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Third Grade (Grade 3) Literature Questions

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Grade 3 Nature and Science (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.3.2

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What is the main idea of the story?
  1. Polar bears like to have fun in the Arctic.
  2. White fur makes it easy for polar bears to hide.
  3. Climate change has made life hard for polar bears.
  4. Mama and baby polar bears hibernate in the winter.
Grade 3 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Why are Charlie's grandparents' stories important?
  1. They are true.
  2. They make the room happy.
  3. They cause the grandparents to feel young.
  4. They help Charlie to get into the chocolate factory.
Grade 3 Nature and Science (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.3.3

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Why can't Uffo get to their destination?
  1. He cannot swim that far.
  2. He wants to play all of the time.
  3. He has to stay and wait for his mother.
  4. He is scared of the boat that passes by.
Grade 3 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
How many days did Charlie have to prepare for the visit to the factory?
  1. less than one
  2. two
  3. a week
  4. thirty
Grade 3 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
According to the ticket, what would happen after the tour?
  1. Charlie would stay at the factory.
  2. Charlie would receive a large check.
  3. A procession of trucks would follow Charlie home.
  4. A worker would come to Charlie's house to take him to the factory.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)

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What caused Suzy to be upset?
  1. Her friends were mean to her.
  2. She thought she might not be smart.
  3. She had a difficult time making friends.
  4. Her teacher gave her a bad grade on her report card.
Grade 3 Charlotte's Web
Who did Fern ride the Ferris Wheel with?
  1. Avery Arable
  2. Mr. Zuckerman
  3. Henry Fussy
  4. Lurvy
Grade 3 Poetry
When a poem is divided into groups of lines, these are called          stanzas          .
Grade 3 Poetry
Poetry                                            
  1. manages to say a lot with just a few words.
  2. is intended to be read aloud.
  3. is personal and can be about anything.
  4. all of the above
Grade 3 Autobiography and Biography
Your teacher is reading to you out of a book with the title, "The Life of Rosa Parks", written by John Smith. She asks if the book is a biography or an autobiography. Which one is it?
  1. an Autobiography
  2. a Biography
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What was the penguin show called?
  1. Popper's Ten Penguins
  2. Popper's Pink-toed Penguins
  3. Popper's Performing Penguins
  4. Plenty of Performing Penguins
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Who was Mr. Greenbaum?
  1. a man who liked penguins
  2. the police officer in the town
  3. a man who owned a lot of theaters
  4. the man who sent the penguins to Mr. Popper
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 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Mrs. Popper wanted her icebox back. What was Mr. Popper's solution?
  1. He would buy another icebox.
  2. He would put the penguins outside.
  3. He would keep the penguins inside and open the windows.
  4. He would ask Admiral Drake to send him a pile of snow from the South Pole.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
How did Captain Cook feel about Greta?
  1. He thought she was mean.
  2. He disliked the sounds she made.
  3. He was very happy she had come.
  4. He wanted even more penguins to visit.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
How much did the Poppers earn each week?
  1. $100
  2. $500
  3. $5000
  4. $10000
Grade 3 Because of Winn-Dixie
"I could feel her listening with all her heart, and it felt good."

What type of figurative language is used?
  1. idiom
  2. simile
  3. alliteration
  4. metaphor
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What did Captain Cook make in the icebox?
  1. a mess
  2. a rookery
  3. a bed to sleep in
  4. a present for Mrs. Popper
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What did the curator of the aquarium think was wrong with Captain Cook?
  1. He was hot.
  2. He was lonely.
  3. He was pregnant.
  4. He was sick with the flu.
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Santa sprang to his sleigh. Another word for sprang is:
  1. danced
  2. jumped
  3. called
  4. slid
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