Holes: Themes & Analysis


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One theme in the story Holes is fate. Which of the following is another word for fate?

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1. In the story Holes, Stanley showed his friendship with Zero by doing what?

2. In the story Holes, Stanley, Zero and the other boys spent their days doing what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are some themes that can be found in the story Holes, and these assessments will challenge your knowledge of them, as well as the events.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will encounter questions on this quiz and worksheet about the following:

  • Another term for fate in Holes
  • Specific way Stanley revealed his friendship with Zero
  • How Stanley, Zero, and others passed the time
  • Thing Stanley was accused of stealing
  • Hazards at Camp Green Lake

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - verify you can understand the main concepts from the Holes lesson
  • Defining key concepts - confirm you can correctly define key terms like fate
  • Information recall- use your understanding to provide the answers to questions about the happenings in the story, including the hazards at the lake

Additional Learning

To get more information about the themes in Holes, review the corresponding lesson called, Holes: Themes & Analysis. It will help you complete the following objectives:

  • Know that Stanley did not have any friends at the beginning of the story
  • Understand that the connection between Stanley and Zero helped them become free
  • Define friendship