Grade 1 Reading Literature - Emotional Words in Stories
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Grade 1 Reading Literature - Emotional Words in Stories

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When reading a story or poem, the reader will see many emotional words. These words appeal to the senses and sound words. In order to create a realistic story or poem, authors will inset emotional words in their stories. This quiz allows the reader to identify the emotional words and explain the characters' reactions. Identifying these emotional words and their effects on the characters will allow the student get a deeper meaning of the story's message.

Story 1 - Sarah and the Bee

The bee buzzed near Sarah. She screamed and jumped away. The black and yellow bee bumped her. Sarah began to cry.

She ran fast toward her mother. The mud was slippery. Her feet slid and she fell to the ground with a thud. Sarah cried harder. Her mother ran over and hugged Sarah.

Poem 2 - Balloon Poem

Red, blue, green and yellow
Balloons in the sky
A balloon of every color
Pop! A balloon bursts

Whoosh! Air blows out
Of the red balloon
Falls down and down
To the ground

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1.
Read Story 1 - Sarah and the Bee above.
What sound did the bee make?
Buzz.
Scream.
Bump.
Cry.
Sarah heard the bee buzz when it came near her.
2.
Read Story 1 - Sarah and the Bee above.
How did Sarah feel when she heard the bee?
Happy.
Mad.
Scared.
Sad.
Sarah screamed and jumped away because Sarah was scared of the bee.
3.
Read Story 1 - Sarah and the Bee above.
What does the mud feel like?
Soft.
Hard.
Slippery.
Dusty.
Sarah's feet slid because the mud was slippery.
4.
Read Story 1 - Sarah and the Bee above.
Who did Sarah see?
A bee.
Her dad.
Her mom.
Her dog.
Sarah saw her mother and ran to her because she was scared of the bee.
5.
Read Story 1 - Sarah and the Bee above.
How did Sarah fall to the ground?
She tripped.
She jumped to the ground.
She was pushed by someone.
She slipped.
The mud was slippery and so Sarah slipped in the mud.
6.
Read Poem 2 - Balloon Poem above.
What first sound did the balloon make?
Buzz.
Pow.
Whoosh.
Pop.
The balloon burst and it went pop!
7.
Read Poem 2 - Balloon Poem above.
What second sound did the balloon make?
Buzz.
Pow.
Whoosh.
Pop.
After the balloon bursts, the air flows out of it. The sound it makes is whoosh!
8.
Read Poem 2 - Balloon Poem above.
Which balloon bursts?
Red.
Blue.
Green.
Yellow.
The red balloon falls down to the ground, so it is the one that popped.
9.
Read Poem 2 - Balloon Poem above.
Where was the red balloon at the end of the poem?
In the sky.
On the ground.
In the air.
In the girl's hand.
The red balloon popped so it is on the ground.
10.
Read Poem 2 - Balloon Poem above.
What do the balloons look like in the sky?
The ground.
The sky.
A rainbow.
A black and white rabbit.
Since the balloons are colorful, they would look like a rainbow.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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