Punctuation
Cause and Effect
Poems
Main Idea
Misc.
100

Where do the commas go in this sentence:

Yes she does have two dogs.

Yes, she does have two dogs.

100

What is a cause?

Why something happened

100

Similes are comparisons that use________.

like or as

100

What is main idea?

what the whole paragraph is mostly about

100

What is Miss Dana's favorite color?

Blue

200

Where do the commas go in this sentence: 

They bought bananas oranges and grapes.

They bought bananas, oranges, and grapes.

200

What is an effect?

What happened

200

Poetry is not always literal; poets use ____________________ such as similes and metaphors.

figurative language

200

What is the main idea of the first paragraph?

A. Benjamin’s class was learning about unusual animals.
B. Benjamin’s class was going on a field trip to the zoo.
C. Benjamin had learned a lot about sloths.
D. The sloths in all of the pictures looked like they were smiling.

A. Benjamin’s class was learning about unusual animals.

200

What is Miss Dana's favorite baseball team

New York Mets

300

Where do the commas go in this sentence:

"I am worried" Nicole said "the sky looks like it is going to storm!"

"I am worried," Nicole said, "the sky looks like it is going to storm!"

300

What is the cause and effect of this sentence:

Katie ate all of her breakfast because she was hungry

Cause: she was hungry

Effect: she ate all of her breakfast

300

Metaphors are comparisons that use a form of the verb _______.

to be

300

What is the main idea of the second paragraph?

A. Many sloths live in the tropical forests of Bolivia.
B. Years ago, many sloths lived in the city parks of Santa Cruz.

C. People liked to come to the parks and look for the sloths.
D. Benjamin wished he could have visited one of those parks.

B. Years ago, many sloths lived in the city parks of Santa Cruz.

300

Simile or Metaphor?

In the fresh air, her cheeks are like red roses.

Simile
400

Where do the commas go in this sentence:

Amanda Lauren and Emma went to the store.

Amanda, Lauren, and Emma went to the store.

400

What is the cause and effect of this sentence:

Grandma baked me a cake because it was my birthday.

Cause: it was my birthday

Effect:Grandma baked a cake

400

Poetry is not written with sentences and paragraphs; instead, poets use __________ and ____________.

stanzas, lines

400

What is the main idea of the third paragraph?

A. There was a problem with having the sloths in the city parks.
B. Sloths don’t move often, and are very slow when they do move.
C. The sloth’s long curved claws make very good weapons.
D. Some people got serious scratches and cuts from the sloths’ claws.


A. There was a problem with having the sloths in the city parks.

400

Select the correct homophone for the sentence:

We got some great items from the (flee/flea) market.

flea

500

Where are the commas in this sentence:

"Ryan please slow down" exclaimed George "you are running too fast!"

"Ryan, please slow down," said George, "you are running too fast!"

500

What is the cause and effect of this sentence:

Alyssa was very tired from Friday night so she went to bed early.

Cause: Alyssa was very tired

Effect: she went to be early

500

Drama, or plays, are mostly just _________; they also have _____________.

dialogue, stage directions

500


What is the main idea of the last paragraph?

A. The sign said there were two sloths.
B. It was a large area, with many trees.
C. Benjamin looked and looked, but he didn’t see the sloths. 

D. The sloth was even cuter in person than it was in pictures.


C. Benjamin looked and looked, but he didn’t see the sloths.

500

What is the definition of this word? What context clues helped you figure out the definition?

The delightful aroma of the food cooking in the kitchen made my mouth water. 

Definition: Aroma means the smell of the food.

Context: When food is cooking it smells good so his mouth watered.

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