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Flowers for Algernon Setting

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When does Flowers for Algernon take place?

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1. Who prevents Charlie from being committed to the Warren home as a teenager in Flowers for Algernon?

2. Flowers for Algernon takes place over an eight month period. How is this time frame significant?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to see how much you know about the setting of the novel, Flowers for Algernon. Questions will focus on the time, places and character interactions in the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll be asked to test your understanding of:

  • Where and when this novel takes place
  • Who prevents Charlie from being committed to the Warren home
  • The significance of the 8-month time frame of the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how the novel's time frame is significant
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where Charlie is when he realizes he is more intelligent than the people studying him
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the time period and physical setting of the novel

Additional Learning

Learn more about this fascinating novel with the lesson titled Flowers for Algernon Setting. It will help you understand concepts such as:

  • The author of this book
  • How the attitudes of the time affect Charlie's interactions with those around him
  • What Charlie has the most difficulty with when his intelligence increases so dramatically
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