Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Understand Word Relationships and Meanings: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.5

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Example Question #1 : Understand Word Relationships And Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5

Select the word that does not belong with the others. 

Possible Answers:

pink

green

hat

red

Correct answer:

hat

Explanation:

Looking at the answer choices, three of the choices are colors: "red", "green", and "pink". "Hat" is not a color, which makes it the word that does not belong with the others. 

Example Question #1 : Understand Word Relationships And Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5

Select the word that does not belong with the others. 

Possible Answers:

sweater 

shirt

pants

grass

Correct answer:

grass

Explanation:

Looking at the answer choices, three of the choices are clothes: "pants", "shirt", and "sweater". "Grass" is not a clothing item, which makes it the word that does not belong with the others. 

Example Question #2 : Sort Words Into Categorie: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5.A

Select the word that does not belong with the others. 

Possible Answers:

water

frog

cat

fish

Correct answer:

water

Explanation:

Looking at the answer choices, three of the choices are animals: "frog", "cat", and "fish". "Water" is not an animal, which makes it the word that does not belong with the others. 

Example Question #1 : Understand Word Relationships And Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5

Select the word that does not belong with the others. 

Possible Answers:

run

orange 

blue

purple 

Correct answer:

run

Explanation:

Looking at the answer choices, three of the choices are colors: "blue", "purple", and "orange". "Run" is not a color, which makes it the word that does not belong with the others. 

Example Question #1 : Understand Word Relationships And Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5

Select the answer with the two words that best fills in the blanks in the sentence below:

A shark is a __________ with large __________. 

Possible Answers:

fish, teeth

bear, stripes

animal, feet

tiger, teeth

Correct answer:

fish, teeth

Explanation:

Let's look at the first blank: 

A shark is a __________. Looking at our choices, "fish" or "animal" could go into that blank. A shark is a type of fish and it's also an animal. However, a shark is not a bear or a tiger. 

Next, let's look at the second blank:

with large __________. Based on the first blank being either "fish" or "animal", the second blank is either "teeth" or "feet". A shark does not have feet, "teeth" is the correct answer for the second blank. 

The correct answer is "fish, teeth". 

A shark is a fish with large teeth. 

Example Question #2 : Understand Word Relationships And Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5

Select the answer with the two words that best fills in the blanks in the sentence below:

A wolf is a wild __________ with thick __________. 

Possible Answers:

animal, wings

bird, feather 

person, hair

dog, fur

Correct answer:

dog, fur

Explanation:

Let's look at the first blank: 

A wolf is a wild __________. Looking at our choices, "dog" or "animal" could go into that blank. A wolf is a type of dog and it's also an animal. However, a wolf is not a person or a bird. 

Next, let's look at the second blank:

with thick __________. Based on the first blank being either "dog" or "animal", the second blank is either "fur" or "wings". A wolf does not have wings, so "fur" is the correct answer for the second blank. 

The correct answer is "dog, fur". 

A wolf is a wild dog with thick fur. 

Example Question #1 : Identify Real Life Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5.C

A chair and a couch could both be used for what?

Possible Answers:

Holding 

Sitting 

Traveling 

Running 

Correct answer:

Sitting 

Explanation:

A chair and a couch are both pieces of furniture that you could sit on. 

You would not travel, hold, or run on a chair or a couch. 

"Sitting" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Identify Real Life Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5.C

Chicken, noodles, and vegetables could all be used for what?

Possible Answers:

Travel

Soup

Running

Sitting 

Correct answer:

Soup

Explanation:

Chicken, noodles, and vegetables could be used to make soup. 

You would not travel or run with chicken, noodles, and vegetables. Also, you would not sit with chicken, noodles, and vegetables.

Example Question #1 : Distinguish Shades Of Meaning Among Verbs And Adjectives: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5.D

Select the word that would best replace "huge" in the sentence below:

The bear looks huge from up close. 

Possible Answers:

large

gigantic 

small

tiny

Correct answer:

gigantic 

Explanation:

Huge means to be very big, it's a more intense adjective than just saying "big". "Tiny" and "small" are opposites of "huge", which means neither are correct. 

"Large" and "gigantic" could both replace the word "huge" because they both mean big. However, "gigantic" is the best choice because like "huge" it means very big and is a more intence adjective. 

Example Question #1 : Distinguish Shades Of Meaning Among Verbs And Adjectives: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.5.D

Select the verb that would best complete the sentence below:

I was so angry at her, when she walked by I __________ at her. 

Possible Answers:

looked

glanced

glared

peeked

Correct answer:

glared

Explanation:

"Glared", "glanced", and "peeked" are all ways to look at someone. However, because the person is angry in this sentence the best answer to fill in the blank is "glared". 

"Glare" means to look at someone with anger. 

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