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Common Core Standard CCRA.R.4 Questions

Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.

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Grade 2 Alliteration CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
  1. The slimy snake slithered slowly sideways
  2. The snake was very slow and fat
  3. The frog jumped forward and landed upside-down
  4. The big bear had soft fur that was long and shaggy
Grade 3 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.3.4, L.3.5c
Lucy was furious about her spelling grade. She kicked her desk and ran out of the classroom.

Why does the author use the word furious instead of mad in the example above?
  1. Furious is a fancier word than mad.
  2. Lucy was really upset.
  3. Lucy wasn't that mad after all.
  4. Lucy was going home.
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The baby's skin was like a rose petal." What does this simile say to you?
  1. The baby's skin is very soft and delicate.
  2. The baby's skin is rough.
  3. The baby's skin is dry.
  4. The baby's skin is sticky.
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in."

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem                                   .
  1. compares the waves to one another.
  2. exaggerates the size of the waves.
  3. makes the waves seem human.
  4. makes the reader hear the waves.
Grade 6 A Christmas Carol CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.6.4

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A simile is a comparison that compares two things using "like" or "as".

How did the author use a simile in the opening of "A Christmas Carol"?
  1. Scrooge cried like an infant.
  2. Scrooge's name was good upon 'Change.
  3. Marley was as dead as a door-nail.
  4. Marley's name was on the door of the office.
Grade 5 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.5.4
Which is NOT a type of context clue an author uses?
  1. definition
  2. comparison
  3. picture
  4. antonym
Grade 2 Alliteration CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
"Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers" is an example of...
  1. personification
  2. simile
  3. rhyme
  4. alliteration
Grade 5 Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.5.4

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After reading this passage, you can infer that a blessing is...
  1. An old poem
  2. An ominous saying
  3. A positive prayer
  4. A supportive person
Grade 6 Personification CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.5a

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Which phrase from the passage is an example of personification?
  1. "Spring flirted with me today"
  2. "bitter cold drops still carrying fragments of ice"
  3. "green leaves and the gardens's brown soil"
  4. "a gift I tuck away in the drawer"
Grade 9 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.9-10.4
Grade 4 Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.4.4

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Grade 2 Poetry CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
Grade 7 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.7.4

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In paragraph five, the passage says the Bulls had retired Michael Jordan's number. What does that mean?
  1. ceased to use the number on the team
  2. gave his number to someone else
  3. ended his work agreement with them
  4. canceled his debt with the team
Grade 3 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.3.4

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What is the meaning of MISCHIEF in the passage?
  1. lying and getting into trouble
  2. angry outbursts and emotions
  3. silly and happy actions
  4. playful misbehavior or trickery
Grade 7 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.7.4

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Which choice best describes the meaning of the word ELECTRIFYING as it is used in paragraph four?
  1. pass an electric current through something
  2. be very impressive
  3. cause a lot of tension
  4. stir up a lot of negative energy
Grade 2 Alliteration CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
Which is NOT an example of alliteration?
  1. Hannah's home has heat, hopefully.
  2. I like to kite at night.
  3. Larry's lizard likes leaping leopards.
  4. Mike's microphone made much music.
Grade 12 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.11-12.4

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