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Common Core Standard RL.3.3 Questions

Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events

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Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
Peter and his family
  1. lived in a sand-bank.
  2. hunted for their food.
  3. lived in a garden.
  4. enjoyed going on walks.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
Mr. McGregor did not like Peter because Peter:
  1. looked very scary.
  2. ate all his vegetables.
  3. owed him some money.
  4. chewed a hole in his sweater.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail were different from Peter. How were they different?
  1. They always cleaned their rooms.
  2. They were good little bunnies.
  3. They never went outside.
  4. They were very sad.
Grade 3 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3

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What is the main idea of the poem?
  1. Boys can have a lot of fun outdoors in the summer.
  2. You can go fishing in the summer.
  3. Girls and boys enjoy the summertime.
  4. Summer is for relaxing outside.
Grade 3 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3

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Which is NOT an activity boys enjoy during the summer?
  1. eating watermelon
  2. jumping in hay
  3. riding horses
  4. swimming
Grade 3 Character Study CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3

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How did Charlie's attitude change during the story?
  1. At first he was rude, but at the end he showed respect and honored those who died.
  2. At first he was tried, but at the end he had a lot of energy and excitement.
  3. At first he was excited, but at the end he wished they had never come.
  4. At first he was happy, but at the end he was very sad because he never met his great-great-grandfather.
Grade 3 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
When Sarah was telling about her last place finish in the competition, her cheeks turned red and she had trouble looking her friend in the eyes.

How is Sarah feeling?
  1. Sarah is extremely happy about her competition.
  2. Sarah is embarrassed about finishing last.
  3. Sarah is annoyed with her friend.
  4. Sarah can't remember the details of her competition.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
Read this mixed up story.

Mom went shopping yesterday. Then she found all the cold or frozen things and put them away. Finally, she put away all the dry and canned goods. First, she carried the bags into the house.

Choose the sentences below that shows the correct order for this story.
  1. Mom came home from shopping. First, she carried the bags into the house. Finally, she put away all the dry and canned goods. Then she found all the cold or frozen things and put them away.
  2. Finally, she put away all the dry and canned goods. First, she carried the bags into the house. Mom came home from shopping. Then she found all the cold or frozen things and put them away.
  3. Mom came home from shopping. First, she carried the bags into the house. Then she found all the cold or frozen things and put them away. Finally, she put away all the dry and canned goods.
  4. Mom came home from shopping. Then she found all the cold or frozen things and put them away. Finally, she put away all the dry and canned goods. First, she carried the bags into the house.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
A little boy went into a barn,
And lay down on some hay.
An owl came out, and flew about,
And the little boy ran away.

What events lead to the little boy running away?
  1. An owl flew in, the boy laid down, and drank a soda.
  2. An owl flew in and out the window and the boy ran in a circle.
  3. An owl sat on the window sill, hooted at the boy, and the boy feed the owl some chicken.
  4. The little boy went in the barn, laid on the hay and an owl came in and flew around the barn.
Grade 3 Cause and Effect CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
The skating party was cancelled because of the snowstorm.

What caused the skating party to be cancelled?
  1. Reading Night
  2. Everyone went skiing.
  3. The snowstorm
  4. The lights went out.
Grade 3 Character Study CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
Which word describes Erica at the beginning of the story?
  1. Confused
  2. Friendly
  3. Uptight
  4. Disappointed
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