A Lesson Before Dying Chapter 17


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In Chapter 17 of A Lesson Before Dying, how does Grant feel at the beginning of the chapter?

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1. In Chapter 17 of A Lesson Before Dying, what is the name of the deputy who Grant speaks to?

2. In Chapter 17 of A Lesson Before Dying, how many hours does Jefferson get in the dayroom per week?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass these assessments, you have to be familiar with the specific details of the visit between Grant and Jefferson in Chapter 17 of A Lesson Before Dying.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions test knowledge of the following from Chapter 17 of A Lesson Before Dying:

  • The number of hours Jefferson spends in the dayroom weekly
  • Privilege requested of the sheriff's wife by Miss Emma
  • Grant's feelings at the beginning of the chapter

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the deputy Grant speaks to
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on A Lesson Before Dying
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what Grant tells Jefferson to do about Miss Emma

Additional Learning

A Lesson Before Dying Chapter 17 is a lesson that will help you increase your understanding of this chapter of this book. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Know how the deputy describes Jefferson's life in prison
  • Understand Jefferson's mood
  • Review how Grant's feelings have changed