A Piece of Steak by Jack London: Setting & Characters


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Why is the bench in ''A Piece of Steak'' a significant setting?

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1. What is the significance of Sandel in ''A Piece of Steak'' other than being an opponent for Tom King?

2. Where are Tom King's children when ''A Piece of Steak'' opens?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Confirm your understanding of the setting and characters in Jack London's A Piece of Steak with the help of this quiz and worksheet. The quiz requires you to be familiar with Stowsher Bill, Tom King, and other characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • The significance of the bench
  • Why Sandel is important
  • The location of Tom King's children in the beginning
  • Similarities between Stowsher Bill and Tom King
  • Tom King's apartment

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the setting and characters in A Piece of Steak
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the significance of Sandel and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the bench

Additional Learning

To continue your studies on this topic, be sure to review the related lesson titled A Piece of Steak by Jack London: Setting & Characters. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Jack London's writing style
  • An overview of characters in the story
  • Analysis of the setting