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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Story Elements Questions

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Grade 5 Story Elements CCSS: RF.5.4, RF.5.4a
Tone is the central idea or concern of a literary work.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.5.5

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In the story, how do paragraphs 2 and 3 contribute to the overall structure of the story?
  1. They introduce the main action in the story.
  2. They provide the point of view of the gnat.
  3. They contrast the gnat's thoughts with the bull's thoughts.
  4. They offer a moral for the story.
Grade 5 Story Elements
Tone is how the reader thinks.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RL.5.2
Finding the theme to a passage is most like...
  1. a camera zooming in to find the details
  2. a camera zooming out to see the entire picture
Grade 5 Story Elements CCSS: RF.5.4, RF.5.4a
The prevailing topic running through a work is called the         theme        .
Grade 5 Story Elements
Ashley woke up early and did her chores even before the sun crept over the horizon. When she was done, she lay down in the tall grass that grew along a fence near the cabin.

This passage takes place in the             [morning]            
Grade 5 Story Elements
A story's theme is a message about life from the author to the reader.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.5.1

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Which detail from the story best supports the answer to Part A?
  1. A GNAT flew over the meadow with much buzzing for so small a creature and settled on the tip of one of the horns of a Bull.
  2. But before he left he begged the Bull's pardon for having used his horn for a resting place.
  3. "You must be very glad to have me go now," he said.
  4. "It's all the same to me," replied the Bull. "I did not even know you were there."
Grade 5 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.5.3
Which type of character plays an unimportant part in the plot?
  1. Major
  2. Minor
  3. Round
  4. Static
Grade 5 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.5.3
Which type of character directly affects the outcome of the plot?
  1. Major
  2. Minor
  3. Static
  4. Round
Grade 5 Story Elements

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In the poem "The Wind," what type of wind is the feeling of the poem most like?
  1. a cold wind
  2. a rough wind
  3. a calm wind
  4. a fast wind
Grade 5 Story Elements
Sometimes a story begins in the present and then goes back in time to tell about things that happened beforehand.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Story Elements
Stories about gods and goddesses and the human heroes that interact with them are:
  1. non-fiction
  2. historical fiction
  3. fables
  4. myths
Grade 5 Story Elements
Give an example of a person vs. environment conflict. (You may include a book or text that you have read.) Explain why it's an example of person vs. environment.
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