Inferencing
Main Idea
Two-Part Directions
Three-Part Directions
Wh-Questions
100

Your sister was gone for three days on a snowboarding trip. You woke up and saw her sitting on the couch. Her leg was propped up and had a big pink cast on it. What happened?

She broke her leg/had an accident.

100

What is the picture mostly about?

A scientist doing research.

100

Find a pen, then write your name on a sticky note.

100

Stand up, hop two times, then take a bow.

100

What are three things you use to write?

A pen, a pencil, a marker, a crayon...

200

What's Mr. Bean thinking/feeling? How do you know that?

200

What is the picture mostly about?

People going down a slide.

200

After you tell me your favorite food, tell me your favorite color.

200

Point to the door, take a deep breath, and say a number.

200

It was Max's 10th birthday, and he was so excited. He had wanted a puppy since he was 5 years old, but his parents always said he had to wait until he turned 10. It was finally time!

Whose birthday was it?

Max's.

300

Take a guess. What do you think he'll do next?

Try to cheat, try to leave the test...
300

Which sentence has the main idea of this paragraph?

"There are lots of deer around here. The whole area is great country for hunters and fishermen. There are bears, mountain lions, and coyotes. To the east, there are streams full of trout, and there are ducks and geese."

The whole area is great country for hunters and fishermen.
300

Before you snap your fingers, point to the window.

300

Count the people in the room, pretend to tie your shoe, and then tap your finger on the table.

300

It was Max's 10th birthday, and he was so excited. He had wanted a puppy since he was 5 years old, but his parents always said he had to wait until he turned 10. It was finally time!

Why did Max get a puppy?

400

Why did Mr. Bean probably get upset at what the teacher said?

Because he was copying off the wrong test.

400

Which sentence has the main idea?

"Penicillin is one of the greatest wonder medicines. It has saved thosuands of lives already and will save many more in the future. Unfortunately, it has no effect at all on most diseases of mankind."

The first sentence - "Penicillin is one of the greatest wonder medicines"

400

If today's date is an odd number, count to five. If today's date is an even number, count backwards from ten.

(Today's date is an odd number).

400

Clap three times, pretend to drive a car, and give me a high-five.

400

Today is the big day! Monica's team is in the basketball playoffs. They get to compete against the best team in the state - the Rockets.

The girls on Monica's team have been practicing for months. They meet every day after school to practice shooting free throws. They also do drills to work on dribbling and passing - all the skills they need to win tonight's game.

Who is Monica's team playing against?

500

"I am dried and preserved, and all wrapped up. I come from Egypt. I was alive thousands of years ago." What am I?

A mummy.

500

What's the main idea of the paragraph?

Julie has so much homework to do. She has to read twenty pages out of her social studies book. She has to do ten pages of math homework. She also has to write an essay. She doesn't know how she'll get it all done!

Julie is busy/has a lot of homework.

500

Before you tell me something that is red, pretend to comb your hair.

500

While giving me a thumbs up, count to ten. Then, pretend to wash your face.

500

Today is the big day! Monica's team is in the basketball playoffs. They get to compete against the best team in the state - the Rockets.

The girls on Monica's team have been practicing for months. They meet every day after school to practice shooting free throws. They also do drills to work on dribbling and passing - all the skills they need to win tonight's game.

Why did Monica's team do drills?

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