Sarah, Plain and Tall: Summary & Characters


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In Patricia MacLachlan's Sarah, Plain and Tall, what happens to Anna and Caleb's mother?

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1. In Patricia MacLachlan's Sarah, Plain and Tall, how does Sarah come to live with Jacob, Anna, and Caleb?

2. In Patricia MacLachlan's Sarah, Plain and Tall, what is the one thing that Anna and Caleb want Sarah to do when she comes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be asked five multiple-choice questions about the novel, Sarah, Plain and Tall. You'll need to know who the main characters are and what happens to them throughout the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Understand what happens to Caleb and Anna's mother
  • Recall how Sarah ends up living with Caleb, Jacob and Anna
  • Identify what Caleb and Anna want Sarah to do with them
  • Name the activity that Sarah wants to learn
  • Know what Sarah does at the end of the story

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Sarah, Plain and Tall to answer questions about Sarah's relationship with Jacob, Anna and Caleb
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the Sarah, Plain and Tall lesson
  • Information recall - apply knowledge you've gained regarding what happens to Caleb and Anna's mom

Additional Learning

Sarah, Plain and Tall: Summary & Characters is an accompanying lesson that provides more information about this novel. The lesson will help you:

  • Identify which character's perspective the novel is told from
  • Summarize the novel's events
  • Know the setting