Context Clues
Prefixes & Suffixes
Story
Story Elements
Domain-Specific Vocabulary
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Students, please stop chattering and listen to me, class has begun!


Chattering means:
a) talking
b) answering
c) listening

a) talking

100

Which prefix means "again"?

a) re
b) de
c) un

a) re

100

The organizer for a story

What is a story map?

100

The people in a story are known as the:

a) Settings
b) Conflicts
c) Characters

c) Characters

100

What does palatial mean in this sentence?

The movie star's large and beautiful home was palatial.

a. ugly

b. tiny

c. for dogs

d. like a palace

What is d. like a palace?

200

Jose has a ton of friends, he's a really sociable guy!

Sociable means:
a) shy
b) outgoing
c) solitary

b) outgoing

200

Which affix is a suffix?

a) re
b) un
c) ing

c) ing

200

The part of the story that comes after the exposition, where characters are working to solve a problem or reach a goal, is called the:

a) Rising Action
b) Resolution
c) Falling Action

a) Rising action

200

The main problem or issue at the center of a story is called the:

a) Characters
b) Conflict
c) Correlation

b) Conflict

200

Slavery was abolished in the U.S. after the Civil War. 

 __________________________________________

A. outlawed      

B. exchanged    

C. running       

D. common

What is a. outlawed?

300

The late student packed up his bag hastily and ran to his next class.

Hastily means:
a) slowly
b) loudly
c) quickly

c) quickly

300

Which suffix means something "happened in the past"?

a) ing
b) er
c) ed

c) ed

300

The most exciting part of the story, where the action is the most intense, is known as the:

a) Rising action
b) Climax
c) Exposition

b) Climax

300

Where a story takes place is known as the:

a) Plot
b) Setting
c) Characters

b) Setting

300

The class decided to exhibit the science project during Parents’ Night. 

A. lose  

B. eat  

C. trade 

D. show

What is D. Show?

400

The tiger's bellow could be heard in villages far away.

Bellow means:
a) belly
b) roar
c) fur

b) roar

400

Which prefix DOES NOT MEAN "not"?

a) un
b) dis
c) re

c) re

400

A group of lines in a poem, separated from other lines by blank space

What is a stanza?

400

The events that make up a story are known as the:

a) Characters
b) Plot
c) Setting

b) Plot

400

The frigid water made Elizabeth’s teeth chatter. 

A. cold 

B. clean 

C. green 

D. warm

What is A. Cold?

500

The thought of eating a rat is abhorrent to most people, but he was so hungry that the rat almost looked like chicken!

a) delicious
b) horrible
c) funny

b) horrible

500
Name three words that contain the prefix "un"

Unhappy, unlikely, unavailable, uncomfortable, unbearable, unfortunate...

500

The part of a story where a character tries and tries to solve a problem.

Rising Action

500

Used by a poet to indicate a short pause

What is a line or line break?

500

Typewriters became obsolete with the development of personal computers.

A. popular       

B. out-dated      

C. careful        

D. round

What is B. out-dated

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