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Genre (Grade 6)

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Genre

1. 
Summer camp was just no fun;
I got too hot out in the sun.
They made us all play basketball;
I wasn't having fun at all!

What kind of writing is this?
  1. drama
  2. fiction
  3. non-fiction
  4. poem
2. 
Which plot is from the fantasy genre?
  1. A princess must escape from an evil dragon's castle
  2. Citizens have just learned that a giant meteroid has wiped out the eastern seaboard
3. 
What genre is a type of fantasy that uses science and technology?
  1. science fiction
  2. historical fiction
  3. poetry
  4. informational
4. 
In which genre would you most likely find a character crossing a desert in search of a lost ancient city?
  1. biography
  2. realistic fiction
  3. adventure
  4. mystery
5. 
Which event would occur in historical fiction?
  1. A soldier's musket misfired
  2. The character's cell phone is stolen
6. 
Which character is least likely to appear in a fantasy?
  1. a unicorn
  2. a scientist
  3. a talking tree
  4. a famous person
7. 
                include talking animals and are short and always tell a lesson in the end.
  1. Folk Tales
  2. Fiction
  3. Fables
  4. Fairy Tales
8. 
Which plot is from the fantasy genre?
  1. a princess must escape from an evil dragon's castle
  2. citizens have just learned that a giant meteoroid has wiped out the eastern seaboard
  3. a young boy finds his lost dog by placing an ad in a local paper
  4. a person learns a lesson by the actions of someone else in the story
9. 
My favorite "genre" to read is science fiction. Genre means:
  1. general items
  2. type of giraffe
  3. a type or category
  4. large book
10. 
What genre might feature aliens as characters?
  1. Realistic fiction
  2. Mystery
  3. Science fiction
  4. Fantasy
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