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Theme Review

Quiz by Whitney Bacon

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  • Q1
    What is theme?
    important events from the story
    what a story teaches readers about life
    the most important part of a story
    retelling of a story
  • Q2
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a theme?
    Growing up is difficult for everyone.
    There’s always a silver lining.
    Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.
  • Q3
    How do you find a story’s theme?
    by thinking about the ending of the story
    by thinking about what lesson the author is trying to teach through the characters’ experiences
    it’s always stated somewhere in the story
    by restating what happened to the main character
  • Q4
    How is THEME different than Plot?
    there is no difference
    theme is the retelling of the story, plot is the lesson learned from those events
    plot is the conflict of the story, theme is the resolution of the story
    plot is the retelling of the story, theme is the lesson learned from those events
  • Q5
    True or False? A story’s theme is the same thing as it’s subject/topic.
  • Q6
    True or False? Theme includes specific information from a story.
  • Q7
    True or False? A story may have multiple themes.
  • Q8
    True or False? Someone may interpret a story’s theme differently than another person.
  • Q9
    Which of the following is a possible theme for Harry Potter?
    Good triumphs over evil.
    Harry, Ron, & Hermoine become strong individuals who defeat a great sorcerer.
    An unlikely hero saves the world from an evil villain.
    Magic and wizards.
  • Q10
    Which of the following is a possible theme of “The Stone”?
    Be careful what you wish for.
    Love can heal all wounds.
    Being young forever is not all it’s cracked up to be.
    If you help someone, they will repay you with a wish.
  • Q11
    Which of the following is a possible theme of “Dragon, Dragon”?
    Relying on simply strength or smarts will get you nowhere.
    It’s takes a village to conquer evil.
    The youngest son succeeds in slaying the dragon because he listens to his father’s advice.
    A village is plagued by a dragon.
  • Q12
    Which of the following is a possible theme of “Just Once”?
    Follow your heart and you will be rewarded.
    The grass is not always greener on the other side.
    Fame and fortune require determination.
    Moose realized carrying the ball wasn’t what he truly wanted.
  • Q13
    Are you going to be able to pull up the stories on tomorrow’s quiz?
  • Q14
    Are you going to skim through “The All-American Slurp”, “The Emperor's New Clothes”, “King Long Shanks” and “Baucis & Philemon” before tomorrow’s quiz?

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