Elements of Fiction
Literary Elements
Sentences
Nonfiction Text Features
Potpourri

100

The where and when of a story.
What is setting?

100

She was as busy as a bee.
What is a simile?

100

Identify the type of sentence: She has blond hair
What is declarative?

100

The words that explain what a picture shows.
What is the caption or cutline?

100

A type of fiction that could really happen and usually takes place in modern times. Name the type and give an example.
What is realistic fiction? Answers vary.

200

The problem of a story.
What is conflict?

200

The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.
What is a personification?

200

Identify the type of sentence: How was your day
What is interrogative?

200

The part of a nonfiction book that defines words.
What is a glossary?

200

The five parts of a friendly letter.
What are the heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature?

300

The sequence of events in a story.
What is the plot?

300

Her home was a prison.
What is a metaphor?

300

Identify the subject of the sentence: The cat ran across the street.
What is "the cat"?

300

The title of an article
What is the heading?

300

The number of stanzas and lines in the poem
What is 3 stanzas and 10 lines?

400

The lesson or advice given in a story.
What is theme?

400

Carrie's cat clawed her couch, creating chaos.
What is alliteration?

400

Identify the type of sentence: That book was amazing
What is exclamatory?

400

The author
What is the by-line?

400

The four main author's purposes.
What is to persuade, to inform, to entertain, and to describe/share?

500

List one character trait to describe Violet Baudelaire and one detail from the text to support your trait.
Answers vary.

500

Which line from the poem appeals to the reader's sense of sight?
Answers vary

500

Edit the sentence correctly: when is shellys dad going to mexico asked sue
"When is Shelly's dad going to Mexico?" asked Sue.

500

Shows the location of a place in the world.
What is a map?

500

Give the genre of the passage and two details from the text to support your answer.