The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapter 1 Summary


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Why does Huck agree to return to the Widow's house?

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1. What vow does Huck decide not to tell the Widow about?

2. Why is Huck glad to hear Tom Sawyer is probably going to hell?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Huckleberry Finn is an interesting character whose internal life is often in contrast with the world he lives in. This quiz and worksheet will check your knowledge of Huckleberry Finn's first chapter, including its characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assets will check your knowledge of the following:

  • Why Huck returns to the Widow's house
  • Huck's vows
  • The reason Huck is glad Tom Sawyer is probably going to hell
  • The action that makes Huck think he has bad luck
  • Who keeps Huck's money

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will ask you to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on chapter one of Huckleberry Finn
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Huckleberry Finn's history and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Huck's vows to himself

Additional Learning

Huckleberry Finn expands on the events of Tom Sawyer, and chapter one revisits some of the first story. The lesson called The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapter 1 Summary will cover the following:

  • Revisiting the events of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and how they lead into The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Outlining the major characters of the novel
  • Describing the events of the first chapter, including why Huck Finn believes he has bad luck
  • Discussing Huck's feelings about the world