Inference
Author's Purpose
Main Idea
figurative language/ fact & opinion
context clues

100

The girl came back into the house, panting. "I ran as fast as I could and I yelled for the driver to wait for me! I even dropped my bookbag because i was running so fast!"
What is she missed the bus?

100

The book, The Tortoise and The Hare Is the purpose of the story to: a. tell a story b. describe different kinds of animals c. teach a lesson
What is to teach a lesson?

100

First, they heard monkeys. Then, they saw them. The monkeys were very noisy. The biggest animals were the elephants and the giraffes. The lions and tigers were the scariest. They laughed at the penguins and the seals. The class was on a field trip to the zoo! They were having a great time?
What is: The story is mostly about animals in the zoo?

100

The rain was blowing. The girl whispered to herself, "I hate rain!" The wind whistled as rain pattered on the sidewalk. It wa a very cold and rainy night. Which line makes something in nature seem human? a. The rain was blowing b. The girl whispered to herself c. The wind whistled as rain pattered on the sidewalk
What is c: the wind whistled as rain pattered on the sidewalk

100

The family was going on a trip. Mother said, "We will leave soon." We had to hurry. It was a hectic morning. We had many things to do. The word hectic means: a. quiet b. busy c. rainy
What is b: busy?

200

Roger heard a noise. It was a car coming down the street. Even though he was taking a nap, Roger just had to see who it was. He padded over to the fence. It wasn't a car. It was a truck! Maybe it was the workman he had met yesterday. In a flash, Roger scampered out of his year.
What is Roger is a neighborhood dog.

200

The purpose of the book, "Lighthouses, Beacons of the Past" is to: a. tell a story about a lighthouse b. explain how a lighthouse is built c. describe different kinds of lighthouses
What is to describe different kinds of lighthouses?

200

Shelly had a big math test tomorrow. She needed to study. She got out her math book. She found all of her homework. She was going to do all of the problems from it for practice. She got out some scrap paper. Now she was ready to study. This story is mostly about: a. how a girl did on her math test b. about a girl getting ready to study for a math test c. why you should study for math tests
What is b.- about a girl getting ready to study for a test?

200

On the last day of school, the teacher smiled to her class and said, "You are the best class I have ever had!" what is this sentence an example of? a. personification b. facts c. exaggeration d. character
What is exaggeration?

200

after the detective spent all day studying the facts, he uncovered an important clue! Which sentence uses uncover in the same way as the above passage? a. She uncovered the casserole for the last five minutes. b. her friends were afraid she would uncover the secret of her surprise birthday party!
What is b: her friends were afraid she would uncover the secret of her surprise birthday party!

300

Jody wheeled the cart out to teh car. she put the bags into the trunk. She drove home. She brought the bags into the house. She put the canned goods into the cupboar. The milk, butter, and eggs went into the refrigerator. All the bags were empty. Now, she could make dinner.
What is Jody went grocery shopping

300

What is the author's main purpose in writing "Drawing Animals?" a. to describe the way animals look b. to instruct how to draw animals c. to give facts about animals d. to tell a story about animals
What is to instruct how to draw animals?

300

Lions live in groups called "prides." The males are in charge of protecting the pride from danger. The females hunt for food and take care of the cubs. The main idea is: a. Lions live in prides b. male lions protect the pride. c. Female lions hunt for food.
What is a: Lions live in prides?

300

The music at the concert was wonderful. The violins sounded like angels gliding through the air. The passage compares the violins to: a. music b. angels c. air
What is b: angels

300

There was snow on the ground. A _____ wolf came out of the woods. He was thin and very weak. He hunted for food. He could not find any. The context shows the word that best fits in the blank space is: a. large b. gray c. hungry
What is c: hungry

400

Manuel wanted to take his motorcycle out for a ride. He grabbed his helmet. He tried to kick-start the bike. it wouldn't start. he tried again and again, but nothing happened. Then, he thought of his friend Juan. he would ask Juan to come over and take a look at the bike.
What is Juan knows how to fix motorcycles

400

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan writes a newspaper article titled, "The Best Football Team in The Nation." The purpose of this article is to: a. tell a story about his son who went to a Steelers game b. teach how to play football c. persuade or convince the reader that The Steelers are the best
What is to persuade or convince?

400

Tigers are a type of cat. But they are very different fom house cats. Cats make noises like purring and meowing. Tigers roar very loudly. Tigers would not make good pets. The main idea is: a. Tigers are different from house cats b. House cats purr c. tigers roar
What is a: Tigers are different from house cats?

400

Shel Silverstein is a famous poet. I think everyone can relate to his poetry a little bit. Is he line "I think everyone can relate to his poetry a little bit" a fact or opinion?
What is opinion?

400

There are many people in the city who sell things. Soem merchants sell food. Some sell clothes. I like the merchants who sell toys best. the word merchant means: a. people who sell things b. people who buy things c. people who throw things
What is a: people who sell things

500

Susie looked under the beds. She looked in the closets. Then she went outside. She started calling for Benny. There was no sign of him. Susie sat on the front porch and began to cry. She couldn't find her cat anywhere. Then, she heard a soft meow. There was Benny looking right at her.
What is Susies was sad her cat migt be lost

500

The author's purpose in writing the book, "George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard" is to: a. to give facts about peanuts b. to tell how to grow peanuts c. to convice the reader to eat peanuts d. to tell about the life of George Washington Carver?
What is to tell about the life of George Washington Carver?

500

Scott was getting ready for his mom's birthday. He made her a gift. he also decorated the house. he helped his dad frost the cake. Then Scott put candles on the cake. The main idea is: a. Scott makes a cake b. Scott gets ready for his mom's birthday c. Scott decoates the house
What is b: Scott gets ready for his mom's birthday?

500

It was a beautiful spring day. The sun was shinning. The birds were chirping. The flowers had awakened from their long winter's sleep! Which line makes something in nature appear human? a. The sun was shinning b. The birds were chirping c. The flowers had awakened from their long winter's sleep
What is c: The flowers had awakened from their long winter's sleep?

500

Sometimes people hurt animals. I think people should be tender and kind to animals. Most animals are nice. They do not hurt anyone. which word is a synonym for tender? a. mean b. loving c. angry
What is b: loving