Calpurnia in To Kill a Mockingbird: Character, Traits & Quotes

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Calpurnia was taught to read by _____

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1. When did Calpurnia begin working for Atticus Finch?

2. Which of the following words best describes Calpurnia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you five questions about Calpurnia from Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. You'll need to understand Calpurnia's relationships with several characters, as well why she's significant to the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will challenge you to:

  • Know who teaches Calpurnia how to read
  • Understand when Calpurnia starts to work for Atticus Finch
  • Choose a word that best describes Calpurnia
  • Assess Calpurnia's significance to the novel
  • Identify the event that shows Scout that Calpurnia has a personal life

Skills Practiced

You'll apply the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Calpurnia to identify the character who teaches her how to read
  • Reading comprehension - take away important facts from the related lesson on Calpurnia from To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding Calpurnia's significance to the story

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson entitled Calpurnia in To Kill a Mockingbird: Character Traits & Quotes to learn more about this character. The lesson helps students:

  • Describe Calpurnia's relationship with Scout
  • Understand the lessons Calpurnia teaches the children
  • Know why Calpurnia stands between two different worlds
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