Grade 5 Reading Literature - Fiction and Non-Fiction
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Grade 5 Reading Literature - Fiction and Non-Fiction

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There are two types of books: fiction and non-fiction. Fiction books are made up and not real, whereas non-fiction books share information that is factual. Test your knowledge on Fact and Fiction books.

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1.
Which of these answers explains what a fiction book is?
A book that tells pretend stories and tales that aren't real.
A book that tells you facts.
A story that always has poetry in it.
A story that tells you about the world.
Fiction books will be stories that are made up. Sometimes they can be based on true characters but there will always be elements that mean it isn't real or completely true to life.
2.
Which of these books would be a fiction book?
David Beckham's Official Autobiography
How to Bend a Ball Like Beckham
Facts on Beckham
Beckham and the Talking Ball
Any books that say 'Fact', 'How to' or 'autobiography' will be based on facts.
3.
Which of these books is fiction?
Gardening Facts
The Gnome that Found Home
100 Gnome Facts
An A - Z of Flowers
Gnomes are believed to be good luck charms.
4.
Which of these books is fiction?
The Complete Set of Poems
Atlas
Encyclopedia
Dictionary
The last three answers are all books that give us facts and knowledge and are widely used.
5.
Which of these books is non-fiction?
The Complete List of Mice
Of Mice and Men
The Mouse that lived in a House
Little Micky Mouse
'Of Mice and Men' is a very well-known book and is often studied by elementary school students.
6.
Which of these is a non-fiction book?
The Dancing Fairy
All Elves and Shelves
Dictionary
The Rabbit that Sang
A dictionary is a book that contains every word and explains what the words mean.
7.
What is another way of saying non-fiction?
Stories
Fact
Made-up
Fun
We can either call them non-fiction or fact/factual books.
8.
Within non-fiction books there are genres. A genre is a type or style of book. Which answer is not a style or genre?
Historical
Science Fiction
Thriller
Rabbit
A historical book will be set in the past, science fiction books are normally about aliens or based in the future where robots take over and thrillers are tense, page turners that might involve a murder or crime and lots of action.
9.
Which of these is not a genre?
Horror
Romance
Sci-Fi
Chicken
Sci-fi is short for Science Fiction and the picture, shown above, looks like it is from a futuristic world. Romance involves stories of love and horror will scare you!
10.
Which of these is not a section you'd see in the library?
Children's
Autobiography
Tomatoes
Religion
In the library, they group books into styles or genres and then into alphabetical order. Next time you go to the library have a look at all the different types of books available.
Author:  Finola Waller

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