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Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RL.3.2
A summary is another way to describe what happened in a story. Which choice summarizes the story?
  1. Four bunnies went into Mr. McGregor's garden and only one came out alive.
  2. Mr. McGregor invited Peter to his garden, but it turned out to be a terrible trick.
  3. Peter's mother told the bunnies the story of when their father went to Mr. McGregor's garden. It did not have a happy ending.
  4. Peter did not listen to his mother and went to Mr. McGregor's garden. He faced some trouble and became very sick.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RL.3.2
A summary is another way to describe what happened in a story. Which choice summarizes the story?
  1. Mr. McGregor invited Peter to his garden, but it turned out to be a terrible trick.
  2. Peter's mother told the bunnies the story of when their father went to Mr. McGregor's garden.
  3. Four bunnies went into Mr. McGregor's garden and only one came out alive.
  4. Peter did not listen to his mother and went to Mr. McGregor's garden. He faced some trouble and became very sick.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did Santa say to the speaker while he was inside the house?
  1. "Ho, Ho, Ho!"
  2. "Merry Christmas to All!"
  3. "Thank you for the cookies."
  4. Nothing
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
The feeling of the poem is:
  1. sad
  2. crazy
  3. joyful
  4. disappointed
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Santa winked at the speaker in the poem. This showed him that Santa
  1. was someone he should be afraid of.
  2. needed his help delivering presents.
  3. did not know where he was.
  4. was not a scary person.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Peter hid in the tool shed, but Mr. McGregor found him. What caused Mr. McGregor to find him?
  1. Peter laughed.
  2. Peter sneezed.
  3. The cat showed him.
  4. The cat meowed at him.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Who is speaking in the poem?
  1. Ma
  2. Pa
  3. Santa
  4. A child
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why were the stockings hung by the chimney?
  1. for Santa to fill
  2. for holding the fruit
  3. to dry after they got wet
  4. to make the house look pretty
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1
Peter jumped out of the window to get away from Mr. McGregor. Which detail from the story shows how Peter felt after this?
  1. Peter started to cry.
  2. Peter ignored the cat by the pond.
  3. Peter heard the scritch scratch of a hoe.
  4. Peter turned and stuck out his tongue at Mr. McGregor.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
The names Santa called out were
  1. the names of elves
  2. the names of his reindeer
  3. the names of the children
  4. the names of famous singers
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)

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What happened to the billy goats at the end of the story?
  1. They became fat.
  2. They disappeared.
  3. They fell into the water.
  4. They decided to stay home.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did the words "bowlful of jelly" describe?
  1. the food sitting on the dining room table
  2. the wrapping paper on the presents
  3. the way Santa's belly moved
  4. the way the sleigh moved
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RL.3.2
A moral is a lesson a story teaches about life. Which choice shows a moral from this story?
  1. Never eat your vegetables
  2. Always listen to your mother
  3. Stay away from large vegetable gardens
  4. Boys who are bad do not get special treats
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.3.1
What did Mr. McGregor do with Peter's jacket and shoes?
  1. He burnt them up.
  2. He to Peter's mother.
  3. He threw them away.
  4. He made a scarecrow.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
What was wrong with Peter when he got home?
  1. He could not find his hat.
  2. He was punished and put in time out.
  3. He was very tired and did not feel well.
  4. He realized he forgot to get blackberries.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
As Peter ran from Mr. McGregor, he:
  1. lost his shoes.
  2. ate more vegetables.
  3. looked for his father.
  4. called for his mother.
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