- Product Description
This resource was created to be used with the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell. The multiple choice (three choices) objective test targets the Common Core State Standards for Literature. The student test is ready to duplicate for classroom use and teacher key for the test is included. Other resources are also available for “The Most Dangerous Game” on my site including a Modified Test (two multiple choices), a Reading Guide for close reading, and a Writing Prompt for the students to add to the ending of the story or a Writing Prompt in the form of a newspaper article. Tests and all other reading activities have been aligned to Common Core State Standards and the answer keys have been included.
Analyze a case in which grasping point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement).
Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.
Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.