Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Connections Between Words and Their Use: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.5.A

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Example Question #1 : Connections Between Words And Their Use: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.5.A

Select the best describing word for a couch. 

Possible Answers:

hot

soft

cold

hard

Correct answer:

soft

Explanation:

A couch is a piece of furniture that we sit on. Normally, couches are made with cushions, which are soft, not hard. A couch does not have a temperature, so hot and cold are not describing words for a couch. 

Example Question #2 : Connections Between Words And Their Use: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.5.A

Select the best describing word for a table. 

Possible Answers:

cold

hot

hard

soft

Correct answer:

hard

Explanation:

A table is a piece of furniture that we eat at, or do our homework on. Normally, tables are made out of wood, which are hard, not soft. A table does not have a temperature, so hot and cold are not describing words for a table. 

Example Question #3 : Connections Between Words And Their Use: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.5.A

Select the best describing word for chicken noodle soup. 

Possible Answers:

soft

hot

hard

cold

Correct answer:

hot

Explanation:

Chicken noodle soup is a meal that is served hot, not cold. Soup is not something that can be hard or soft. 

Example Question #4 : Connections Between Words And Their Use: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.5.A

Select the best describing word for a popsicle. 

Possible Answers:

sour

cold

hot

spicy 

Correct answer:

cold

Explanation:

A popsicle is a cold desert, if it were hot it would melt. Also, a popsicle is sweet, not spicy or sour. 

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