Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Identify the Reasons an Author Gives to Support Points in a Text: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.8

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Example Question #22 : Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts

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.

How are dogs like wolves?

Possible Answers:

Dogs and wolves have a lot of fur

Both answers are correct

Dogs and wolves have four legs 

Neither answers are correct

Correct answer:

Both answers are correct

Explanation:

We are told in the opening of the text that wolves and dogs look alike. Then, in the "Body" paragraph we are told that dogs and wolves have four legs and a lot of fur. This means that both answer choices are correct. 

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