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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Grammar Questions

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Grade 5 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, RF.5.3, RF.5.3a, L.5.4
The prefix UN- means "not."
The word ABRIDGE means to "shorten."
The word UNABRIGED most likely means:
  1. a shorter version of a story
  2. a full version of a story
  3. a new version of a story
  4. an old version of a story
Grade 5 Verbs
Identify the verb in the following sentence:

The night before the show, Lesley rehearsed her lines in front of the mirror.
  1. show
  2. lines
  3. rehearsed
  4. before
Grade 5 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1
Choose the correct verb to fill in the blank.
Mom                   the potatoes for dinner.
  1. mash
  2. mashes
  3. mashing
  4. None of the above
Grade 5 Verbs
What is the action verb in this sentence?
After the speech, Mario asked a question of Sydney.
  1. speech
  2. asked
  3. question
  4. Sydney
Grade 5 Verbs
Identify the verb in the following sentence:

That woman is a millionaire.
  1. that
  2. woman
  3. is
  4. millionaire
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix CO- means "together," so when you COOPERATE you:
  1. work separately
  2. argue
  3. work with someone else
  4. operate something
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix RE- means "again," so if you REBUILD something you:
  1. build it for the first time
  2. tear it down
  3. build it again
  4. fix it up
Grade 5 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1c
Identify the verb in the following sentence:

They gossip too much.
  1. too
  2. They
  3. gossip
  4. too much
Grade 5 Capitalization
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. I saw the Statue of Liberty in New York.
  2. i saw the Statue of liberty in new york.
  3. I saw the State Of Liberty in New York.
Grade 5 Prefixes
Which of these prefixes means "bad" or "wrong"?
  1. pre-
  2. non-
  3. bi-
  4. mis-
Grade 5 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1
Choose the correct verb to fill in the blank.
Tacos                 better with cheese on top.
  1. taste
  2. tastes
  3. tasted
  4. tasting
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix EN- means to "put into," so when you ENTANGLE something, you get it out of a tangle.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1
Choose the correct verb to fill in the blank.
That chair                 when you sit in it.
  1. spin
  2. spins
  3. spinning
  4. spinned
Grade 5 Verbs
What is the action verb in this sentence?
Martin and Mary built a small theater for their puppet show.
  1. theater
  2. show
  3. small
  4. built
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix MIS- means "wrong," so when you MISBEHAVE, you:
  1. behave in the wrong way
  2. break the rules
  3. follow the rules
  4. both A and B
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix IL- means not, so if you do something that is ILLEGAL, you:
  1. break the law
  2. follow the law
  3. make a new law
  4. throw out the law
Grade 5 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1c
Identify the verb in the following sentence:

The pants feel very itchy.
  1. itchy
  2. feel
Grade 5 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1
Choose the correct verb to fill in the blank.
My grandma and grandma                 to Florida every summer.
  1. go
  2. goes
  3. going
  4. goed
Grade 5 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1
Choose the correct verb to fill in the blank.
On the playground, the children                 on the swings.
  1. swing
  2. swings
  3. swinged
  4. swinging
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix COM- means "together with," so when you COMBINE things, you mix them.
  1. True
  2. False
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