MAP 2nd Grade Reading : Word Meaning and Vocabulary Knowledge

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Example Question #1 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped? 

Hammer

Measuring tape

Screw driver 

 

Possible Answers:

Places

Tools

Animals 

Foods

Correct answer:

Tools

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, hammer, measuring tape, and screw driver, are related. These words are not animals, foods, or places. These words are all tools, so the words can be grouped as tools. 

Example Question #2 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped?

Home

School

Store 

Possible Answers:

Places

Tools

Animals 

Colors 

Correct answer:

Places

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, home, school, and store, are related. These words are not animals, tools, or colors. These words are all places, so the words can be grouped as places. 

Example Question #3 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

Read the sentence below. 

Spilling the milk all over the floor was an accident. Molly cleaned up the spill right away. 

What does the word "accident" mean? 

Possible Answers:

Something that is planned, or on purpose 

To be sad

Something that is unplanned, or not done on purpose 

To be happy 

Correct answer:

Something that is unplanned, or not done on purpose 

Explanation:

Let's think about the sentence from the question. When we spill something and clean it up right away, did we mean to spill something? Most likely, your answer to this is no. You wouldn't want to spill your drink and then have to clean it up. 

"Accident" mean something that is unplanned, or not done on purpose. 

Example Question #4 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

Read the sentence below. 

Ryan used a telescope  to get a better view of the moon. 

What does the word "telescope" mean? 

Possible Answers:

A tool used to draw something 

A tool used to look at objects that are far away

A tool used to build something 

A tool used to answer a math question

Correct answer:

A tool used to look at objects that are far away

Explanation:

A moon is an object that is far away. The sentence tells us that "Ryan used a telescope to get a better view of the moon." A tool used to get a better look at an object that is far away is a telescope. 

Example Question #5 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped? 

Soccer

Football

Basketball 

Possible Answers:

Animals 

Tools

Sports

Colors

Correct answer:

Sports

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, soccer, football, and basketball, are related. These words are not animals, colors, or tools. These words are all sports, so the words can be grouped as sports. 

Example Question #6 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped? 

Sweater 

Skirt

Socks 

Possible Answers:

Tools

Animals

Colors

Clothes

Correct answer:

Clothes

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, sweater, skirt, and socks, are related. These words are not animals, tools, or colors. These words are all clothes, so the words can be grouped as clothes. 

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