Storm Boy by Colin Thiele: Themes & Quotes

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What kind of landscape does Australian author Colin Thiele choose for the setting of Storm Boy?

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1. Which of the following statements would the characters in Colin Thiele's Storm Boy most likely agree with?

2. In Storm Boy, Australian author Colin Thiele highlights what type of wild animal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll find multiple-choice questions designed by our expert instructors to check how well you know the quotes and themes of Storm Boy by Colin Thiele. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the landscape and animals described in the story, as well as the way the characters feel about hunting in the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our quiz assesses your ability to do the following:

  • Identify the landscape where Storm Boy takes place
  • Detail how the characters in Storm Boy feel about hunting
  • Discuss the animal featured prominently in the book
  • Explain the derogatory term used in Storm Boy to describe the Aboriginal character
  • Describe the kind of house that Fingerbone lives in

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the derogatory term used to describe Aboriginal peoples in the book
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson, such as which animal is highlighted in the book
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the characters in the story feel about hunting

Additional Learning

If you'd like to review this subject in greater depth, we recommend our lesson called Storm Boy by Colin Thiele: Themes & Quotes. Once you work through this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Explain who Storm Boy lives with in the story
  • Name the three pelicans Storm Boy rescued
  • Detail what happens to Mr. Percival
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