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Third Grade (Grade 3) Sequence of Events Questions

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Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: RI.3.1
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: 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: RL.3.1
Hickory, dickory, dock!
The mouse ran up the clock;
The clock struck one,
And down he ran,
Hickory, dickory, dock!

What happened AFTER the clock stuck one?
  1. The mouse was asleep in the clock.
  2. The mouse ran down the clock.
  3. The mouse sang
  4. The clock stopped ticking.
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: 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.
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