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Third Grade (Grade 3) Vocabulary Questions

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Grade 3 Context Clues
Jordan had a splendid idea to make slime for her cousin's birthday.
What is the meaning of the word splendid?
  1. to make slime
  2. to have a great idea
  3. very good or excellent
Grade 3 Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1g
The suffix -est means the most and the suffix -er can mean more. Which word means someone who has lived longer than me?
  1. old
  2. older
  3. oldest
  4. ancient
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
Which of these prefixes means AGAIN?
  1. un
  2. dis
  3. im
  4. re
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4b
Which word below contains a prefix?
  1. uncle
  2. unhappy
  3. under
  4. understand
Grade 3 Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1g
Read this sentence.

The mouse is the [small] animal.

Which suffix would make this sentence true?
  1. -est
  2. -ing
  3. -er
  4. -ed
Grade 3 Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
What is the new meaning of "hope" when the suffix -less is added to create the word hopeless?
  1. one who hopes
  2. full of hope
  3. without hope
  4. in a hoping way
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4b
What does the prefix BI- mean in BICYCLE?
  1. two
  2. one
  3. not
  4. round
Grade 3 Fill in the Blank Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.3.3
Choose the correct verb to fill in the blank.

The girl                 the ball.
  1. threw
  2. did
  3. can
  4. white
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
Knowing the meaning of the prefix un- helps the reader know that unclean means:
  1. to clean before
  2. to clean again
  3. not clean
  4. in a clean way
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
Knowing the meaning of the prefix re- helps the reader know that reuse means:
  1. to use the most
  2. to use again
  3. to use before
  4. did use
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
Knowing the meaning of the prefix pre- helps you know that prepay means:
  1. to pay again
  2. to pay before
  3. to pay now
  4. not pay
Grade 3 Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4b
What does the suffix "less" mean in careless?
  1. full of
  2. able to
  3. without
  4. one who
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4b
What does reread mean?
  1. read before
  2. read again
  3. read wrong
  4. not read
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
Knowing the meaning of the prefix pre- helps you know that precut means:
  1. to cut now
  2. someone who cuts
  3. to cut before
  4. to cut again
Grade 3 Context Clues
Jassy yanked the weeds out of the garden by hand.
What is the meaning of the word yanked?
  1. to work in a garden
  2. to be pulled with a sudden motion
  3. to plant flowers
Grade 3 Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
What is the meaning of swimming in this sentence?
We are swimming in the river.
  1. swimming is happening now
  2. one who swims
  3. swimming already happened
  4. swimming will happen tomorrow
Grade 3 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
When you do not agree with someone, you
  1. disagree.
  2. preagree.
  3. reagree.
  4. unagree.
Grade 3 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4b
If you want to say something is not possible, you would say that it is
  1. repossible.
  2. possibler.
  3. impossible.
  4. prepossible.
Grade 3 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4, L.3.4c
What root word is present in the words reread, readable, and reading?
  1. re
  2. read
  3. able
  4. ing
Grade 3 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.3.4b
When you do not listen to your parents, you
  1. obey.
  2. disobey.
  3. reobey.
  4. preobey.
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