Sir Walter Raleigh: Biography, Facts, Poems & Timeline


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Which of these labels could NOT be applied to Walter Raleigh?

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1. Sir Walter Raleigh was a favorite of what English monarch?

2. Which of these is a work written by Sir Walter Raleigh?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sir Walter Raleigh led a captivating and eventful life. This combination quiz/worksheet will test your knowledge of the life and poems of Raleigh. The quiz will ask you questions about the English monarch who showed interest in him and his various professions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Raleigh's works of poetry
  • Accusations against Raleigh
  • The state capital city that is Raleigh's namesake

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Sir Walter Raleigh's life and writings
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Raleigh's vocations and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the English monarch of which Raleigh was a favorite
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Raleigh's poetry

Additional Learning

Learn more about this 16th century poet by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Sir Walter Raleigh: Biography, Facts, Poems & Timeline. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about his romantic life
  • Examine two of Raleigh's poems
  • Recognize major events of his life on a timeline, such as his voyages to North America