The Aeneid Summary: Lesson for Kids


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Who wrote The Aeneid?

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1. What is an epic?

2. Who is the protagonist of The Aeneid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the following quiz and worksheet questions to make sure you understand The Aeneid. You will identify key plot points and major characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll test your understanding of concepts like:

  • Epic poetry
  • The author of The Aeneid
  • What happens to the Trojans at the end of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the material, such as who the main character is
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the winner in the battle between Aeneas and Turnus
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the major characters and important events in this epic

Additional Learning

You can learn even more about this famous epic by reading the lesson titled The Aeneid Summary: Lesson for Kids. It will cover:

  • What 'plot' means
  • Juno's effect on Aeneas's journey
  • Who Dido is in the story