MAP 5th Grade Language Arts : Understanding and Editing for Mechanics

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Example Question #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

If you ask me David this is the best pizza that I've ever had. 

David this is the best pizza that I have ever had! 

If you ask me David, this is the best pizza that I've ever had. 

If you ask me, David, this is the best pizza that I've ever had. 

Correct answer:

If you ask me, David, this is the best pizza that I've ever had. 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, If you ask me, David, this is the best pizza that I've ever had.

Each of these sentences are addressing "David". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

If you ask me, David, this is the best pizza that I've ever had. 

If you ask me, David, this is the best pizza that I've ever had.

David, this is the best pizza that I have ever had! 

Example Question #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

Happy birthday Alison.

Alison, have a happy birthday! 

Alison will you go to the store on your way home?

Happy birthday Alison! 

Correct answer:

Alison, have a happy birthday! 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, Alison, have a happy birthday! 

Each of these sentences are addressing "Alison". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

Happy birthday, Alison.

Alison, will you go to the store on your way home?

Happy birthday, Alison! 

Example Question #3 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

Don't forget to finish your homework after dinner Joe. 

Joe don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Joe, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Don't forget, Joe to finish your homework after dinner. 

Correct answer:

Joe, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, Joe, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Each of these sentences are addressing "Joe". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

Joe, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Don't forget to finish your homework after dinner, Joe. 

Don't forget, Joe, to finish your homework after dinner. 

Example Question #4 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

What are you going to do Tim when the movie is over? 

Tim what are you going to do after the movie is over?

What are you going to do after the movie is over, Tim? 

What are you going to do after the movie is over Tim? 

Correct answer:

What are you going to do after the movie is over, Tim? 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, What are you going to do after the movie is over, Tim? 

Each of these sentences are addressing "Tim". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

What are you going to do after the movie is over, Tim? 

Tim, what are you going to do after the movie is over?

What are you going to do, Tim, when the movie is over? 

Example Question #5 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

posibility 

greatist 

sleeve 

aray 

Correct answer:

sleeve 

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "sleeve". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

posibility  possibility  

aray  array 

greatist  greatest 

Example Question #6 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

recieve   

costum 

deside 

continue 

Correct answer:

continue 

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "continue". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

costum  costume 

deside  decide 

recieve  receive 

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