Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Define Words by Category and Attributes: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.5.B

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Example Question #1 : Define Words By Category And Attributes: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5.B

Select the answer with the two words that best fills in the blanks in the sentence below:

A shark is a __________ with large __________. 

Possible Answers:

animal, feet

fish, teeth

bear, stripes

tiger, teeth

Correct answer:

fish, teeth

Explanation:

Let's look at the first blank: 

A shark is a __________. Looking at our choices, "fish" or "animal" could go into that blank. A shark is a type of fish and it's also an animal. However, a shark is not a bear or a tiger. 

Next, let's look at the second blank:

with large __________. Based on the first blank being either "fish" or "animal", the second blank is either "teeth" or "feet". A shark does not have feet, "teeth" is the correct answer for the second blank. 

The correct answer is "fish, teeth". 

A shark is a fish with large teeth. 

Example Question #2 : Define Words By Category And Attributes: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5.B

Select the answer with the two words that best fills in the blanks in the sentence below:

A wolf is a wild __________ with thick __________. 

Possible Answers:

dog, fur

bird, feather 

animal, wings

person, hair

Correct answer:

dog, fur

Explanation:

Let's look at the first blank: 

A wolf is a wild __________. Looking at our choices, "dog" or "animal" could go into that blank. A wolf is a type of dog and it's also an animal. However, a wolf is not a person or a bird. 

Next, let's look at the second blank:

with thick __________. Based on the first blank being either "dog" or "animal", the second blank is either "fur" or "wings". A wolf does not have wings, so "fur" is the correct answer for the second blank. 

The correct answer is "dog, fur". 

A wolf is a wild dog with thick fur. 

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