Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts : Choose Words and Phrases for Effect: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.3.A

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Example Question #1 : Choose Words And Phrases For Effect: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.3.A

Select the sentence that best describes the sounds of a train.

Possible Answers:

The train came into the station. 

The train chugged along the tracks. 

The train moved along the tracks with ease. 

As the train screeched to a stop at the station, its horn whistled. 

Correct answer:

As the train screeched to a stop at the station, its horn whistled. 

Explanation:

We are looking for a sentence that describes the sounds a train makes. 

Based on our answer choices, "As the train screeched to a stop at the station, its horn whistled." is the only sentence that uses words to describe the sounds of a train. The words "screeched" and "whistled" are words that describes sounds. 

All Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts Resources

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