Paulo Freire: Biography, Quotes & Theories

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Where was Paulo Freire born?

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1. With which of the following populations did Paulo Freire work as part of his literacy initiative?

2. Why was Paul Freire arrested?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test and revisit what you know about Paulo Freire in this quiz and worksheet combination. You'll review where Paulo Freire lived and his most important accomplishments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on reviewing:

  • Where Paulo Freire is from
  • The group of people who were the focus of his literacy initiative
  • Why he was arrested
  • Paulo Freire's philosophy about learning
  • Definition of conscientization

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can remember where Paulo Freire is from
  • Making connections - revisit what you know about Paulo Freire and the government of his country at the time to understand why he was arrested
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about Paulo Freire to answer questions about his philosophy of learning

Additional Learning

Get a deeper review of Paulo Freire in the provided lesson, Paulo Freire: Biography, Quotes & Theories. You'll learn more about:

  • Key facts about Paulo Freire
  • Freire's major literacy accomplishments
  • Why what Freire was doing was consider controversial
  • Important quotes of Freire
  • His theories and key terms like conscientization and codification
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