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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Short Stories (Fiction) Questions

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Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.5.5

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This passage is mostly written in the format of a
  1. diary.
  2. letter.
  3. article.
  4. newspaper.
Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.5.3

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Why were the Native Americans invited to the first Thanksgiving?
  1. Governor Bradford decided to hold it.
  2. They met a young white girl around their age.
  3. Squanto befriended the white men and worked with them.
  4. The two groups got together and decided to hold a meal to bring peace.
Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.5.3

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How did the main character feel about attending the first Thanksgiving?
  1. She did not want to go.
  2. She felt very nervous.
  3. She was happy.
  4. She felt sad.
Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.5.3

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How did the main character feel after Thanksgiving was over?
  1. She was disappointed by the event.
  2. She felt like it connected her people and the white men.
  3. She wished they had never been invited to the meal in the first place.
  4. She realized they were very different from the other people in the community.
Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.5.6

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Who is the narrator at the beginning of the story?
  1. a Native American girl who lived during the first Thanksgiving
  2. a white girl who lived during the first Thanksgiving
  3. a relative of a Native American
  4. a relative of a white person
Grade 5 The Call of the Sea
What type of conflict is in the story "The Call of the Sea"?
  1. Character versus Character
  2. Character versus Nature
  3. Character versus Self
Grade 5 The Call of the Sea
In the story "The Call of the Sea," what is the conflict in the story?
  1. Joseph Rolande found a mermaid.
  2. The mermaid jumped in the water.
  3. The storm drove a ship onto the Bonuit rocks,
  4. Joseph Rolande's boat disappeared into the waves.
Grade 5 The Call of the Sea
The resolution of the story "The Call of the Sea" is when the mermaid helps rescue the men from the ship wreck.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Birdsong on a Summer Evening
In Birdsong on a Summer Evening, in what season does the story take place?
  1. fall
  2. winter
  3. spring
  4. summer
Grade 5 The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and The Pauper is a story about a rich boy and a                   boy.
  1. lovable
  2. poor
  3. religious
  4. notable
  5. none of the above
Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.5.1

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Pretend you were at the first Thanksgiving with the main character.
Write a diary entry to share what it was like.
Grade 5 The Harvest
What does Don Trine do every afternoon that arouses the curiosity of his fellow workers?
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