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

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Example Question #1 : Ask And Answer Questions About Key Details In A Text: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Rl.K.1

Adapted from Mother Goose in Prose by L. Frank Baum (1897)

The Black Sheep by L. Frank Baum

Baa, baa, black sheep,
Have you any wool?
Yes, sir, yes, sir,
Three bags full;
One for my master,
And one for my dame,
and one for the little boy
Who lives down the lane.

How many people does the sheep have wool for? 

Possible Answers:

Four

Three

Two 

One

Correct answer:

Three

Explanation:

The sheep tells us that he has wool for his master, his dame, and the little boy. That is three people, so three is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Ask And Answer Questions About Key Details In A Text: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Rl.K.1

Adapted from Mother Goose in Prose by L. Frank Baum (1897)

Tom, the Piper's Son

Tom, Tom, the piper's son,
Stole a pig and away he run;
The pig was eat and Tom was beat
And Tom ran crying down the street.

What did Tom steal? 

Possible Answers:

A son

The piper 

The beast

A pig

Correct answer:

A pig

Explanation:

The second line of the poem tells us that Tom stole a pig. 

Tom, Tom, the piper's son,
Stole a pig and away he run;
The pig was eat and Tom was beat
And Tom ran crying down the street.

Example Question #3 : Ask And Answer Questions About Key Details In A Text: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Rl.K.1

Adapted from Mother Goose in Prose by L. Frank Baum (1897)

Tom, the Piper's Son

Tom, Tom, the piper's son,
Stole a pig and away he run;
The pig was eat and Tom was beat
And Tom ran crying down the street.

Where did Tom run? 

Possible Answers:

To the pig

Up to his piper 

Down the street

To his son

Correct answer:

Down the street

Explanation:

We are told in the last line of the poem that Tom ran down the street. 

Tom, Tom, the piper's son,
Stole a pig and away he run;
The pig was eat and Tom was beat
And Tom ran crying down the street.

Example Question #4 : Ask And Answer Questions About Key Details In A Text: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Rl.K.1

Adapted from Mother Goose in Prose by L. Frank Baum (1897)

Tom, the Piper's Son

Tom, Tom, the piper's son,
Stole a pig and away he run;
The pig was eat and Tom was beat
And Tom ran crying down the street.

What was Tom doing as he was running down the street? 

Possible Answers:

Eating

Stealing

Beating 

Crying

Correct answer:

Crying

Explanation:

The last line of the poem tells us that Tom was crying as he ran down the street. 

Tom, Tom, the piper's son,
Stole a pig and away he run;
The pig was eat and Tom was beat
And Tom ran crying down the street.

Example Question #5 : Reading: Literature

Adapted from Mother Goose in Prose by L. Frank Baum (1897)

The Black Sheep by L. Frank Baum

Baa, baa, black sheep,
Have you any wool?
Yes, sir, yes, sir,
Three bags full;
One for my master,
And one for my dame,
and one for the little boy
Who lives down the lane.

 

How many bags of wool does the black sheep have? 

Possible Answers:

One

Two

Four

Three

Correct answer:

Three

Explanation:

The answer to this question can be found in the poem. 

Baa, baa, black sheep,
Have you any wool?
Yes, sir, yes, sir,
Three bags full;
One for my master,
And one for my dame,
and one for the little boy
Who lives down the lane.

The correct answer is "Three". 

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