I used this quiz to conclude my unit on genre during the 2011-2012 school year. I’ve included the same two forms that I used. Multiple forms reduces instances of cheating on the quiz. I alternate A rows and B rows to make copying more difficult.
Genre Quiz 2 – A fifteen question multiple choice quiz on genres and subgenres of literature. Students identify the genres and subgenres of a variety of texts and then match definitions. This quiz was written to be used with Scantron test forms.
Genre Quiz 2 – Form A – RTF
Genre Quiz 2 – Form B – RTF
Genre Quiz 2 – Form A – PDF
Genre Quiz 2 – Form B – PDF
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This quiz proved to be a useful tool in helping me assess how well my students understood genres of literature. I hope it will help you too.
Common Core State Standards Related to Genre and Subgenre
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9 – Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
ELA Standards: Literature
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.9 – With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.9 – Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.9 – Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9 – Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.9 – Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.9 – Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.9 – Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.