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Third Grade (Grade 3) Parts of Speech Questions

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Grade 3 Adjectives CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1g
Choose the best adjective to fill in the blank.
The eagle was                 than the bluebird.
  1. big
  2. bigger
  3. biggest
  4. most big
Grade 3 Adjectives
Thomas likes to play basketball,               plays it very well.
  1. it
  2. they
  3. he
  4. we
Grade 3 Nouns
Read the sentence and answer the question.

Which word is the proper noun?

Uncle Dale cooked the fish on the grill.
  1. Uncle Dale
  2. fish
  3. cooked
Grade 3 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1a
What is the linking verb in the following sentence?
               
They were important in the local government.
  1. they
  2. local
  3. government
  4. were
Grade 3 Pronouns
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun.

Read each sentence below, choose the word that will take the place of the noun or nouns

Bryan and Anna had their first skating lesson on Tuesday.
  1. We
  2. Them
  3. They
Grade 3 Nouns
A common noun can be a person, place, or thing.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Nouns
A proper noun is a noun that names a specific person, place, or thing. Proper nouns are capitalized to show that they are important.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1a
What is the linking verb in the following sentence?

The Olympic Games were the most important and popular.
  1. were
  2. most
  3. games
  4. popular
Grade 3 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1a
What word in the following sentence is the main verb?
               
Both families must have enjoyed the wedding feast.
  1. must
  2. have
  3. wedding
  4. enjoyed
Grade 3 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1a
Perhaps he should not have volunteered for the spy mission.

What are the HELPING VERBS in this sentence?
  1. have volunteered
  2. should
  3. should not have
  4. should have
Grade 3 Nouns
Read the sentence and answer the question.

Which word is the proper noun?

Kris and I put on our life jackets.
  1. jackets
  2. Kris
  3. I
Grade 3 Nouns
Read the sentence and then answer the question.

Which word is the common noun?

Patches jumped into the rowboat.
  1. Patches
  2. jumped
  3. rowboat
Grade 3 Nouns
Read the sentence and answer the question.

Which word is the common noun?

Mom made some coleslaw.
  1. made
  2. coleslaw
  3. Mom
Grade 3 Verbs
Which verb best completes the sentence?

The girl                 her dog last night.
  1. walking
  2. walk
  3. will walk
  4. walked
Grade 3 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1a
Which is an example of a helping verb?
  1. walk
  2. run
  3. will
  4. talk
Grade 3 Pronouns
Select the correct pronoun to complete this sentence.
Neither the students nor the teachers wanted                 day off to be canceled.
  1. his or her
  2. their
  3. he or she
  4. we
Grade 3 Adjectives CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.3.2
Dorrie felt like the sillyer person in the world.

Choose the BEST way to correct the sentence.
  1. Dorrie felt like the sillyest person in the world.
  2. Dorrie felt like the silliest person in the world.
  3. Dorrie felt like the most silliest person in the world.
  4. Best as it is
Grade 3 Pronouns CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1f
Which subject BEST completes the following sentence?

                gives a talk about fire safety at home and at school.
  1. I
  2. He
  3. They
  4. Their
Grade 3 Prepositions
Choose the correct answer.

The garden is UNDER the house
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Pronouns CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1f
Which word should replace him in the sentence?

Him enjoys playing baseball.
  1. Her
  2. She
  3. He
  4. Them
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