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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Supporting Details
Level: Grade 4
Standards: CCRA.R.3, RI.4.3
Score: 3
Tags: ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3
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Grade 4 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.4.3

If you will find a map of the West Indies in your atlas or geography, you will also find Puerto Rico. It is one of the four Greater Antilles Islands, and lies east of Haiti and farthest out in the Atlantic Ocean.

It is over four hundred miles from the east coast of Cuba, one thousand miles from Havana, and about one thousand four hundred and fifty miles from New York.

In size, it is the smallest of the group. Its area is about three thousand five hundred and fifty square miles. Its average length is about ninety-five miles; its average breadth about thirty-five miles.

In shape, it resembles the State of Connecticut, though it is only three-fourths the size of that State.

According to the passage, which statement best describes Puerto Rico?
  1. A small island in the Atlantic Ocean
  2. An island shaped like Connecticut found in the Atlantic Ocean, about 1,450 miles from New York
  3. The smallest of the Greater Antilles Islands in the Atlantic Ocean
  4. A part of the United States that connects to the Atlantic Ocean
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