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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) Identifying Genre Questions

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Grade 4 Identifying Genre
A story that typically includes royalty and has a clear good and evil character is an example of a                .
  1. myth
  2. legend
  3. tall tale
  4. fairy tale
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
A                 is a kind or type of works of literature, art, or popular fiction.
  1. story
  2. poem
  3. genre
  4. simile
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
I am a story that takes place in a certain place and time in the past. Real historical figures and settings may be included in my fiction story. What am I?
  1. realistic fiction
  2. historical fiction
  3. fable
  4. science fiction
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
I am a story that has a real setting and a problem to be solved that includes clues, distractions, and an answer to the problem. What am I?
  1. science fiction
  2. fiction
  3. mystery
  4. legend
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
I am a story that uses animals to teach a moral. I am passed down from generation to generation. What am I?
  1. Fable
  2. Legend
  3. Fairy tale
  4. Myth
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
I am a story that is used to explain things that happen in nature. I can include gods and goddesses. What am I?
  1. Fairy tale
  2. Myth
  3. Fable
  4. Legend
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
I am a story that blends fact and fiction with futuristic technology. What am I?
  1. mystery
  2. poetry
  3. realistic fiction
  4. science fiction
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
One day a wizard cast a mystical spell and turned a princess into a frog.

What genre does this example represent?
  1. Mystery
  2. Historical Fiction
  3. Fantasy
  4. Realistic Fiction
  5. Science Fiction
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
In which genre would an author be more likely to try to convince you to do something or to share his/her beliefs?
  1. fiction
  2. myth
  3. non-fiction
  4. fable
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
I could not believe I was actually standing next to Benjamin Franklin himself. "Mr. Franklin", I said, "I am Tobias, and I will be you apprentice for the next two years".

What genre does this example represent?
  1. Mystery
  2. Historical Fiction
  3. Fantasy
  4. Realistic Fiction
  5. Science Fiction
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
Stories with aliens and advanced technology are science fiction stories
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Identifying Genre CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.4.5
An anonymous, timeless, placeless story that was originally told rather than written.
  1. Fantasy / Fairy Tale
  2. Folk Tale
  3. Poetry
  4. Historical fiction
Grade 4 Identifying Genre CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.4.5
A story for stage performance.
  1. Folk Tale
  2. Play
  3. Mystery
  4. Fiction
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
Expository text tells about real people, things, or events.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
Worms help our gardens grow. They wriggle through the soil, breaking up chunks of dirt and making it loose. It's easier for plant roots to push through loose soil and grow deeper into the ground. The worm tunnels also leave spaces in the soil for water and air to reach the plant roots.
What makes the selection nonfiction?
  1. It solves a problem.
  2. It gives information.
  3. It tells something interesting about worms.
  4. It has many paragraphs.
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
This kind of book tells about the life a real person:
  1. biography
  2. folktale
  3. mystery
  4. historical fiction
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
A biography is considered fiction.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
                include talking animals and are short and always tell a lesson in the end.
  1. Folk Tales
  2. Fiction
  3. Fables
  4. Fairy Tales
Grade 4 Identifying Genre
A folktale is a:
  1. story where the characters things real people can't
  2. old cultural stories handed down from earlier times
  3. stories that teach a lesson
Grade 4 Identifying Genre CCSS: CCRA.R.9, RL.4.9
Joey loves to read fables. When he reads a story, he knows it's a fable because:
  1. fables usually have a happy ending.
  2. fables use a variety of characters to tell about a story that really happened.
  3. fables usually have magic in them.
  4. fables usually have animal characters that talk and act like people.
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