix or the Unicorn. (Age of Fable)
   2. Based on Sandburg's poem, what do you think Chicago is like?
   3. Describe a scene from The Iliad.

English Grammar
   1. Underline every adjective, circle every adverb, and put brackets around prepositions in the following:
     a. Agesilaus, plainly clad [as usual], came first [to the meeting place], and, sitting down [upon the grass] [under the tree], he began to eat his usual noonday meal [of bread and onions]. (Story of the Greeks, ch 73)
     b. He had crossed it easily a few days before; but a sudden spring freshet had changed it into a raging torrent, which no one else would have ventured to enter. (Story of the Greeks ch 82)
     c. As Archimedes resignedly stepped down [into] the tub and lowered himself [into] the water, some [of] it sloshed [out] [onto] the floor. (Archimedes pg 58)
     d. [With] his robes flapping and his beard blowing [in] the wind, Archimedes was everywhere [about] the city, placing the machines. (Archimedes pg 116)
   2. Tell whether the italicized word is a noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective or preposition.
He/pronoun hoped/verb, that, under the philosopher's/noun wise/adjective teachings, Dionysius would learn to be good and industrious, and thus become a blessing instead of a curse to/preposition his people. (from Story of the Greeks, ch 84)
   3. Write two sentences that use an adverb, an adjective and a preposition.

History
   1. Tell what you know about Spartan training. (Story of the Greeks ch 22)
   2. What do you know about Olympic games? (Story of the Greeks ch 29)
   3. Give some examples of the Bloody Laws of Draco or the Laws of Solon. (Story of the Greeks ch 33 or 34)
   4. Tell the story of Leonidas at Thermopylae. (Story of the Greeks ch 50-51)
   5. Tell about the Age of Pericles, or Alcibiades. (Story of the Greeks ch 58, 64-67)
   6. Tell something about Alexander the Great. (Story of the Greeks ch 91-103)

Geography (Questions from Halliburton's The Occident)
   1. What do you know about Rio de Janeiro?
   2. Describe Gibraltar or Mount St. Michael.
   3. List five things that are mined from the earth. (from this term's casual geography talks)

Natural History and General Science
   1. Discuss in detail one of Archimedes' discoveries. (Archimedes and the Door of Science)
   2. Give examples of two evidences of design in the human body. (It Couldn't Just Happen, ch 15/16)
   3. What do you know about the coverings of animals? (Christian Liberty Nature Reader ch 26-27)
   4. Choose one question matched to your term's Nature Study theme from here.

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)
   Use the Year 4-6 Question for this term's Plutarch from this page.

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)
   1. What is 60 percent of 30? (18)
   2. The original price of a bicycle is $138.00. If the bicycle is marked down 15 percent, what is the sale price? ($117.3)
   3. What is the product of 2/5 and 4/5? (8/25)

Foreign Language
   1. Tell about a place you'd like to visit, and what you'd like to do there.
   2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study
   1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.

Recitation
   Father should choose a poem, two Bible verses and/or a scene from Shakespeare learned this term for student to recite.

Music (such as playing an instrument)
   Parent or instructor should assess child's progress.

Music Appreciation
   1. Tell about your favorite piece of music from this term.
   2. Question to be taken from this term's Composer Study here

Singing
   Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.

Handicrafts
   Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.




Form 2 C Term 3

Bible
   1. Tell a story about Hezekiah. (2 Kings 18-20)
   2. Tell a story about Josiah. (2 Kings 22-23)
   3. "Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." Tell the story. (Matt 26)

Writing/Penmanship
   Write 4 lines of a poem that you memorized this term.

Dictation (unprepared)
   The stories which have engaged our attention thus far relate to the mythology of southern regions. But there is another branch of ancient superstitions which ought not to be entirely overlooked, especially as it belongs to the nations from which we, through our English ancestors, derive our origin. It is that of the northern nations called Scandinavians. (from Age of Fable, Northern Mythology Valhalla The Valkyrior)

Composition
   1. Tell about your favorite scene or character from this term's Shakespeare play.
   2. Tell about Zoroaster, Vishnu, or Buddha. (Age of Fable)
   3. Describe a scene from The Odyssey

English Grammar
   1. Underline every preposition and make a bracket around the prepositional phrases in the following:
     a. He not only helped the poor to pay their debts, but also gave orders that some [of the public land] should be divided [among the plebeians], so that they could support themselves [by farming]. (Story of the Romans, The Ungrateful Children)
     b. [By the death] [of Brutus], also, he was left to rule [over the city] alone. (Story of the Romans, The Defense of the Bridge)
     c. This building was [on one side] [of the Forum], [on the very spot] where the radiant youths had stood; and there its ruins can still be seen. (The Story of the Romans, The Twin Gods)
     d. When adopted, the new laws were to be written [upon brazen tablets], and set up [in the Forum], so that all the people could read them whenever they pleased. (The Story of the Romans, The New Laws)
   2. Tell whether the italicized word is a noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective or preposition.
At this there was a terrible (adjective) baying sound (noun) outside, and nine enormous (adjective) dogs (noun) wearing brass-studded collars came (verb) bounding into (preposition) the barn. They (pronoun) dashed straight for Snowball, who (pronoun) only sprang (verb) from (preposition) his place just in time to escape their snapping (adjective) jaws. (from Animal Farm by Orwell)

History
   1. What do you know about the Julian Calendar, Herod, or the siege of Jerusalem? (Augustus Caesar's World pg 38, 108)
   2. Tell the story of Antony and Cleopatra, or Herod and Miriamne. (Augustus Caesar's World pg 84/112, 122)
   3. What do you know about Philo, or the Mayans? (Augustus Caesar's World pg 210 or 233)
   4. What do you know about Confucius, the Hindus, or Buddha? (Augustus Caesar's World pg 253, 258 or 267)
   5. Tell about Tiberius. (Augustus Caesar's World pg 224, 282)
   6. "O Varus! Give me back my legions!" Tell the story. (Augustus Caesar's World pg 309)

Geography (Questions from Halliburton's The Occidemt)
   1. Describe the Magic Grotto or Athena's Temple.
   2. On a blank map, identify the continents.
   3. Name three kinds of country occupations, and three town occupations. (from this term's casual geography talks)

Natural History and General Science
   1. What do you know about Wealth from the Sea? Or, what did Jesus teach about beginnings? (The Sea Around Us ch 13, or It Couldn't Just Happen ch 18)
   2. Discuss how Galileo challenged the teachings of Aristotle. Or, What did Galileo discover about the moon or Jupiter? (Galileo and the Magic Numbers ch 8/9)
   3. What is sleep for? (Christian Liberty Nature Reader ch 31)
   4. Choose one question matched to your term's Nature Study theme from here.

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)
   Use the Year 4-6 Question for this term's Plutarch from this page.

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)
   1. 3/8 + 1/12 = ___ (11/24)
   2. x + y = 4. If y = 2, what is the value of x? (2)
   3. Ticket prices to a play are $3.00 for teachers and $2.00 for students. How much will it cost if 182 students and 7 teachers see the play? ($385)

Foreign Language
   1. Talk about a friend of yours. What do you think they might be doing now? When will you see them again?
   2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study
   1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.

Recitation
   Father should choose a poem, two Bible verses and/or a scene from Shakespeare learned this term for student to recite.

Music (such as playing an instrument)
   Parent or instructor should assess child's progress.

Music Appreciation
   1. Tell about your favorite piece of music from this term.
   2. Question to be taken from this term's Composer Study here

Singing
   Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.

Handicrafts
   Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.