Flowers for Algernon: Summary & Themes


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Who is Algernon in Flowers for Algernon?

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1. Flowers for Algernon explores all but which of these themes?

2. We learn the story of Flowers for Algernon through:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess what you understand about the book, Flowers for Algernon. Questions on the quiz will cover areas such as who Algernon is and the book's themes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Worksheet/quiz goals are listed as follows:

  • Identify who tells the story
  • Understand 'The Gordon-Algernon Effect'
  • Recognize how Fanny expresses her thoughts on Charlie's intelligence

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Flowers for Algernon
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the themes in the book
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characters in the book and some of their characteristics/interactions

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Flowers for Algernon: Summary & Themes to learn more about the following:

  • A background of the story
  • The first person perspective of the novel
  • What happens to Charlie after he becomes smarter
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