Common Core: Kindergarten English Language Arts : Describe the Connection Between Two Individuals, Events, Ideas, or Pieces of Information: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.3

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Example Question #1 : Describe The Connection Between Two Individuals, Events, Ideas, Or Pieces Of Information: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Ri.K.3

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. 

What do all parts of a plant need? 

Possible Answers:

water

grow

planted

green

Correct answer:

water

Explanation:

The text tells us that the seed needs water to grow, and that to keep the flower alive, water is needed. 

"Water" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Describe The Connection Between Two Individuals, Events, Ideas, Or Pieces Of Information: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Ri.K.3

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! 

According to Text 1, what do cats and dogs have in common? 

Possible Answers:

They can live inside or outside 

They can learn tricks

They walk and run on four legs

They like to be around people

Correct answer:

They walk and run on four legs

Explanation:

The question tells us to look at Text 1. We are looking for what cats and dogs have in common, so we should reread the section that talks about cats and dogs. 

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. 

Cats and dogs both walk and run on four legs. 

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