Matilda Chapter 6 Summary


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In Chapter 6 of Matilda, why did Matilda want revenge on her father?

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1. In Matilda, what does Mr. Wormwood use on his hair every morning?

2. In Chapter 6 of Matilda, what color did Mr. Wormwood's hair turn?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take this quiz as an assessment of what you remember about the characters and events in chapter 6 of Matilda or print it as a worksheet for review. You'll review what you read about Matilda and her ill feelings about her father in this chapter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet revisit what you read about:

  • Why Matilda wants revenge on her father
  • What Mr. Wormwood uses on his hair every morning
  • The color Mr. Wormwood's hair turns in this chapter
  • What Mrs. Wormwood does to get Mr. Wormwood's hair to normal color

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge about why Matilda wants revenge on her father in this chapter to answer a question about it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about how Mrs. Wormwood fixes Mr. Wormwood's hair and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to pick out how Matilda knows that her mother's hair dye would lighten her father's hair from what you read

Additional Learning

If you want a clearer review of this chapter, you can read the attached lesson, Matilda Chapter 6 Summary. This lesson shares more detail about:

  • What Matilda does to her father
  • Where Matilda is when her father finds his hair has turned color
  • How he finds out about his hair
  • What Mrs. Wormwood thinks about Mr. Wormwood after this incident