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Lorna Goodison: Biography & Poems

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What is the significance of August 1, 1947, Lorna Goodison's birthdate?

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1. Lorna pursued other lines of work before she became a full-time writer, best described by which of the following answers?

2. Goodison published her first collection of poetry in 1980. What was the title, and what does it refer to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess what you know about Lorna Goodison. Topics you will need to know include where she was born and the significance of her birth date.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will teach you to:

  • Identify Goodison's jobs
  • Recall the title of her first book of poetry
  • Remember the title of a poem she wrote about her mother

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Lorna Goodison
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the significance of her birth date and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the titles of some of her works

Additional Learning

Use this lesson to learn more about Lorna Goodison. The lesson is named Lorna Goodison: Biography & Poems and it will adhere to the following:

  • Analyze her early life
  • Recognize her education
  • Be able to recall her teaching career
  • Understand how her writing career began
  • Name some of her books
  • Identify her writing style
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