Cause and Effect
Context Clues
Inference
Prediction
Main Ideas

### 100

The reason something happens
What is the Cause?

### 100

Using Context Clues tell me the definition of the word dispute in the sentence below: Brea and Elizabeth are having a dispute over which radio station to play at work.
What is an argument or disagreement?

### 100

The tow truck took the car into the mechanic's garage. The owner of the car followed. The mechanic used his equipment to lift the car. "What do you think happened to the tire?" the man asked. In response, the mechanic held up a nail. "Oh," the man said. "I see." How did the tire go flat?
What is The tire went flat because the man had driven over a nail.

### 100

Make a Prediction about what is happening. The storm began suddenly. The lightening lit up the sky and the thunder roared loudly. The electricity was blinking on and off quickly.
What is a thunder storm.

### 100

State the Main Idea: Different rocks are used in different ways. The way a rock is used depends on its color, feel, shine and hardness. For example, some rocks, such as granite and marble, are both hard and beautiful. They are used for buildings and monuments. Another type of rocks, graphite is soft and dark. It is used in lead pencils.
What is different rocks are used in different ways.

### 200

The result of something happening after an event occurs
What is the Effect?

### 200

Using Context Clues tell me the definition of the word saturated in the sentence below: The saturated, dripping dog ran in the house after swimming in the lake.
What is wet?

### 200

I can swim in the water Or jump in the air, No one can catch me, No one would dare I hop with webbed feet, To my very own beat, I eat flies from the sky, Whem my tongue swings up high, Who Am I?
What is a frog?

### 200

Patty practiced her spelling words every night. She did her spelling homework each night also. Predict what will happen when she takes a test.
What is Patty will do well on her test

### 200

Give the main idea of the passage: The peanut is a humble plant with hundreds of functions. Most peanuts are roasted in their shells and lightly salted. About half the peanuts eaten in the United States are ground into a thick paste called peanut butter. The rich oil made from peanuts is good for frying foods and is used for oiling machines and making soaps and paint. Even peanut shells are used to make plastics and to fertilize soil.
What is the many uses of peanuts.

### 300

Steven Brown is in the 6th grade at Taylor County Middle School. He is an intelligent student, but one night Steven stayed up too late and he knew he had a test the next day. When he took his test at school he failed it. give me the cause of Steven failing his test.
What is he stayed up too late.

### 300

Using Context Clues tell me the definition of the word sustain in the sentence below: Lakes occupy less the two percent of the Earth's surface , yet they help to sustain life. For instance, lakes give us fish to eat, irrigate crops and generate electrical power.
What is to prolong, To keep in existence; maintain?

### 300

Josh woke up early on Sunday morning and looked outside the window. The sun was out and it was hot. His dad called to him and said, "It is a perfect day, don't forget to bring a towel!" Where were Josh and his dad going?
What is the beach?

### 300

Brianna woke up at 7:00 in the morning. She went to brush her teeth.Then she got dressed. She went downstairs to eat breakfast. Then she grabbed her bag,and went out the door. Where do you predict that she is going?
What is to school.

### 300

Give the Main Idea of the passage: Helen and Ann were best friends. They liked to do many activities together. In the summer, they both like to go swimming in the ocean and to build sandcastles. In the winter they went ice-skating on the pond by their school. Their favorite thing to do together was to ride horses in the meadow near their homes.
What is Helen and Ann like to do the same things.

### 400

Tammy was in her backyard climbing a tree. She climbed to the middle part of the tree. Before she knew what had happened, bees were swarming all around and over her. Tammy let out a blood curdling yell. Tell me the effect of Tammy hitting the nest.
What is Bees stung her

### 400

Using Context Clues tell me the definition of the word pioneered in the sentence below: The ancient Greeks pioneered many kinds of writing we consider standard today. They wrote speeches , plays, poems, books about science and learning, long histories of things that happened then.
What is to originate or take part in the development of

### 400

"Fire!", I yelled. "There's a fire in the bathroom" I screamed. After a moment I thought to myself, Why wasn't anyone answering me? or coming out of there class rooms?. So I yelled again "Fire,Fire!". Still no answer. I decided to get help but when I tried to run it felt like I was going so slow. The doors to all the classrooms where moving further away. All of a sudden I heard an alarm going off. Infer what the person is doing
What is dreaming

### 400

Ashanti had worked in the garden all day with her mother. They had started early in the morning while it was still cool. By the end of the day, Ashanti was covered in dirt. Predict what Ashanti will do next
What is clean up/ Take a shower.

### 400

State the Main Idea of the passage: It takes more than food to make babies grow up to be healthy and happy. If babies are not patted and hugged, they grow more slowly and are less healthy. Also they will not be as smart or happy when they become adults. Many studies show that love is the most important thing in children's lives.
What is children need love to grow up healthy

### 500

Shawn Falco is the quarterback for the Washington Wantabees. He is a great quarterback. January 1, 2002 the Wantabees played against the Milwaukee Willabees. The Wantabees were losing 10 to 14. It was 4th down and 3 yards to go with 4 seconds left on the clock. Shawn hiked the ball but he dropped it and his team was unable to score. Give me the effect of Shawn dropping the ball.
What is The Wantabees lost the game.

### 500

Using Context Clues tell me the definition of the word thrive in the sentence below: Bats that eat fruit and nectar spread seeds and help flowers grow. Without bats many important plants would not thrive.
What is to flourish

### 500

The shelves were piled high with boxes of every size and shape. Each group had a different picture and different bright colors. There were so many people - men and women, mothers with little children, teenagers putting more boxes on the shelves. Some of the people were talking together as they chose the boxes and cans that they wanted. Jeff was having a hard time remembering which one to buy. He knew that Tooli wouldn't be happy if he brought home the wrong brand! Where was Jeff?
What is the grocery store

### 500

Tami loved biking. She had biked in all kinds of weather. She had been planning this bike trip for weeks. Today was going to be great. She woke up early and looked out the window. It was raining! Predict what Tami will do
What is Tami will go on the bike trip anyway

### 500

The people of ancient Egypt created an advanced civilization. More than 6,000 years ago, they developed a calendar with 360 days divided into 12 months. The people made paper and learned how to write. They also built huge monuments with machines they invented. The main idea of this passage is:
What is the creation of an advanced civilization in Egypt