The Nutcracker Lesson for Kids: Story & Ballet


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In a ballet, what is choreography?

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1. Which famous composer wrote the music for The Nutcracker ballet?

2. In the story of The Nutcracker, who is the main character who receives the nutcracker as a Christmas gift?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions let you see what you know about The Nutcracker. You will be asked to discuss the characters and events of this famous ballet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet set you'll review your knowledge of:

  • The composer of this ballet
  • Choreography
  • The main character in The Nutcracker

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as what the basic story of The Nutcracker is
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about who composed the music for this ballet
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the main character and villain in this ballet

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this famous ballet, review the lesson titled The Nutcracker Lesson for Kids: Story & Ballet. This lesson covers new topics like:

  • The author of the story this is based on
  • How Drosselmeyer fixes the nutcracker
  • The dances in the court of the Sugar Plum Fairy