Brent Staples: Biography & Essays


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In what year was Brent Staples born?

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1. Where did Staples receive his Bachelor of Arts degree?

2. What kind of book did Staples write?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Analyze your knowledge of Brent Staples via this quiz and attached worksheet. There are concepts you will need to grasp, such as when Staples was born and where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will be useful to ascertain these important points of study:

  • Recognize the genre of Staples' book
  • Name his father's profession
  • Know the subject Staples taught after his collegiate studies

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will aid your studies with these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Brent Staples
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when Staples was born
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Staples' professional career

Additional Learning

Searching for more knowledge about Brent Staples? Find it in the lesson entitled Brent Staples: Biography & Facts. Once you have finished with the lesson, you will have learned these objectives:

  • Recognize the poverty of Staples' early life
  • Identify his father's problem that distanced Staples from his family
  • Analyze how Staples responded to those who were prejudiced towards him
  • Name the title of his book
  • Know some of the awards he earned