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Even though this basketball player has one arm, they displayed unique abilities, getting them to play on a college basketball team.

Who is Zach Hodskins?

100

This is the place where the famous black female pilot had to go to get her pilot's license.

Where is Paris, France?

100

This text structure states a problem and poses a possible solution.

What is problem and solution?

100

My dog is called Buttons, and he learns new tricks really quickly. When I say “Hands”, he will give me one of his front paws. He can even walk on two legs when I tell him to. It only took me three days to teach him these tricks. I don’t think other dogs can learn as quickly as Buttons. He is the best. 

What is the main idea of this passage?

a. My dog is not clever.

b. My dog is the smartest dog.

c. I wish I can be a good dog trainer.

B. My dog is the smartest dog.

100

This "sea creature" lives in a pineapple under the sea.

Who is Spongebob Squarepants?

200

The first black female to get their pilot's license.

Who is Bessie Coleman?

200

This is where the walker's journey started.

Where is Siberia, Russia?
200

This text structure provides a detailed description of a topic.

What is description?

200

Homemade pizza is a delicious and easy meal to make at home. First, make the dough from flour, water, and yeast. You shape the dough into a crust when it is ready. After that, start building your pizza by adding the tomato sauce. Next, add any toppings you like, and cover those with cheese. The last step is to bake it in the oven. The length of time depends on how thick you made the crust. After a short time, the kitchen begins to smell delicious! 


What is the main idea of the passage?

a. Pizza dough is made from flour. 

b. How to make homemade pizza. 

c. Pizza is easy to make. 

d. Pizza makes the kitchen smell delicious.

B. How to make homemade pizza.

200

The acronym "smh" stands for this common phrase.

What is "shaking my head"?

300

This person created an all-black Lifesaving team when white surfman refused to work with them.

Who is Richard Etheridge?

300

This is where the walker's journey ended.

Where is Australia?

300

This text structure illustrates the similarities and differences between two or more things.

What is compare and contrast?

300

For hopeful professional football players, the prospect of being drafted can seem overwhelming because the odds are often against them. One way for players to stand out is to be in top physical condition. Potential football players have to be able to show coaches their power and abilities. Athletes have to show how strong and fast they are and should be able to show coaches and scouts the ways they can take advantage of their size. Opportunities for athletes to showcase their abilities include the 40-yard dash and the vertical jump. The vertical jump requires players to jump from a standing position and some top athletes can jump over 40 inches. 

What is the main idea of this passage?

a. It is difficult to become a professional football player. 

b. The vertical jump is a challenging task that involves jumping after standing still. 

c. Hopeful football players have to be in peak physical shape.

C. Hopeful football players have to be in peak physical shape.

300

This artist sings the popular Tik Tok song, "Say So."

Who is Doja Cat?

400

This person walked, on their own, across the world.

Who is Sarah Marquis?

400

The place where the U.S. Lifesaving Service was stationed.

Where is Outer Banks/North Carolina/Pea Island?

400

This text is written in the order that the events occur.

What is sequence or chronological?

400

When the internet first became popular in the United States, Wi-Fi was not an option. Computers all across the country used phone lines to connect to the internet, which was known as dial-up internet. In hindsight, there were lots of problems with dial-up internet, but at the time it was the only option many people had to access the internet. Dial-up internet required an open phone line, so if someone’s parents were on the phone, then getting on the internet to do homework would have to wait. When someone called, the internet connection was often lost. Once internet service became popular, a lot of people had trouble connecting and would have to wait to log on to the internet. While there were many drawbacks to dial-up internet, the benefits outweighed them at the time. 

What is the main idea of the passage?

a. Wireless internet is popular today. 

b. Dial-up internet had its flaws, but was still useful.

c. There were many downsides to dial-up internet. 

C. There were many downsides to dial-up internet.

400

This superhero was able to pick up Thor's hammer in Endgame.

Who is Captain America?

500

These are the brothers that invented the plane.

Who are the Wright brothers?

500

This is the college that the basketball player ended up playing for after high school.

Where is the University of Florida?

500

This type of structure explains what happens as a result of an action.

What is cause and effect?

500

Daylight saving time is observed in many different places throughout the world including the United States, Canada, Australia, and many countries in Europe. Countries began temporarily switching to daylight saving time during World War I and World War II. The rationale behind the move was that people would use less resources such as coal, if it stayed lighter outside later in the day. In the United States, the permanent adoption of daylight saving time occurred in 1966, but not every state participates. The actual resource saving benefits of the time change are inconclusive, but many people do enjoy the extra daylight after work or school. 

What is the main idea of the passage?

a. Daylight saving time is used in many places.

b. Daylight saving time was popular when it started.

 c. In the United States, daylight saving time began in 1966.

A. Daylight saving time is used in many places.

500

This is the name of the alternate dimension in Netflix's show, The Stranger Things.

What is the Upside Down?

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