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Common Core Standard L.3.5a Questions

Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).

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Grade 3 Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.3.5, L.3.5a
Great job! You'r really on a roll with those free throws!

What does ON A ROLL mean?
  1. put something on a piece of bread
  2. make good progress or do a good job
Grade 3 Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.3.5, L.3.5a
Don't rock the boat or it will tip.

ROCK THE BOAT means:
  1. move back and forth
  2. add trouble to a good situation
Grade 3 Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.3.5, L.3.5a
Grade 3 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.3.4, L.3.5, L.3.5a
If your mother says to you, "Your room is a junk pile!" what does she mean?
  1. She thinks your room is arranged neatly.
  2. She thinks you have a beautiful room.
  3. She thinks your room is messy.
  4. She thinks your room is small.
Grade 3 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.3.5, L.3.5a
The saying "You're throwing your money down the drain" means what?
  1. Someone is saving their money for a rainy day.
  2. Someone is spending their money foolishly.
  3. Someone is giving their money to the plumber.
  4. Someone is wanting to borrow some of your money.

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