Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Demonstrate Command of the Conventions of Standard English Grammar and Usage : CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1

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Example Question #1 : Print All Upper And Lowercase Letters: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.A

Which letter is lower case? 

Possible Answers:

d

B

A

E

Correct answer:

d

Explanation:

Of the choices, the lower case letter is "d". 

A, B, and E are all upper case letters. Their lower case versions are provided below:

A  a

 b

 e

Example Question #2 : Print All Upper And Lowercase Letters: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.A

Which letter is lower case?

Possible Answers:

A

B

e

D

Correct answer:

e

Explanation:

Of the choices, the lower case letter is "e". 

A, B, and D are all upper case letters. Their lower case versions are provided below:

 a

 b

 d

Example Question #3 : Print All Upper And Lowercase Letters: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.A

Which letter is upper case? 

Possible Answers:

q

r

a

F

Correct answer:

F

Explanation:

Of the choices, the upper case letter is "F". 

a, r, and q are all lower case letters. Their upper case versions are provided below:

 A

 R

 Q

Example Question #1 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank. 

The boy wanted the toy back because it belongs to __________ . 

Possible Answers:

he

him

she

her

Correct answer:

him

Explanation:

The sentence tells us that we are talking about a boy, so the correct answer will either be "him" or "he". "Her" and "she" would be used if we were talking about a girl. 

The sentence is saying that the toy belongs to the boy, so we need to use a possessive pronoun. "Him" is the possessive pronoun, and the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank. 

The girl wanted the hat back because it belongs to __________ . 

Possible Answers:

she

he

him

her

Correct answer:

her

Explanation:

The sentence tells us that we are talking about a girl, so the correct answer will either be "her" or "she". "Him" and "he" would be used if we were talking about a boy. 

The sentence is saying that the hat belongs to the girl, so we need to use a possessive pronoun. "Her" is the possessive pronoun, and the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Use Singular And Plural Nouns With Matching Verbs: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.C

Complete the sentence with the correct verb form. 

They _______ at the jokes. 

Possible Answers:

laugh

laughs

Correct answer:

laugh

Explanation:

This sentence is talking about more than one person. "They" means more than one person. When a sentence talks about more than one person, an "s" is not added to the end of the verb. "Laugh" is the correct answer. 

They laugh at the jokes. 

Example Question #2 : Use Singular And Plural Nouns With Matching Verbs: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.C

Complete the sentence with the correct verb form. 

She __________ at the jokes. 

Possible Answers:

laugh

laughs

Correct answer:

laughs

Explanation:

This sentence is about one person. "She" means one girl. When a sentence talks about one person, an "s" is added to the end of the verb. "Laughs" is the correct answer. 

She laughs at the jokes. 

Example Question #1 : Use Personal, Possessive, And Indefinite Pronouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.D

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The kite belongs to me. It is __________ kite. 

Possible Answers:

my

me

I

Correct answer:

my

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the kite belongs to "me". "Me" is a possessive noun. The correct possessive pronoun that goes with "me" is "my". 

Example Question #1 : Use Verbs To Convey A Sense Of Past, Present, And Future: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.E

Fill in the blank. 

Yesterday, Kate __________ home from school. 

Possible Answers:

walking 

walked 

walks

walk

Correct answer:

walked 

Explanation:

This sentence is past tense because it starts by saying "yesterday". Given the choices, we are looking for the past tense form of "walk". When we make a verb past tense, we add "ed" to the end of the word. This means that "walked" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Demonstrate Command Of The Conventions Of Standard English Grammar And Usage : Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1

Fill in the blank. 

Yesterday I __________ to school. 

Possible Answers:

walking 

will walk

walked

walks

Correct answer:

walked

Explanation:

This sentence is past tense because it's talking about something that happened yesterday. 

When a sentence is past tense, we add -ed to the verb. The verb from the answer choices is "walk", so the correct answer is "walked". 

Yesterday I walked to school. 

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