Where the Wild Things Are: Summary & Characters


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In Where the Wild Things Are, what happened after Max was sent to his bedroom without dinner?

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1. In Where the Wild Things Are, how did Max show the Wild Things that he wasn't afraid of them?

2. In Where the Wild Things Are, once the wild things realized that Max wasn't afraid, what did they call him?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Where the Wild Things Are is a story by Maurice Sendak about a troublesome little boy named Max. This quiz will focus on Max's adventures throughout the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of:

  • What happened to Max after being sent to his bedroom
  • Max's interaction with the wild things
  • The wild things' reaction to Max
  • The source of Max's leadership

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - use the lesson's content to form a single conclusion about the moral of Max's adventures
  • Making connections - establish a connection between Max's actions and the wild things' reaction
  • Information recall - remember important events from Where the Wild Things Are

Additional Learning

For more information about this famous book, check out the accompanying lesson entitled Where the Wild Things Are: Summary & Characters. Objectives in the lesson include:

  • Analyze Max and the motivation for his decisions and actions
  • Explore the relationship between Max and his mother
  • Discuss Max's initial landing on the island and his adventures with the wild things