Common Core: Kindergarten English Language Arts : Ask and Answer Questions About Key Details in a Text: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.1

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Example Question #1 : Reading: Informational Text

Text 1

Pets are animals that live with people. Pets are fun to have. There are many types of pets that people have. 

A gold fish is a type of pet. Gold fish live in fish tanks filled with water. Gold fish use fins to swim in fish tanks.  

A cat is another type of pet. Cats can live outside or inside. Cats walk and run on four legs. 

A dog is another type of pet. Dogs can be big or small in size. Like cats, dogs walk and run on four legs. 

There are many other animals that people could have as a pet. But, fish, cats, and dogs are what most people have as pets. 

 

Text 2

Dogs are great pets to have. Dogs can be big or small, but they all have fur and walk and run on four legs. 

When dogs are first born they are called puppies. Once a puppy gets older it’s only called a dog. 

Dogs can learn many tricks. Dogs can learn to sit, lay down, and shake. Most people give dogs treats when they are teaching them tricks. 

Most dogs like to be around people. If you plan to get a dog as a pet, be ready to love the dog, because the dog will love you! 

What pet was talked about in Text 1? 

Possible Answers:

Dogs

All choices are correct

Gold fish

Cats

Correct answer:

All choices are correct

Explanation:

Text 1 talks about gold fish, cats, and dogs. So, all answer choices are correct. 

Example Question #2 : Reading: Informational Text

Grow Flower, Grow by Marie Smith

A flower starts out as a very small seed. 

The seed gets planted in the dirt. 

The seed needs lots of water to help it grow. 

 

Soon, a green stem and green leaves will poke out of the dirt. 

Then, a flower will start to bloom. 

Water and sunlight are a flower's food.

So, water and sunlight will help keep a flower alive. 

According to the text, what color is the flower's stem? 

Possible Answers:

orange

blue

red

green

Correct answer:

green

Explanation:

The answer to this question can be found directly in the text. The flower's stem is green. 

Soon, a green stem and green leaves will poke out of the dirt.

Example Question #3 : Reading: Informational Text

Text 1

Pets are animals that live with people. Pets are fun to have. There are many types of pets that people have. 

A gold fish is a type of pet. Gold fish live in fish tanks filled with water. Gold fish use fins to swim in fish tanks.  

A cat is another type of pet. Cats can live outside or inside. Cats walk and run on four legs. 

A dog is another type of pet. Dogs can be big or small in size. Like cats, dogs walk and run on four legs. 

There are many other animals that people could have as a pet. But, fish, cats, and dogs are what most people have as pets. 

 

Text 2

Dogs are great pets to have. Dogs can be big or small, but they all have fur and walk and run on four legs. 

When dogs are first born they are called puppies. Once a puppy gets older it’s only called a dog. 

Dogs can learn many tricks. Dogs can learn to sit, lay down, and shake. Most people give dogs treats when they are teaching them tricks. 

Most dogs like to be around people. If you plan to get a dog as a pet, be ready to love the dog, because the dog will love you! 

What pet is talked about in Text 2? 

Possible Answers:

Cats

Gold fish

Dogs

All the choices are correct 

Correct answer:

Dogs

Explanation:

Text 2 only talks about having dogs.. Text 1 talks about gold fish, cats, and dogs. Because this question asks about Text 2, "dogs" is the correct answer. 

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