What Genre is the Book Holes?


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The Yelnats family curse, the dried up town of Green Lake, water that flows up hill, and powerful onions are all fantastic elements in Holes that are considered normal. Which genre would best describe these details?

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1. In the book Holes, there is a place where water flows uphill and magical onions grow in plenty. What is this place called?

2. Three stories are told at the same time in the book Holes. Who are the main characters of these stories?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

By using this quiz and worksheet, you can test your knowledge of the genre of Holes. Some topics you will be assessed over are where the magical onions grow and the main characters of the three stories that are told at the same time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials, you can quickly figure out what you know about:

  • The name of the gypsy who curses the Yelnats family
  • Who escapes from Camp Green Lake
  • The place where water flows uphill
  • What the genre of Holes is
  • Three stories that are told in Holes at the same time

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the genre of Holes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the main characters from this book
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the name of the gypsy who curses the Yelnats family and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

In order to expand on your knowledge of this book, use the lesson called What Genre is the Book Holes? Thanks to this lesson, you can cover more about:

  • What Holes is about
  • The different genres of this book
  • Stanley's life