Great Expectations Timeline


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How many years does Great Expectations cover (including the alternate ending)?

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1. Which of the following portrays the correct order of events in Great Expectations?

2. How many chapters are covered by the first few days of Great Expectations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short quiz will ask you questions about the general timeline of Great Expectations. You'll answer questions about the span of years that are covered in the story and the order of key events.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Recall the number of years that the novel covers
  • Recognize a rough timeline of the story's order of events
  • Tell how many chapters cover the first few days of the story
  • Know Pip's age when he meets his benefactor
  • Understand how the alternate ending alters the story's timeline

Skills Practiced

You'll apply the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Great Expectations to answer questions about its sequence of events
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the alternate ending
  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the Great Expectations's timeline lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more details about this novel's timeline, review the related lesson called Great Expectations Timeline. The lesson helps students:

  • Identify significant characters in the story
  • Learn how many chapters are in Great Expectations
  • Know when Pip falls in love with Estella