8th: Fiction Vs. Nonfiction

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8th:  Fiction Vs. Nonfiction

This is a review of two important genres, fiction and nonfiction. Students may use their notes from the 8th grade Reader's Journey text, pgs. 6-7 to guide them during this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fiction once began as oral storytelling, and it was how people entertained one another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    This image is an example of a character that would be found in the nonfiction genre, in a text which contained facts about the "Border Collie" breed.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A character's conflict is part of which story element:
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Plot

  • 4. 
    The mood helps establish which story element:
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Theme

  • 5. 
    Which point-of-view perspective takes the "voice" of the narrator?
    • A. 

      First-person

    • B. 

      Second-person

    • C. 

      Third-person

  • 6. 
    What is the message that an author is trying to communicate called?
    • A. 

      Main idea

    • B. 

      Thread

    • C. 

      Theme

  • 7. 
    Which genre of nonfiction tells a "life story"?  (Spelling counts, I'll accept a singular or plural versions of your response)
  • 8. 
    What is one different type of nonfiction, other than the "life story" options from the previous question and an informational text, as noted inthe RJ (list them in the singular tense, ex:  book versus books), ?
  • 9. 
    What is a suggested strategy for reading fiction and nonfiction in the RJ?
    • A. 

      Reread text

    • B. 

      Ask the teacher what the text means

    • C. 

      Mark the text

    • D. 

      Visualize what you read

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