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Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Which word refers to the order of ideas or events in a story?
  1. theme
  2. sequence
  3. setting
  4. plot
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Which choice refers to the sequencing of events by time?
  1. setting
  2. topic
  3. plot
  4. chronological order
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1
Janie helped her father roast hot dogs on the campfire. First, she put a hot dog on a long stick. Next, she held the stick so the hot dog was just above the fire. After a few minutes, she turned the hot dog over. Finally, she removed the hot dog from the fire and placed it in a bun.

What did Janie do after she held the hot dog above the fire?
  1. She removed the hot dog from the fire.
  2. She put a hot dog on a long stick.
  3. She turned the hot dog over.
  4. She placed it in a bun.
  5. She ate the hot dog.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events
What happened first in the sentence below?

Markell opened the classroom door, put his backpack up, and went to his seat.
  1. Markell went to the restroom.
  2. Markell put his backpack up.
  3. Markell opened the classroom door.
  4. Markell went to his seat.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.3.3
Larry and Susan rode their bikes to the library. After parking their bikes in a rack, they rushed inside to hear the librarian read a story. Next, they checked out some books and placed them in their book bags. Finally, they rode their bikes back home. What did they do just before riding home?
  1. They checked out some books.
  2. They put the books in their book bags.
  3. They parked their bikes.
  4. They read the books.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events
Read the sentences below. Decide what is the correct order of events. Choose the letter that shows the correct order of events.

1. I don't want pizza again for a long time.
2. I ate ten pieces of pizza.
3. Later that night, I got sick.
4. I felt very full.
  1. 4, 2, 3, 1
  2. 1, 2, 3, 4
  3. 2, 3, 4, 1
  4. 4, 1, 3, 2
Grade 3 Sequence of Events
What happened last in the sentence below?

Demi woke up, ate her breakfast, and went to school.
  1. Demi woke up.
  2. Demi went to school.
  3. Demi went to bed.
  4. Demi went to the playground.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1
What happened first in the sentence below?

My mother washed the dishes, dried them, and put them in the cabinet.
  1. My mother dried the dishes.
  2. My mother put the dishes on the stove.
  3. My mother washed the dishes.
  4. My mother put the dishes in the cabinet
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.3.3
What comes next?

I put my dog on a leash.
I walked my dog down the street.
My dog saw a squirrel.
  1. My dog started to sing
  2. It started to rain
  3. My dog barked at the squirrel
  4. My dog ate a bone
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.3.1

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Which alphabet was the first to have all 26 letters that we use today?
  1. The Phoenician alphabet
  2. The Greek alphabet
  3. The Latin alphabet
  4. Robert Cawdrey's alphabet
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1
What happened last in the sentence below?

James opened the car door, turned the key, and drove down the road.
  1. James drove home.
  2. James turned the key.
  3. James drove down the road.
  4. James opened the car door.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.3.5

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How is this passage organized?
  1. sequential order
  2. chronological order
  3. compare and contrast
  4. problem and solution
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.3.3

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When you cut open an onion, what happens first?
  1. Your eyes make more tears.
  2. The gas hits your tears.
  3. A gas is released from the onion.
  4. Sulfuric acid is made.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.3.3
Choose the answer that has the sentences in the correct order.

1. Next, we ate hot dogs.
2. Last week, we went to the fair.
3. Last, we rode the bumper cars.
4. First, we rode the roller coaster.
  1. 2,4,3,1
  2. 3,4,1,2
  3. 2,4,1,3
  4. 1,3,2,4
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.3.3
When you're up to bat in baseball, you have to do a lot of things. First, you have to grab your bat and run to the plate. Once you get to the plate, you have to line your feet up with the plate. Next, you do a bat check and re-adjust your feet. Then, you bring the bat up. Finally, you watch the ball out of the pitcher's hand and then swing away.

What happens immediately after you do a bat check?
  1. You bring up the bat.
  2. You grab your bat.
  3. You watch the ball out of the pitcher's hand.
  4. You re-adjust your feet.
  5. You swing away.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.3.3
Matt wrote about how to make a sandwich. What is the correct sequence for his sentences?
1 Finally, put your bread together and take a bite!
2 Next, peanut butter needs to be smoothly spread on the bread.
3 First, you need to get out two slices of bread.
4 Do you want to know how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich?
5 Then, spoon some jelly on top of your peanut butter.
  1. 3, 2, 5, 1, 4
  2. 1, 5, 2, 3, 4
  3. 3, 2, 5, 4, 1
  4. 4, 3, 2, 5, 1
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.3.3
1. They used a ladder to reach the cat.
2. Mom called the fire department.
3. My cat was stuck in a tall tree.

Put the sentences above in the right order.
  1. 2,1,3
  2. 1,2,3
  3. 3,2,1
  4. 2,3,1
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, RI.3.3

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What type of ball came after featheries?
  1. A guttie ball
  2. A patterned guttie ball
  3. A hollow ball fused together
  4. A leather ball stuffed with feathers
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.3.1
MAKING A BED
First, straighten the sheets,
Next, add the bedspread or comforter,
Then, put the pillow shams in place,
Finally, add decorative pillows.

What comes before you put the pillow shams in place?
  1. Adding decorative pillows.
  2. Straightening the sheets.
  3. Adding the bedspread or comforter.
  4. Adding the decorative pillows.
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