Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Worksheets

What is this book about?

The novel comprises ten chapters, each one of them narrated by Peter – a nine-year-old boy. Peter talks about the chaotic life he leads due to his younger brother Fudge and his parents. The story began when Peter brought a small turtle which he won from his friend's birthday party home. In the latter chapter, Peter finds out that the fudge ate his pet turtle, irrespective of his warning not to touch it. The story also tells us the mischievous personality of Fudge. In another chapter, Fudge makes so much noise during the family dinner with his father's boss; that he fires his father. All in all, the entire story revolves around how Fudge was a mischievous boy and how his life made everyone interested. A perfect story to tell a fourth grader about the pressure of being an older brother with playful children.

Chapters 1 and 2

What does Peter think his biggest problem is? Why does he think this? What present does Mrs. Yarby give to Peter and Fudge?

Chapters 3 and 4

Peter never saw the leaves change until he takes a drive through the country. Why does he think the leaves in the city do not change color?

Chapters 5 and 6

What problem does Fudge have with his new bed? What embarrasses Mrs. Hatcher when the boys go shoe shopping?

Chapters 7, 8, 9, and 10

Who is Aunt Linda and why does Mrs. Hatcher go to visit her? How long does she stay? What present do Mr. and Mrs. Hatcher get for Peter after Fudge comes home from the hospital?