Sherwood Anderson: Biography, Books & Short Stories


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When was Sherwood Anderson born?

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1. True or false: Anderson modeled the city of Winesburg in Winesburg, Ohio after Clyde, Ohio, the town he grew up in.

2. What was Anderson's only bestseller?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on Sherwood Anderson. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include Anderson's only bestseller.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Model for Winesburg, Ohio
  • Anderson's bestseller
  • Author influenced by Anderson

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Sherwood Anderson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the author's early life
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the catalyst for Anderson's decision to write full-time

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Sherwood Anderson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify key biographical details about Sherwood Anderson
  • Recognize notable works, including Anderson's lone bestseller
  • Understand the style for which Anderson is known
  • Know Anderson's influence on other writers