Antonym/Synonym
Cause/Effect
Context Clues
Reading Passage Questions
Fact/Opinion
100
Beautiful / Ugly
What is antonyms?
100
Tim forgot his math textbook, so he was unable to complete his homework. What is the cause?
What is Tim forgot his math textbook?
100
The rays from the sun shined splendidly through the bedroom window. What does the word splendidly mean?
What is gorgeous, dazzling, excellent?
100

Which sentence best helps the reader understand that the story is told from the first-person point of view? 

F. The stove was a giant Bunsen burner, and the pots and pans were beakers and flasks. 

G. Sarah came in from the living room. 

H. Then she showed me what I needed to do. 

J. Sarah wrapped the lid with one of the yellow rubber gloves by the sink, took a deep breath, and twisted.  

What is H?

100

Baseball is the best sport ever!

What is an opinion?

200
Argue / Squabble
What is synonyms?
200
Keegan was hungry because he skipped lunch. What is the cause?
What is he skipped lunch?
200
We were so hungry that we didn't leave a single particle of the cookies on the plate. What does particle mean?
What is a piece or crumb?
200

Which sentence from the story suggests that Phineas is embarrassed to ask for help? 

F. Next, I needed a plan. 

G. I’m not allowed to use the stove. 

H. I couldn’t get the lid off the jar.

J. I felt my face turn red.

What is J?

200

August 27th, 2022 is the last day of the school year.

What is a fact?

300
Tired / Energetic
What is antonyms?
300
Mike's 4x4 had a flat tire, so he couldn't go riding with his friends. What is the effect?
What is he couldn't go riding with his friends?
300
When Fido had a juicy bone, a cozy place to lie, and me petting him, he was in paradise. What does paradise mean?
What is a place of extreme happiness?
300

Read lines 13 and 14 from the poem. 

leaving chunks of trees 

that we made into pirate ships. 

What do these lines suggest about the speaker’s experience at the river? 

A. The river creates problems that the speaker wants to avoid. 

B. The river provides a way for the speaker to be creative. 

C. The river can be a confusing place for the speaker.

What is B?

300
July 4th is when we celebrate the independence of the United States from England.
What is a fact?
400

Huge / Gigantic

What is synonyms?

400

Billy couldn't find the potato chips because his sister hid them in the freezer. What is the effect?

What is Billy couldn't find the potato chips?

400
Dylan goes to the Air and Space Museum every chance he gets because he is fascinated by planes. What does fascinated mean?
What is interested in or curiosity of?
400

Which sentence from the selection expresses an opinion? 

A. Giving a bat a home is a great way to help these useful creatures.

B. More plants mean more food for people and animals. 

C. Today there are many people who build homes for bats.  

What is A?

400
4th grade is the easiest year in elementary school.
What is an opinion?
500
Guess / Estimate
What is synonyms?
500

John studied his multiplication facts, so he got a 100 on his math test. What is the effect?

What is he got a 100 on his math test?

500
Cathryn carried the delicate china to the table very carefully. What does delicate mean?
What is fragile, easily breakable or damaged?
500

Which sentence from the story shows that the caterpillar is successful at building a good house for itself

A. Every time the caterpillar’s head moved, it left behind something that looked like a glistening thread of silk. 

B. The bee came by that way again and stopped to look at the little house. 

C. It was fast asleep in its little cocoon house, knowing not whether the sun shone or the rain beat down.

What is C?

500

The STAAR test is so easy!

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