What is the Setting of a Story?


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What are story elements?

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1. What does setting include?

2. What is an important aspect of the time element of setting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about the setting of a story? By taking this short quiz or completing the accompanying worksheet, you can find out. Multiple-choice questions gauge your comprehension of story elements, the time element of setting and a writing technique for setting that stimulates the senses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to measure your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of story elements
  • What setting includes
  • What the time element of setting does
  • Technique authors use to stimulate the senses when describing setting
  • Reason that setting is an important story element

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key phrases like 'story elements'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of setting as a story element
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about common aspects of setting

Additional Learning

Learn more about concepts covered in this quiz and worksheet by reviewing the lesson called What is the Setting of a Story?. In no time, you will build a quality understanding of the following:

  • Rule of thumb to use after identifying the place of a story
  • Meaning of 'duration' as it relates to a story
  • Alternate phrases for the term 'imagery'