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Third Grade (Grade 3) Vocabulary Questions

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Grade 3 Context Clues
What is the meaning of the word subjects in the sentence below?

There are many subjects taught at school each day, such as math, reading, and science.
  1. school
  2. test grades
  3. areas of study
  4. homework assignments
Grade 3 Fill in the Blank Vocabulary
Which word best completes the sentence?

Tina                 how to multiply last year.
  1. learned
  2. learning
  3. learn
  4. will learn
Grade 3 Defining Words
a warm bed covering made of padding
  1. fireworks
  2. quilt
  3. atom bomb
  4. memorial
Grade 3 Prefixes
What does the prefix "re" mean in the word reread?
  1. up
  2. down
  3. again
  4. stop
Grade 3 Fill in the Blank Vocabulary
When you                , you draw conclusions about something by using gathered data or previous knowledge.
  1. inquiry
  2. infer
  3. compare
  4. predict
Grade 3 STEM Words
Erosion
  1. the process that breaks things down
  2. what happens when you eat too much candy
  3. an energy drink with lots of caffeine
  4. the center of an earthquake or volcano
Grade 3 Synonyms
Big and huge are:
  1. synonyms
  2. antonyms
Grade 3 Defining Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4
something an author did in the past
  1. grew
  2. continued
  3. wrote
  4. shouted
Grade 3 Prefixes and Suffixes
Which word means full of peace?
  1. peaceful
  2. peaceless
  3. peacely
  4. peacer
Grade 3 Seasonal Words
Which word is the name of a season?
  1. Fall
  2. Jump
  3. Run
Grade 3 Defining Words
The meaning of "preheat" is:
  1. to heat before
  2. to heat again
  3. to not heat
  4. the opposite of heat
Grade 3 Days, Weeks, and Months
Choose the word that is spelled correctly.
  1. november
  2. November
  3. novmber
Grade 3 Seasonal Words CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.3.5
Which group of words are BEST for writing a paragraph about weather?
  1. rain, snow, and cold
  2. cherries, eggs, and juice
  3. table, chair, and dishes
  4. cats, pigs, and tree
Grade 3 Fill in the Blank Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4
The cat                 up the tree to escape the dog.
  1. climbed
  2. shouted
  3. grew
  4. continued
Grade 3 Special Occasion Words
Choose the word that is spelled correctly.
  1. native american
  2. Native American
  3. Native american
Grade 3 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4c
In the word jumped, jump is called the                ?
  1. suffix
  2. base word
  3. prefix
  4. action verb
Grade 3 Root Words
Which of the following is a base word?
  1. un
  2. dis
  3. unhappy
  4. happy
Grade 3 People and Places
Choose the word that is spelled correctly.
  1. famly
  2. famaly
  3. family
Grade 3 Defining Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4
having less than anyone or anything else
  1. joined
  2. least
  3. cents
  4. most
Grade 3 Defining Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4
a system of rules in a country or community
  1. equal
  2. law
  3. symbols
  4. statement
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