Shel Silverstein Biography: Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following best describes Shel Silverstein as a child?

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1. What role did the Internet play in Shel's training as a writer and illustrator?

2. What kind of writing did Shel Silverstein do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the questions in this quiz/worksheet to assess your knowledge of Shel Silverstein. You will be quizzed about his personal and professional life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will check your ability to do the following:

  • Describe Shel Silverstein as a child
  • Discuss the role of the Internet in Silverstein's development as a writer and illustrator
  • Note what type of writing Silverstein did
  • State in how many languages Silverstein's children's books have been published
  • Identify a true statement about Silverstein's children books

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as the types of things Silverstein wrote
  • Making connections - understand the connection between Silverstein and the Internet
  • Information recall - remember what Silverstein was like as a child
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to recognize a true statement about the children's books written by Shel Silverstein

Additional Learning

Refer to the lesson called Shel Silverstein Biography: Lesson for Kids to find out more about this famous author and illustrator. Facts discussed in this lesson include:

  • Titles and examples of some of Silverstein's poems
  • Where and when Silverstein was born
  • When Silverstein first began to publish and get paid for his work