Quatrains: Characteristics & Overview


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What is a quatrain?

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1. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

2. What kind of stanza can be sung to the tune of the Gilligan's Island theme song?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of quatrains. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the different types of quatrains, or stanzas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The definition of quatrain
  • Elegiac stanzas
  • In Memoriam stanzas

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the elegiac stanza
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of quatrains
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about In Memoriam stanzas

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the accompanying lesson called Quatrains: Characteristics & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the meaning of quatrain
  • Differentiate between types of quatrains
  • Explain slant rhyme