The perfect review for testing, this packet includes definition worksheets, short answer, and multiple choice examples to reinforce your students' knowledge of the elements of literature. It also functions as a pretest to evaluate student background at the beginning of the school year.
Packets for instruction in literary elements are available from CK TEACHING AIDS and can be found on TPT. ( Plot - What’s That?, Theme - What’s That?, Character - What’s That?, Point of View - What’s That?, Conflict - What’s That?, Setting - What’s That?, Mood - What’s That? )
The elements review sheet asks for definitions of the major literary elements. After this introduction, the review worksheets are divided into the individual elements of plot, character, theme, point of view, and setting and mood
The plot review worksheet asks for basic definitions but also includes a plot outline to label as well as questions on conflict, foreshadowing, and irony.
In the review on theme, brief tales are read and students are asked to choose the best theme for the selection. Choices include the very specific to the most general with the most general being the best one to select.
The character review sheet concentrates of identifying the qualities of a character’s personality. It also includes questions on protagonist and antagonist.
Point of View Worksheet
In the review for point of view, students are asked to identify the three major points of view used in fiction. There are also selections to be read, and students must choose from 1st, 3rd, or omniscient as the point of view for each selection.
A practice quiz is included at the end of the packet, but it could also be separated from the unit and used independently. It uses matching and short answer to check for student recognition and understanding of the literary elements.