Homer's Iliad Summary: Lesson for Kids


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What is an epic?

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1. Who wrote The Iliad?

2. Who are two main characters in The Iliad?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Once you are finished with the story of The Iliad, this quiz and worksheet combination will test how much you remember. Questions focus on who wrote this story, what an epic is and what is usually included in a plot summary.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The subjects mentioned below can be found in your quiz questions:

  • How to define 'epic'
  • The main characters of The Iliad
  • Who is killed at the end of the story
  • What to include in a plot summary

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - understand the main plot points of The Iliad
  • Remembering details - remember what you have learned about plot summaries
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the main characters of the story and who wrote it

Additional Learning

For more about the story, head to the lesson titled Homer's Iliad Summary: Lesson for Kids. With it, you can check out the following other topics:

  • Paintings of the story
  • The Trojan War
  • What happens in the beginning and middle of the story