The Sign of the Beaver: Summary & Author


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The Sign of the Beaver is set in the wilderness of _____.

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1. In The Sign of the Beaver, why does Matt's father leave him alone for the entire summer?

2. How old was Matt when his father left him in the woods to watch over their cabin in The Sign of the Beaver?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you test your knowledge of The Sign of the Beaver. Some characters you will be assessed on include Matt and Attean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of our tools is to assess your knowledge of these literature topics:

  • What Attean asks Matt to do
  • The skill that Matt teaches to Saknis' grandson
  • Where this novel is set
  • Why Matt's father leaves him alone during the summer
  • The age that Matt was when his father left him

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what Matt teaches to Attean
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the setting of this novel and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pick out the most important information from the literature lesson on The Sign of the Beaver summary

Additional Learning

You can learn even more about this novel with the lesson, The Sign of the Beaver: Summary & Author. Some objectives you can complete because of this lesson include:

  • Analyze the main character from this novel
  • Review the life of Elizabeth George Speare
  • Know what awards this book won
  • Look at the relationship between Matt and his father