All Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts Resources
Example Question #1 : Distinguish Shades Of Meaning Among Related Words: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.C
Replace the underlined word with the correct word(s) to show that Ashley was certain about the answer to the math question.
While taking a math test, Ashley wondered about the answer to the first question.
believed she knew
To be certain of an answer means that you know the answer. To believe to know or suspect doesn't mean to be certain. Also, to hear something does not mean to know something.