The Watsons Go to Birmingham: Summary, Characters & Theme


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Why is Kenny initially excited to see Rufus get onto the school bus?

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1. What things does Byron do to cause trouble?

2. What, according to Kenny, is the last straw for Byron?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete this quiz to test your knowledge of the story The Watsons Go to Birmingham. Some of the areas you will be assessed on include actions of Byron, what the Wool Pooh is, and the event that happened surrounding the Watson family.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to assess what you know about:

  • The reason Kenny is initially excited to see Rufus get on the bus
  • Things Byron does to cause trouble
  • Kenny's reason on the last straw for Byron
  • The Wool Pooh in the story
  • Which historical event the Watson family became a part of

Skills Practiced

By completing this quiz, you will be able to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you can pull out the key points from the related lesson on The Watsons go to Birmingham
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the actions of Byron in the story
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding the story's characters

Additional Learning

You can get more information about this story by reviewing the lesson called The Watsons Go to Birmingham: Summary, Character's & Theme. The lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Provides the setting and time period of the story
  • Describes the characters
  • Covers the theme of the story
  • Discusses events that happened between Byron and Kenny
  • Details the event that took place while the Watson's were in Birmingham