Summary of Rain in Summer by HW Longfellow


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What does Longfellow liken the rain on the rooftops to in 'Rain in Summer'?

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1. Why is the farmer grateful for the rain in 'Rain in Summer'?

2. How does the rain soothe the sick man in his chamber in 'Rain in Summer'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is Rain in Summer about? You can gauge your knowledge of this poem and characters in it by completing the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to assess your understanding of:

  • A comparison Longfellow makes about the rain on the rooftops
  • Animals that experience relief from the rain
  • How the rain soothes the sick man in his chamber
  • The reason the farmer is grateful for the rain

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the cycle of rain is compared to
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how the rain soothes the sick man in his chamber and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the summary of Rain in Summer

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  • How the author describes the rain
  • A way to keep the world turning according to Longfellow
  • Why Longfellow wrote this poem