The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara: Summary, Analysis & Theme


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The name of the first person narrator in 'The Lesson' is:

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1. In this story, a group of children visit

2. Toni Cade Bambara spent the first ten years of her life in:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this interactive quiz and worksheet combo to assess your knowledge of Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson. Quiz questions will involve the details of the story, as well as some specifics of Bambara's life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will discuss the following topics:

  • Plot points within the story
  • Bambara's childhood
  • The story's narrator

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo will use the these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - recall what you have read about the setting of The Lesson
  • Making connections - use the information about Toni Cade Bambara to identify she lived the first ten years of her life
  • Knowledge application - examine the summary of The Lesson to answer a question about the predominate setting of the story

Additional Learning

Use the article, entitled The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara: Summary, Analysis & Theme, to explore more about the story, and the author's life and literary influences. This tutorial examines topics, including:

  • Themes within The Lesson
  • The protagonist of The Lesson
  • Bambara's other published works