Meanings
Sequencing
Cause and Effect
Meaning of Unknown Words
Main Idea
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What is a noun?

Person, Place, Thing or Idea.

100

What are words that tell you something that is happening in order?

First, Next, Then, Last - Answers Vary

100

What is the cause of you getting a good grade on the EOG?

giving 100% effort, sleeping well the night before and eating a good breakfast

100

Tim made a face and refused to eat the broccoli because he detested all vegetables.


What does the word DETEST mean?

He HATES them

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I have a dog whose name is Paco. He is almost 10 years old. Paco is very loveable with a brown face and short black fur. He is one of my best friends. He plays with me, sleeps with me, and goes on walks with me. I am so glad to have him around. I love him. The main idea of this passage is:

 A. The dog’s name is Paco. 

B. Everyone should have a dog. 

C. The writer's dog is an important part of his life.

D. The dog is cute and sweet

C. The writer's dog is an important part of his life.

200

What is a verb?

Something you do. 

200

Words that show cause and effect?

Therefore, Because, So

200

What is the effect of not going to sleep at a good time before our test tomorrow?

Being tired at school and not being able to focus

200

I can't bear to see you cry. 


What does bear mean in this sentence?

Handle - Answers may Vary

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Eric gripped the bat in his hands. His palms were sweaty but he took a deep breath as he stepped up to the plate. He had to score a run or his team would lose the game. When the pitcher threw a fastball, Eric’s reflexes took over and he heard the “Crack!” of the bat hitting the ball. His heart raced with excitement as he ran to first base. He was safe! The main idea of this passage is: 

A. Eric plays baseball. 

B. Eric scores a homerun. 

C. How to play baseball. 

D. Eric overcomes his nerves and makes it to first base.

D. Eric overcomes his nerves and makes it to first base.

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What is an adjective?

Something that describes a noun.

300

Mrs. Whitehead wanted a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. She needed to get out the ingredients. 

First, she pulled out the bread. Next, she pulled out the peanut butter. She was excited to eat the sandwich. Then, she pulled out the jelly. She remembered that she had to go to the bathroom but needed to wait until after she ate the sandwich. Last, she made the sandwich and ate it. 


What had to happen before she went to the bathroom, using first,next, then, and last?

First- Pull out the bread

Next- Pull out the peanut butter

Then- Pull out the jelly

Last- Make the sandwich 

300

What is the cause of Mrs. Whitehead crying on the last day of school?

Because she will miss us and wont see us everyday anymore

300

Do you have any spare change?

How does this sentence use the word change?

A. Do something differently 

B. Extra coins

B. Extra coins

300

Did you know that giraffes are the tallest animals in the world? They are unique in other ways, too. For one thing, they sleep only about 20 minutes each day, and usually not more than five minutes at a time. (They have to remain alert for predators.) Also, every giraffe’s coat is unique, and varies in color from white to nearly black, depending on what they eat and where they live. The main idea of this passage is: 

A. Giraffes don’t sleep very much.

B. Giraffes are unique animals. 

C. There are many animals in the world. 

D. No animal is taller than a giraffe.

B. Giraffes are unique animals.

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What is a pronoun?

Something that takes the place of a noun in a sentence.

400

FREE 400 points

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What is the cause of having to play alone during recess between the fence and the tree?

Not giving 100% during class

400
That kid with the red hair is jerking me around. 


What does the word Jerk mean in this sentence?

pulling me

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6. If you are feeling sad, you can make yourself feel better by doing a few simple things. You can take a walk (or get another form of exercise), you can talk to a friend, or you can write down your feelings. Writing down the good things in your life will help too. Doing something good for someone else will also help you feel better. If you still feel a little sad, act happy. It works like magic to make you feel better! The main idea of this passage is:

If you are sad you can do things to make you feel better

500

What is an adverb?

Something that tells you how a verb is happening.

500
Using first, next, then and last tell me what you did before you came to school today.

Answers Vary

500

What is the effect of eating candy for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

having a tummy ache

500

I was feeling blue today.


What does the word BLUE mean in this sentence?

Sad

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 Hurricanes are large, intense storms that begin over the ocean, where they gather heat and energy from the water. Hurricanes move slowly toward land, usually moving 10-20 miles per hour for more than one week. The most dangerous part of the hurricane is the storm surge, when it reaches land and causes flooding. Wind and waves also contribute to the damage caused by these surges. 

The main idea of this passage is:

Hurricanes are large intense storms.

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