Story Based Qs
Seventh Grade by Gary Soto
Characters and Details
Who's Got Plot?
Vocabulary from "Seventh Grade"
100

One theme of the story is…

What is.....you shouldn’t lie to impress someone.

100

What is the main reason Victor wants to take French?

To be in the same class as his crush, Teresa

100

What is the name of Victor's friend who loves scowling?

What is... Michael

100

The end of the story

Resolution

100

The vicious lion attacked the bunny with great ____________________.

ferocity

200

What is the climax of the story?

What is....When the teacher asks Victor to respond in French.

200

The following sentence is a simile or metaphor? Explain Why

The rosebushes of shame on his face became bouquets of love

Metaphor

200

In the resolution of the story, Victor...

What is....Runs to the library and feels optimistic about seventh grade

200

Highest point of the story, Protagonist and antagonist interact in a conflicting way

The climax

200

He felt it in the ________ of her hand­shake and saw it in the empty look in her eyes.

quiver

300

The setting of the story is…

Present day, Fresno, California

300

What is the conflict in “Seventh Grade"

Victor wants to impress Teresa but doesn't know how

300

When Victor doesn't know what to say in French. Mr. Bueller thinks about a time when he was a young boy trying to impress a girl.  What is this called?

What is ... Flashback

300

The events leading up to the climax and conflict

Rising Action

300

Maybe I'll ________ outside the Torrance Bakery, for a lovely free whiff of their apple pies.

linger

400

How does Victor respond when Teresa talks to him after homeroom?

What is... He looks at her and says something awkward.

400

What is the point of view in “Seventh Grade”?

2nd person POV

400

The word is clarified by giving the opposite meaning signaled by words such as: whereas, unlike, as opposed to, etc

Antonym

400

The events following the climax

The falling action

400

Mr. Lucas was a ________ man, but he was light on his feet.

portly

500

At which point in the story do you learn that Victor is beginning a new year at school

What is.... Exposition

500

What type of conflict in "Seventh Grade" by Gary Soto?

Man vs. Self

500

The genre of this story is…

What is..... realistic fiction

500

Background Information

The exposition

500

He looked ________ at the teacher, who was erasing the board, then widened his eyes in terror at Teresa who stood in front of him.

sheepishly

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