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Common Core Standard RI.2.2 Questions

Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

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Grade 2 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.2.2

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What is the main idea of the passage?
  1. Treehouses make good play areas for kids.
  2. Treehouses can make special and unique houses.
  3. Treehouses are really hard to build and maintain.
  4. Treehouses are too small for adults to live in.
Grade 2 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.2.2

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What is the main idea of this passage?
  1. Sharks are very dangerous and should be avoided.
  2. Sharks do not pose any danger to humans.
  3. Sharks are not as dangerous as people think, but still require caution.
  4. Sharks spend their time looking for food around beaches and in the ocean.
Grade 2 People (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.10, RI.2.2, RI.2.10
Once you start yawning, it's hard to stop.

People        yawn        for many reasons. They yawn when they wake up. They yawn when they go to sleep. They yawn        when        they are bored. They yawn when their ears are plugged up. They yawn when they see other yawns.

Humans aren't the only             creatures             that yawn. Dogs yawn. Cats yawn. Even birds yawn. Fish yawn       too      . Humans can even yawn when they're still in the womb.

What is a yawn? It's a            movement            of the muscles in your chest, mouth, and throat. Yawning helps wet tiny air sacs in your         lungs        .

People can't yawn on command. When they feel a yawn          coming          on, it's really hard to stop it. Scientists aren't sure why people yawn. Hippocrates was an ancient             scientist            . He thought yawning was a way to remove bad air from the lungs. In the 17th century other scientists studied yawning. They thought yawning increased your         heart         rate. They also thought it helped the level of oxygen in the blood. Today, scientists think yawning has to do with changing states. You yawn when you go from awake to asleep. You yawn when you go from asleep to         awake        . You also may yawn to go from alert to bored.

One thing is for certain - yawning is contagious. When you see someone yawn, your         brain         tells you to yawn too. It's a way to help you feel what others are feeling.
Grade 2 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.2.2
Grade 2 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.2.2

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Why did the author write this passage?
  1. To describe a Loch Ness monster sighting
  2. To share the legend of the Loch Ness monster
  3. To scare people who head to Loch Ness
  4. To explain the silliness of the Loch Ness myth
Grade 2 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.2.2

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What is the main idea of the passage?
  1. A director plays the same role as an actor.
  2. A director makes some of the decisions on a movie set.
  3. A director works on a movie from start to finish.
  4. A director is not required to make a movie.

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