Jean-Jacques Rousseau Biography: Lesson for Kids

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Where was Rousseau born and raised until he was 16?

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1. In one of his famous books, The Social Contract, what did Rousseau try to explain?

2. Which one of Rousseau's books discussed his ideas about education?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Who is Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and what do you know about him? Find out with this quiz/worksheet, which will cover key points like where he was born and what he talked about in his book The Social Contract.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following:

  • A book Rousseau wrote about education
  • Rousseau's belief about people
  • Something that was influenced by his philosophies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about where he was born
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the book he wrote about education and another book he wrote called The Social Contact

Additional Learning

The lesson called Jean-Jacques Rousseau Biography: Lesson for Kids will teach you more about the following areas:

  • Definition of 'philosophy' and what questions philosophers ask
  • Rousseau's thoughts on people and his hometown
  • Rousseau's later life and legacy
  • Other books he wrote
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