The Ugly Duckling: Summary, Characters & Author


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Why do some people believe 'The Ugly Duckling' was autobiographical?

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1. Why do all of the ducks tease the ugly duckling?

2. What is the major theme of 'The Ugly Duckling?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'The Ugly Duckling' is a well-known fairytale that the quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to better understand. You will be asked to recall details of the plot and the meaning of this tale.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Classification of 'The Ugly Duckling'
  • Events of the story
  • Dominant themes
  • Lessons from this tale

Skills Practiced

The tools for this lesson will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related 'The Ugly Duckling' lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the lessons from the story in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about thematic elements of 'The Ugly Duckling'

Additional Learning

Make sure you know the important information about this fairytale by reviewing the associated lesson, 'The Ugly Duckling': Summary, Characters & Author. This lesson will help you achieve the following objectives:

  • Know about the events within 'The Ugly Duckling'
  • Discover what lessons can be learned from the story
  • Identify the characters
  • Understand the themes of this tale