Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Common Core Standards Practice Test 3rd ELA

Common Core Standards Practice Test
English Language Arts ELA 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Grade Sample Quiz

Tier 3 Vocabulary Test 3rd Grade

Instructions: Choose the best answer for each question.

1.                the part of a sentence that tells what the subject does, or what is done to the subject. It is made of the verb and all the words that describe the verb or that the verb affects.
 exclamatory
 interrogative
 synonym
 predicate
2.                having to do with, forming, or being a question. "Why don't you take a walk?" is an example of an __________ sentence.
  possessive
 predicate
 interrogative
 adverb
3.                a word that describes a verb, adjective, __________, or whole sentence. Many __________ in English end with the letters "ly." In the sentence "That extremely hungry cat ate very quickly," the words "extremely," "very," and "quickly" are __________.
 interrogative
 synonym
 adverb
 plot
4.                a short form of a word or phrase used in writing.
 interrogative
 synonym
 abbreviation
 plot
5.                the story line or order of events in a book, play, or movie.
 plot
 predicate
 possessive
 interrogative
6.                a short form of two words, where the missing letters are replaced by an apostrophe. "I'm" is the __________ of "I am."
 exclamatory
 adverb
 contraction
 antonym
7.                a word that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word of the same language.
 possessive
 exclamatory
 antonym
 synonym
8.                of or expressing exclamation or exclamations.
 plot
 adverb
 exclamatory
 predicate
9.                of or connected with having or possessing something. In grammar, the words "my," "the cat's," and "the doctor's" are __________ forms.
 possessive
 interrogative
 abbreviation
 exclamatory
10.           a word that has the opposite meaning of another word.
 abbreviation
 exclamatory
 antonym
 plot

  1. the story line or order of events in a book, play, or movie.
     summary
     hyperbole
     plot
     personification
  2. the repetition of the same sound at the beginning of words in a phrase or sentence.
     alliteration
     narrative
     main
     simile
  3. most important.
     idiom
     metaphor
     colon
     main
  4. a figure of speech in which two different things are compared by using the words "like" or "as." "The cake was as light as a feather" is an example of a __________.
     idiom
     plot
     simile
     caption
  5. a person considered to be a perfect example or embodiment of some quality or other abstraction.
     main
     idea
     personification
     conjunction
  6. the words that describe a picture in a magazine, book, or newspaper.
     interjection
     caption
     hyperbole
     superlative
  7. a short and usually comprehensive statement of what has been previously stated.
     colon
     summary
     personification
     theme
  8. the form of an adjective or adverb that expresses the highest degree of comparison. The words "best," "fastest," and "most beautiful" are __________.
     main
     interjection
     superlative
     theme
  9. the main subject or topic.
     theme
     plot
     colon
     conjunction
  10. a word or expression that shows strong feeling. "Oh no!" is an __________.
     plot
     theme
     interjection
     idea
  11. a story, description, or account of events.
     simile
     onomatopoeia
     narrative
     idiom
  12. a phrase that cannot be understood by understanding the meanings of each of its words. The phrase "fall out," meaning "have a disagreement," is an __________.
     interjection
     personification
     simile
     idiom
  13. a punctuation mark (:). It is often used to introduce a series, quotation, or explanation.
     metaphor
     colon
     personification
     narrative
  14. a small piece of land.
     summary
     plot
     simile
     alliteration
  15. a phrase that describes something by comparing it to some other thing.
     caption
     plot
     metaphor
     hyperbole
  16. the formation or use of words whose sounds suggest the meanings of the words, such as "bang," "moo," or "jingle".
     plot
     onomatopoeia
     idea
     simile
  17. a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. "And," "but," "because," and "before" are examples of __________.
     narrative
     simile
     idea
     conjunction
  18. in rhetoric, an obvious and deliberate exaggeration or overstatement, intended for effect and not to be taken literally, such as "He had a million excuses". (Cf. litotes.)
     onomatopoeia
     hyperbole
     alliteration
     theme
  19. any thought or picture formed in the mind.
     theme
     onomatopoeia
     idea
     metaphor
 adjective  composition  conversation  dictionary  discussion  fiction  folk tale  glossary  margin  message  nonfiction  noun  predict  pronoun  publish  purpose  reread  textbook
1.
 
talk between people.
2.
 
the reason that something exists or happens.
3.
 
a list of unusual or difficult words and their meanings. A __________ is usually placed at the end of a book.
4.
 
a piece of writing or music that has required thought and imagination to make.
5.
 
a story that has been handed down for generations among the common people of a region.
6.
 
the act of talking or writing about something.
7.
 
