# MAP 6th Grade Language Arts : Understanding and Editing for Mechanics

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

Come downstairs for dinner Molly

Come downstairs Molly for dinner

Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Molly come downstairs for dinner

Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Explanation:

The correct answer is, Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Each of these sentences are addressing "Molly". 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:

Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Come downstairs for dinner, Molly.

Come downstairs, Molly, for dinner

### Example Question #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

visable

shalow

predict

calory

predict

Explanation:

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

calory  calorie

shalow  shallow

visable  visible

### Example Question #3 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

skeleton

pervent

diamiter

remidy

skeleton

Explanation:

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

diamiter  diameter

remidy  remedy

pervent  prevent

### Example Question #2 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

singuler

balince

beond

visible

visible

Explanation:

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

balince  balance

beond  beyond

singuler  singular

### Example Question #5 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

aford

achieve

feild

salery

achieve

Explanation:

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

salery  salary

feild  field

aford  afford

### Example Question #3 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

Will you answer the door Alison?

Alison will you answer the door?

Alison, will you answer the door?

Alison, will you answer the door?

Explanation:

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:

Will you answer the door, Alison?

Alison, will you answer the door?