Characterization Formative Assessment
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by Chad Korte
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
This is a warm up, "pre-test" to help students identify what they know and what they don't know about methods of characterization used by authors.
1
1
Authors can reveal things about a character directly or indirectly.
True
False
2
1
In the acronym STEAL, the "S" stands for "says"
True
False
3
1
In the acronym STEAL, the "T" stands for "thoughts"
True
False
4
1
In the acronym STEAL, the "E" stands for "effect on others"
True
False
5
1
In the acronym STEAL, the "A" stands for "actions"
True
False
6
1
In the acronym STEAL, the "L" stands for "looks"
True
False
7
1
The only way we know something about a character is if the narrator tells the reader--descriptions aren't important.
True
False
8
1
The protagonist in a story is the "bad guy"
True
False
9
1
The antagonist in the story is the "good guy"
True
False
10
1
Knowing about the personality of the characters in literature is not important for understanding the author's message.
True
False
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