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Third Grade (Grade 3) Reading Strategies Questions

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Grade 3 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.3.1

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Before Groundhog Day, people celebrated which holiday?
  1. Spring Day
  2. Candlemas Day
  3. Shadow Day
  4. Punxsutawney Phil Day
Grade 3 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.3.1

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Which word best describes how Groundhog Day became a tradition?
  1. legend
  2. hoax
  3. anticipation
  4. forecast
Grade 3 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
If a student got 100% on his work, what could you infer?
  1. He listened and studied.
  2. He didn't come to school that day.
  3. He didn't listen in class.
  4. He copied off of his neighbor.
Grade 3 Story Elements
Who are the people who perform in a play?
  1. the author
  2. an audience member
  3. the setting
  4. the actors
Grade 3 Fiction Elements
Which word means "the big idea" or "central message" of a text?
  1. moral
  2. lesson
  3. theme
  4. main idea
Grade 3 Fact and Opinion
Orange soda tastes better than Sprite.
  1. Fact
  2. Opinion
Grade 3 Author's Purpose
When writing to                an author's goal is to share information that is typically real and factual.
  1. entertain
  2. persuade
  3. inform
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Which word refers to the order of ideas or events in a story?
  1. theme
  2. sequence
  3. setting
  4. plot
Grade 3 Story Elements
Where a story takes place is called the                .
  1. character
  2. conflict
  3. setting
  4. action
Grade 3 Simile
"You are as slow as molasses in January."

What does this phrase mean?
  1. You are moving very fast.
  2. You are moving quietly.
  3. You are making a lot of noise as you move about.
  4. You are moving around very slowly.
Grade 3 Main Idea
Benjamin Franklin grew up in Boston. He worked in his brother's print shop for four years, from 1718 to 1722. He quit school and started working when he was only 12 years old. In a way, working as a printer was almost as good as going to school. Ben read a lot and learned a lot. Ben was smarter than his brother and he was a better printer, too. Ben's brother wanted him to work for him until Ben was 21, but Ben had other ideas. He ran away to Philadelphia when he was 17.

What is the main idea?
  1. Benjamin Franklin grew up in Boston.
  2. Benjamin Franklin had a job in a printing press that helped him learn a lot of things.
  3. Benjamin Franklin was smarter than his brother.
Grade 3 Story Elements
Which word means a person in a story or play?
  1. author
  2. person
  3. character
  4. dialogue
Grade 3 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Which word describes the events that tell what the story is about?
  1. plot
  2. setting
  3. resolution
  4. beginning
Grade 3 Story Elements
Another word for conflict in a story is                .
  1. problem
  2. ending
  3. character
  4. resolution
Grade 3 Sequence of Events CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.3.5
Which choice refers to the sequencing of events by time?
  1. setting
  2. topic
  3. plot
  4. chronological order
Grade 3 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions

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What happened to Moon on the night that Shadow fell asleep?
  1. She disappeared.
  2. She became all black.
  3. She made a new friend.
  4. She fell asleep beside him.
Grade 3 Main Idea
Which word means to retell the main idea of a story?
  1. cause
  2. summarize
  3. effect
  4. theme
Grade 3 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Joe was very tired when he got home from school. He decided to take a nap. When he woke up the sun was shining. He could hear roosters crowing and smelled bacon cooking in the kitchen. He walked slowly into the kitchen and asked his mother, "What time is it?"

What time did he wake up?
  1. Noon
  2. Midnight
  3. 7:00 in the morning
  4. 7:00 in the evening
Grade 3 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.3.2
Every morning when I get up I eat breakfast, brush my teeth, comb my hair, get dressed and make my bed. After that, it is my job to feed the dog in the morning. Then, I can read or play until it is time to walk to school.

The main topic of this passage is:
  1. What time I eat breakfast
  2. How my brother helps me get ready for school
  3. My morning activities
  4. Riding the bus to school
Grade 3 Identifying Genre
Who are the people or animals in the play?
  1. the writers
  2. characters
  3. scenes
  4. the audience
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