Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Describe Connections Between Two Individuals, Events, Ideas, or Pieces of Information: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.3

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Example Question #1 : Describe Connections Between Two Individuals, Events, Ideas, Or Pieces Of Information: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Ri.1.3

Wolves

A wolf is a wild dog. They do not live in houses like a dog does, but they look alike. 

Body

Like a dog, a wolf walks on four legs and has a lot of fur. The fur keeps the wolves warm. Some wolves live in cold weather and need a lot of fur. The Arctic is a very cold place and many wolves live there.

Food

A wolf does not eat the same food as a dog. A wolf eats other animals. One animal that a wolf eats is called a deer. A wolf can run very fast, so it is able to catch a deer.

Family

A wolf does not live alone. Wolves live in groups called packs. A pack is like a family.  There can be as many as 20 wolves in a pack. 

Why do you think wolves have a lot fur?

Possible Answers:

To help them swim

To keep them warm

To keep them cool

To help them hide

Correct answer:

To keep them warm

Explanation:

The answer to this question can come from reading a few sentences from the text. 

Like a dog, a wolf walks on four legs and has a lot of fur. The fur keeps the wolves warm. Some wolves live in cold weather and need a lot of fur.

We are told that wolves have a lot of fur and that the fur keeps the wolves warm. By connecting these two sentences, we can find the correct answer. "To keep them warm". 

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