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Third Grade (Grade 3) Revising and Editing Questions

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Grade 3 Revising and Editing
(1)I never thought it would happen to me. (2) Nevertheless, it did! (3)I saw a UFO! (4) I read lots and lots of books about UFOs, but my parents told me there was no such thing as aliens. (5)I looked out of the window and saw a big circle with ten lights. (6)A door opened, and a little green man came out.

Where should the following sentence be added to this paragraph?
“Then, late one night, as I was reading a book about UFOs in my room, I saw a bright light outside.”
  1. After sentence 1
  2. After sentence 2
  3. After sentence 4
  4. After sentence 5
Grade 3 Revising and Editing
“Whan he saw the werld, the duckling wentd to craul back into his shel. Their wer brite lights shining in his face. There were noysus like he’d nevur herd bee for. Pluz, he was cold, so cold.”

What does the writer need to focus on when editing this paragraph?

Make the necessary corrections to the paragraph.
  1. Spelling
  2. Pronouns
  3. Verbs
  4. Punctuation
Grade 3 Revising and Editing
As Hallie wrote, tears drips onto the paper in front of her. She misses her best friend, Alexandra so much. Alexandra move to California two months ago. Even though the two girls frequently talking on the phone and wrote letters to each other, it just wasn’t the same. Hallie still feels sad every time she had to tell Alexandra something in writing instead of in person. Today, Hallie felt especially sad writing Alexandra because the thing she has to told her was bad news. Hallie’s cat, Bells, had die. Both Alexandra and Hallie loving to play with Bells. Writing about life without Bells made all of Hallie’s sadness come back.

What does the writer need to focus on editing in this paragraph?

Make the necessary corrections to the paragraph.
  1. Spelling
  2. Pronouns
  3. Verbs
  4. Punctuation
Grade 3 Revising and Editing
(1)The neighbor went and got a hammer and some nails from his house. (2)He and the troll nailed the logs on top of the posts. (3)“Would you like to come into my house for some milk and cookies?” he asked his neighbor.

Where should the following sentence be added to this paragraph?
“When the fence was all finished, the troll smiled."
  1. After sentence 1
  2. After sentence 2
  3. After sentence 3
  4. Before sentence 1
Grade 3 Revising and Editing
(1)The troll was not happy. (2)He had been trying to build a fence around his home for days, but it kept falling over. (3)You see, the troll didn’t like anyone. (4)He wanted to build a fence so none of his neighbors could visit him. (5) He dug holes in the ground and put the posts in them. (6) Then he laid long logs on top of the posts, but the logs kept falling down.

Where should the following sentence be added to this paragraph?
“He cut down many trees, and then he cut these large trees into posts for his fence.”
  1. After sentence 3
  2. After sentence 4
  3. After sentence 5
  4. After sentence 6
Grade 3 Revising and Editing
Fauntleroy wanted to be as ferocious dragon like his father? He had learned from an early age that dragons were meant to destroy things!

“If you see a village, burn it down with your fiery breath; son:” Fauntleroy’s father always told him

One day while he was playing in the forest. A little girl came along.
“What a cute little dragon?” she said. “Do you want to be my friend.”
“Sure.” said Fauntleroy immediately forgetting everything his father told him about befriending people!

What does the writer need to focus on editing this paragraph?

Make the necessary corrections to the paragraph.
  1. Spelling
  2. Pronouns
  3. Subject-verb agreement
  4. Punctuation
Grade 3 Revising and Editing
Alex and his mom write many letteres.

What change, if any, should be made to the sentence?
  1. Change letteres to letteries
  2. Change letteres to letters
  3. Change letteres to letter's
  4. Make no change
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