Kissin' Kate Barlow in Holes

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In Holes by Louis Sachar, before Katherine Barlow becomes Kissin' Kate Barlow, what is her profession in Green Lake?

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1. In Holes by Louis Sachar, what is the townspeople's issue with Katherine and Sam's relationship?

2. In Holes by Louis Sachar, how did Katherine Barlow seek revenge for the death of Sam and Mary Lou?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to assess your knowledge of this vital character in Holes. You will be quizzed about Kate Barlow's past, her actions in the novel and how she ties into the story of the camp and its inhabitants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will need to be prepared to answer questions about:

  • Kate Barlow's profession in Green Lake
  • Why the townspeople had an issue with the relationship between Kate and Sam
  • The way Kate sought revenge for the deaths of Sam and Mary Lou
  • How Kate is connected to Stanley's great-grandfather
  • The way in which Trout Walker reappears in Kate's life

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson, such as what Kate did before becoming an outlaw
  • Making connections - understand the link between Kate and Stanley's great-grandfather
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why the relationship between Sam and Kate was frowned upon by the townspeople
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Kate's revenge and Trout Walker

Additional Learning

Get more details about this important character by using the lesson titled Kissin' Kate Barlow in Holes. Information contained in this lesson includes:

  • How Kate's story is told in the novel
  • How Kate and Sam meet and what bonds them together
  • The sheriff's actions when Kate goes to him for help
  • What happened to Sam when he and Kate tried to escape by boat
  • The way Kate dies
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