1159 and Baker Heater and Fiction Nonfiction Review

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Fiction and Nonfiction
“The 11:59” and “The Baker Heater League”
Fiction
Nonfiction
“The 11:59”
“The Baker
Heater League”
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The time and place of a story’s action
To what does the term setting refer?
Row 1, Col 1
the author’s point of view
From whose point of view is a
work of nonfiction told?
1,2
When a porter hears the 11:59’s whistle,
he has 24 hours until his death.
What is the legend of the 11:59
1,3
It is nonfiction. It informs the
reader about the story telling
tradition of train porters.
Is “the Baker Heater League”
fiction or nonfiction?
How do you know?
1,4
B.) Conflict
Which of the following are part of a story’s plot?
A.) Setting
B.) Conflict
C.) Narrator
D.) Point of View
2,1
textbook, recipe, article, dictionary,
atlas, map…
List four examples of nonfiction.
2,2
Lester hears the whistle of the 11:59 and
he tries to stop death from taking him.
What is the main conflict of
“The 11:59?”
2,3
A group of train porters who told
stories around a Baker Heater.
What is the Baker Heater League?
2,4
novels, short stories, poetry, novellas
What are three types of fiction?
3,1
the central idea
In nonfiction, the reader is not
expected to identify a theme;
instead the reader is expected to
identify what?
3,2
He was a railroad porter. He spends
time talking to young porters and
playing cards with them.
What was Lester’s job? How
does he spend his time now that
he is retired?
3,3
He was said to be able to walk
flat-footed down the center isle of
the train and let down berths. He
also fended off attacks by Native
Americans and Billy the Kid.
What was so special about
Daddy Joe?
3,4
Readers must use inference.
Writers of fiction do not directly
state the theme in their work.
How does the reader learn the
theme of a work of fiction?
4,1
the first paragraph
Sometimes the reader can
identify the central idea.
Where is the central idea most
often located?
4,2
third person
From what point of view is
“The 11:59” told?
4,3
Casey Jones, John Henry, Pecos Bill,
Daddy Joe.
Who were some of the heroes
described in “the Baker Heater
League?” Be sure to include the
heroic train porter.
4,4
to entertain
What is the author’s purpose
for writing fiction?
5,1
entertain, inform, persuade
Writers of nonfiction can have
three different purposes for
writing.
What are three ?
5,2
No one can escape death.
What is the theme of “the 11:59?”
5,3
Porters shared their common experiences
through storytelling – their own folklore –
to express their shared culture.
What is the central idea of “the
Baker Heater League?”
5,4

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