Common Core: Kindergarten English Language Arts : Identify Characters, Settings, and Major Events in a Story: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.3

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Example Question #6 : Reading: Literature

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.

Who is the piper's son? 

Possible Answers:

Piper

Pig

Cat

Tom

Correct answer:

Tom

Explanation:

The first line of the poem tells us that Tom is 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.

Example Question #7 : 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.

Who is the main character in the poem? 

Possible Answers:

The master

The boy

The Sir

The Black Sheep

Correct answer:

The Black Sheep

Explanation:

The title of this poem gives us a clue. The poem is about a black sheep's wool; thus, the main character is the Black Sheep. 

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