a book used for teaching a particular subject.
8.
 
the blank space between written or printed matter and the edge of a page.
9.
 
writing that tells a story from an author's imagination.
10.
 
a word that can take the place of a noun or noun phrase. In the sentence "He gave it to someone," "he," "it," and "someone" are examples of __________.
11.
 
restudy a written passage.
12.
 
a word that describes a noun. In the sentences "It was a hard test" and "The test was hard," the word "hard" is an __________.
13.
 
a book that lists the words of a language, with information about their meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.
14.
 
spoken or written information sent from one person or group to another.
15.
 
a word that names a person, place, or thing. In the sentence "Mary likes TV and reading," "Mary," "TV," and "reading" are __________.
16.
 
written works that are not fiction. Textbooks, biographies, and essays are examples of __________.
17.
 
to say ahead of time that something will happen.
18.
 
to prepare and print something for the public to read.

3rd Grade ELA Quiz  
abbreviation adverb antonym apostrophe character chronological comma
contraction declarative exclamatory fact interrogative opinion organization
plot plural possessive predicate prefix run-on sentence setting singular
1.
 
the part of a sentence that tells what the subject does, or what is done to the subject. It is made of the verb and all the words that describe the verb or that the verb affects.
2.
 
making a statement, assertion, or declaration.
3.
 
a word that has the opposite meaning of another word.
4.
 
a word that describes a verb, adjective, __________, or whole sentence. Many __________ in English end with the letters "ly." In the sentence "That extremely hungry cat ate very quickly," the words "extremely," "very," and "quickly" are __________.
5.
 
a group of people that acts together for some purpose.
6.
 
having to do with the form of a word that indicates only one of a certain kind of thing. The word "box" is __________, but the word "boxes" is not.
7.
 
a part of a word with its own meaning that is added to the beginning of another word to change the meaning. For example, "pre" in "prepay" is a __________ that means "before."
8.
 
a punctuation mark ('). It is used to show where one or more letters or numbers have been left out. "Wouldn't" for "would not" and "'87" for "1987" use __________ this way.
9.
 
the story line or order of events in a book, play, or movie.
10.
 
according to the order in which things happen.
11.
 
having to do with, forming, or being a question. "Why don't you take a walk?" is an example of an __________ sentence.
12.
 
the time and place in which something happens.
13.
 
in writing, two or more sentences incorrectly constructed as one.
14.
 
what you think about something or somebody.
15.
 
of or connected with having or possessing something. In grammar, the words "my," "the cat's," and "the doctor's" are __________ forms.
16.
 
having to do with the form of a word that expresses the meaning of more than one. The words "books," "children," and "knives" are __________ nouns.
17.
 
all the things that make a person, place, or thing different from others.
18.
 
a short form of two words, where the missing letters are replaced by an apostrophe. "I'm" is the __________ of "I am."
19.
 
of or expressing exclamation or exclamations.
20.
 
a punctuation mark (,). It is used to separate words, phrases, or other parts of a sentence. It is also used in writing large numbers.
21.
 
a short form of a word or phrase used in writing.
22.
 
something said or known to be true.

Printable Test

1st Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
RESEARCH PROCESS
SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

MATH:ALL DOMAINS
COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
PROBLEM SOLVING

READING:ALL DOMAINS
CRITICAL ANALYSIS
READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
READING FOR MEANING
READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

2nd Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
RESEARCH PROCESS
SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

MATH:ALL DOMAINS
COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
PROBLEM SOLVING
PRINTABLE CRCT PRACTICE TESTS

READING:ALL DOMAINS
CRITICAL ANALYSIS
READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
READING FOR MEANING
READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

3rd Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
RESEARCH PROCESS
SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

MATH:ALL DOMAINS
COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
PROBLEM SOLVING
STATISTICS & PROBABILITY

READING:ALL DOMAINS
CRITICAL ANALYSIS
READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
READING FOR MEANING
READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

4th Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
RESEARCH PROCESS
SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

MATH:ALL DOMAINS
COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
PROBLEM SOLVING

READING:ALL DOMAINS
CRITICAL ANALYSIS
READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
READING FOR MEANING
READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT
PRINTABLE CRCT PRACTICE TESTS
PRINTABLE CRCT PRACTICE TESTS
PRINTABLE CRCT PRACTICE TESTS

5th Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
RESEARCH PROCESS
SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

MATH:ALL DOMAINS
COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
PROBLEM SOLVING
STATISTICS & PROBABILITY

READING:ALL DOMAINS
CRITICAL ANALYSIS
READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
READING FOR MEANING
READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

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