Summary of Storm Boy by Colin Thiele


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In Colin Thiele's novella Storm Boy, what kind of bird do the father and son save?

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1. In Colin Thiele's novella Storm Boy, of what indigenous population is Fingerbone a member?

2. In Colin Thiele's novella, Storm Boy, what kind of house does Fingerbone live in?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What happens to Storm Boy by the end of the story? Completing this quiz and worksheet will assess your ability to answer this question and others concerning Storm Boy by Colin Thiele.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The bird that the father and son save
  • Fingerbone's cultural background and his house
  • What Percival accomplishes
  • What happens to the title character

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Thiele's Storm Boy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about an indigenous population and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term for the house in which Fingerbone lives

Additional Learning

Delve further into this story by reviewing the lesson titled Summary of Storm Boy by Colin Thiele. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of Storm Boy
  • How Storm Boy got his nickname
  • The definition of 'blunderbuss'
  • What happens to Percival