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Allegory Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

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Allegories have hidden _____.

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1. Which of the following sentences could be a moral of an allegory?

2. Which of the following statements about 'The Three Little Pigs' is NOT the literal meaning of the story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the characteristics of an allegory? What are some stories that are allegories, and what do they mean? You must be able to answer these types of questions in order to complete this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goal

For this quiz, you must be able to do the following:

  • Explain what allegories contain
  • Select a sentence with a moral from among sample sentences
  • Understand the literal meaning of The Three Little Pigs
  • Describe the allegorical meaning of The Sneetches
  • Identify the word that describes the meaning of the story The Tortoise and the Hare

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as what allegories are and how to recognize sentences that could be a moral
  • Remembering details - remember the story The Three Little Pigs and identify what is and is not its literal meaning
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about The Sneetches and The Tortoise and the Hare

Additional Learning

Our lesson called Allegory Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples is a great way to learn even more about this topic. Details you will find in this lesson include:

  • What a metaphor is
  • Similarities and differences between metaphors and allegories
  • The moral of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
  • The two types of Sneetches appearing in Dr. Seuss' book
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