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Grade 3 Story Elements
Where a story takes place is called the                .
  1. character
  2. conflict
  3. setting
  4. action
Grade 3 Story Elements
Which word means a person in a story or play?
  1. author
  2. person
  3. character
  4. dialogue
Grade 3 Story Elements
Another word for conflict in a story is                .
  1. problem
  2. ending
  3. character
  4. resolution
Grade 3 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Which word describes the events that tell what the story is about?
  1. plot
  2. setting
  3. resolution
  4. beginning
Grade 3 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Which word refers to the part of a story when the main conflict or problem is worked out or solved?
  1. opinion
  2. topic
  3. setting
  4. resolution
Grade 3 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.3.6
Which word refers to the feeling or feelings a person experiences when they read a story?
  1. moral
  2. characterizations
  3. mood
  4. fable
Grade 3 Story Elements
Who are the people who perform in a play?
  1. the author
  2. an audience member
  3. the setting
  4. the actors
Grade 3 Story Elements
Stacy knew she was late. Her alarm clock didn't go off. She rushed around trying to get ready as fast as she could. She ran downstairs and ate a quick breakfast before running out the door. What is the setting of the story?
  1. Stacy's school
  2. Stacy's house in the morning
  3. Stacy's backyard
  4. McDonald's
Grade 3 Story Elements
Which two questions does SETTING answer?
  1. Who is involved? Why are they involved?
  2. What happened? Who was involved?
  3. Who are the main characters and what is the problem?
  4. When and where does the story take place?
Grade 3 Story Elements
What is the setting of the following passage?

It was a dark and stormy night. In her attic bedroom, Margaret Murray, wrapped in an old patchwork quilt, sat on the foot of her bed and watched the trees tossing in the frenzied lashing of the wind.
  1. At night, in a garden
  2. During the day, in an attic
  3. During medieval times, in a kingdom
  4. At night, in Margaret's bedroom
Grade 3 Story Elements
A transition is
  1. a word or phrase.
  2. a word or phrase that concludes a story.
  3. a word or phrase that moves you to the next part of the story.
Grade 3 Story Elements
The                 is where a story takes place.
  1. plot
  2. conclusion
  3. setting
  4. product
Grade 3 Story Elements

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Where does this story most likely take place?
  1. in town
  2. in the woods
  3. in a house
  4. in the winter
Grade 3 Story Elements

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What is the conflict in this part of the story?
  1. The woodcutter needs to get to town.
  2. The woodcutter is poor.
  3. The fairy needs help.
  4. The fairy asks him not to cut down the tree.
Grade 3 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1

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Which excerpt from the passage best describes how the cemetery looked?
  1. Charlie didn't know how his father could possibly find what he was looking for.
  2. Many of the headstones were broken. There were vines covering the words.
  3. "Let's leave these here to spruce the place up a bit," he said.
  4. Charlie helped his father place the flags and wreaths around the cemetery.
Grade 3 Story Elements

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What feeling does "The Owl and the Pussy Cat" have?
  1. silly
  2. boring
  3. sad
  4. educational
Grade 3 Story Elements

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From the excerpt, you can tell that the story has two characters.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1
Today was a great day! It was so exciting to see so many animals. My favorite animal to see was the tiger. I sure was glad he was behind metal bars though. I also thought the baby elephant was really cute. I took lots of pictures and I can't wait to show them to my grandmother.

In what setting is this story most likely to have taken place?
  1. My house
  2. My school
  3. A farm
  4. A zoo
Grade 3 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1
Stacy knew she was late. Her alarm clock didn't go off. She rushed around trying to take a shower and get dressed as fast as she could. She ran downstairs and ate a quick breakfast before rushing out the door.

What is most likely the setting of this story?
  1. Stacy's school
  2. McDonald's
  3. Stacy's house
  4. Stacy's backyard
Grade 3 Story Elements
Which word names the part of a story that is the problem or struggle in the story and starts the action part of the story?
  1. conflict
  2. drama
  3. character
  4. action
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