Grade 5 Writing About Literature Worksheets:
Character Analysis - Analyze a character from your work of choice. Read one or two stories. Choose two characters to compare
and contrast. Write a description of each character, referencing details
from the story. Then write the way the characters are alike, and how
they are different.
Compare and Contrast - Two concepts that are related, but not fully. In each paragraph the girl is riding a horse. How are these
two events the same? How are the different?
Assertions - This works of a body of work of your choice. Write three passages from the reading that support your assertion.
Compare | Contrast - This is a quick comparison chart for you. Choose two characters from the story to compare and contrast.
Draw each character. Then fill in the chart.
Picture Day - Compare Jillian's and Anna's picture day. Fill in the chart to compare and contrast the characters in the story.
Setting - Read each passage. Then compare and contrast using the chart below. They each relate to climate and specific areas of the world.
Settings Too - Read two stories. What is the setting of each story? How are the settings the same? How are they different? Fill in the Venn diagram.
Desert Isle - Read each passage. Then use the diagram below to compare and contrast what the narrator sees.
At the Salon - Read each paragraph. Answer the questions. There are two reading passages that describe a different person's experience at the salon.
Story Events - Compare and contrast two different events in the same story, or two events in two different stories. Fill out the diagram.
Bedtime Poems - Both of the poems below are from the same author. Read both poems and answer the questions.
Bravery - Think about two stories you have read lately in which a character does something brave. Compare and contrast what they do, how they do it, and why.
Treasure! - Read each passage. Then fill out the Venn diagrams to compare and contrast each scene.