Understanding Story Elements

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What type of question helps reveal the theme of a story?

What message does the author send about the conflict, subject, character, or actions in the story?

What is the definition of character in a narrative text?

Any figures that play a part in the story.

Which of the following statements best defines the main idea of an informative text?

The central thought of a passage or text.

Which of the following statements most accurately defines the description text structure ?

A text structure in which characteristics, features, and examples are used to explain a topic.

Which of the following words has a suffix ?

Fearless

In general, informative texts try to accomplish which of the following goals?

A and B

What role do supporting details have in a paragraph?

Supporting details explain, support, and develop the topic sentence.

What type of figurative language is the phrase 'She was a gazelle when she ran' an example of?

Metaphor

In the following sentence, which type of contextual clue helps determine the meaning of punctual ? "I wish more of my students were punctual to class, instead of arriving five minutes late every day."

Comparison

What is the resolution of a narrative text?

The end of the conflict

Which of the following parts of a book is a list of literary works used by the author while writing the text?

Bibliography

Study Notes

Understanding Story Elements

  • The theme of a story is revealed by understanding the message the author sends about the conflict, subject, character, or actions.
  • A character in a narrative text is any figure that plays a part in the story.

Informative Texts

  • The main idea of an informative text is the central thought of a passage or text.
  • Informative texts aim to explain a topic to the reader, not to entertain or persuade.
  • The description text structure is used to explain a topic by using characteristics, features, and examples.

Supporting Details and Figurative Language

  • Supporting details in a paragraph explain, support, and develop the topic sentence.
  • A metaphor is a type of figurative language that compares two things without using "like" or "as."
  • A hyperbole is a type of figurative language that is an exaggeration used for emphasis.

Contextual Clues and Book Parts

  • Contextual clues, such as definition or description, comparison, or words in a series, help determine the meaning of a word.
  • A bibliography is a list of literary works used by the author while writing the text.

Narrative Texts

  • The resolution of a narrative text is the end of the conflict.
  • A setting in a narrative text can be a physical location, such as a forest, or an object, such as a basket.
  • The author's purpose in a narrative text may be to entertain, inform, or persuade the reader.

Word Parts and Facts

  • A suffix is a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning.
  • An affix is a letter, syllable, or word added to a base word to change its meaning.
  • A fact is a statement that can be verified as true, such as "Poodles are a breed of dog."

Test your knowledge of literary elements and learn to analyze stories better. Identify the theme, character, setting, and more in a narrative text. Improve your reading comprehension skills with this quiz.

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