Grant Wiggins in A Lesson Before Dying


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In A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines, how does Grant finally get through to Jefferson?

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1. In A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines, why does Grant feel trapped?

2. In A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gains, why does Grant resent going to Mr Pichot's house?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The subject of this quiz and worksheet is Grant Wiggins from A Lesson Before Dying. Answer questions on things like how Grant relates to Jefferson and Grant's feelings about life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer the quiz questions in order to test whether you:

  • Understand why Grant feels the way he does about going to see Mr. Pichot
  • Recognize how Grant becomes disillusioned
  • Determine the lesson learned within the book and who learns it

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Grant Wiggins in A Lesson Before Dying
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Grant Higgins' feelings about life and how they are connected to Jefferson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Grant gets through to Jefferson

Additional Learning

Read the lesson named Grant Wiggins in A Lesson Before Dying to learn more about this particular character of the book. Use the following study points as a reference:

  • Determine who Grant Wiggins is in the story
  • Interpret the humiliation Grant feels and why
  • Recognize some of Grant's frustrations and his ultimate resiliency