Leslie Marmon Silko: Biography, Poems & Books


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Leslie Marmon Silko most identifies with which of her heritages?

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1. Many of her works attempt to heal the alienation and angst of the Native American people. In the novel Ceremony especially, she writes that change can heal. How does she write that we can promote change?

2. Silko is most notably considered the first acclaimed ...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of Leslie Marmon Silko. You will be tested on her heritage and poetic style.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Silko's heritage
  • Her poetic style
  • The novel Ceremony

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Silko
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about her writing style
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Ceremony and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Silko's career, review the accompanying lesson, Leslie Marmon Silko: Biography, Poems & Books. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details her childhood
  • Explores her time at the University of New Mexico
  • Explains the short story The Man to Send Rain Clouds
  • Covers Ceremony