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Example Question #13 : 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. 

Where can a wolf live?

Possible Answers:

The beach

A house

The Arctic 

A city

Correct answer:

The Arctic 

Explanation:

Wolves can live in the Arctic. This answer can be found in 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. The Arctic is a very cold place and many wolves live there.

 

Example Question #1 : Ask And Answer Key Detail Questions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Ri.1.1

Passage 1: 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. 

Passage 2: Gray Wolves

Gray Wolves used to live all over America. Now, they only live in some parts of America. They form groups, or packs, of 7 to 8 wolves. They live and look for food together.  

There are two leaders in every pack. One leader is a girl wolf and one leader is a boy wolf. The leaders pick where the pack lives and what they eat.

Do not let the name trick you. Gray Wolves are not just gray. Their fur can be black, white, or gray.

What color is a Gray Wolf? 

Possible Answers:

White

All choices are correct

Gray

Black

Correct answer:

All choices are correct

Explanation:

The answer to this question will be in the text about the Gray Wolves, which is Passage 2. 

Do not let the name trick you. Gray Wolves are not just gray. Their fur can be black, white, or gray.

The correct answer is "All choices are correct". 

Example Question #15 : Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts

Passage 1: 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. 

Passage 2: Gray Wolves

Gray Wolves used to live all over America. Now, they only live in some parts of America. They form groups, or packs, of 7 to 8 wolves. They live and look for food together.  

There are two leaders in every pack. One leader is a girl wolf and one leader is a boy wolf. The leaders pick where the pack lives and what they eat.

Do not let the name trick you. Gray Wolves are not just gray. Their fur can be black, white, or gray.

How many Gray Wolves live in a pack? 

Possible Answers:

7 or 8

20

2

9 or 10

Correct answer:

7 or 8

Explanation:

The answer to this question will be in the text about the Gray Wolves, which is Passage 2. 

Gray Wolves used to live all over America. Now, they only live in some parts of America. They form groups, or packs, of 7 to 8 wolves. They live and look for food together.

The correct answer is "7 or 8". 

Example Question #1 : Reading: Informational Text

Passage 1: 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. 

Passage 2: Gray Wolves

Gray Wolves used to live all over America. Now, they only live in some parts of America. They form groups, or packs, of 7 to 8 wolves. They live and look for food together.  

There are two leaders in every pack. One leader is a girl wolf and one leader is a boy wolf. The leaders pick where the pack lives and what they eat.

Do not let the name trick you. Gray Wolves are not just gray. Their fur can be black, white, or gray.

How many leaders are in a pack? 

Possible Answers:

Three

Two

Four

One

Correct answer:

Two

Explanation:

The answer to this question will be in the text about the Gray Wolves, which is Passage 2. 

There are two leaders in every pack. One leader is a girl wolf and one leader is a boy wolf. The leaders pick where the pack lives and what they eat.

The correct answer is "Two". 

Example Question #17 : 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. 

What is the main point of this text?

Possible Answers:

To learn about animals

To learn about wolves

To learn about dogs

To learn about deer

Correct answer:

To learn about wolves

Explanation:

The title of this text is "Wolves" which gives us a clue to our answer. Also, the text teaches us facts about wolves. Though dogs and deer are talked about in the text, the main point of the text is to learn about wolves.  

Example Question #18 : 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. 

Why do you think wolves have a lot fur?

Possible Answers:

To help them hide

To help them swim

To keep them warm

To keep them cool

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". 

Example Question #1 : Ask And Answer Questions To Determine The Meaning Of Words And Phrases: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Ri.1.4

Passage 1: 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. 

Passage 2: Gray Wolves

Gray Wolves used to live all over America. Now, they only live in some parts of America. They form groups, or packs, of 7 to 8 wolves. They live and look for food together.  

There are two leaders in every pack. One leader is a girl wolf and one leader is a boy wolf. The leaders pick where the pack lives and what they eat.

Do not let the name trick you. Gray Wolves are not just gray. Their fur can be black, white, or gray.

What is another name for a group of wolves? 

Possible Answers:

Live

Arctic 

Fur

Pack

Correct answer:

Pack

Explanation:

The answer to this question can be found in both passages. 

Passage 1: "A wolf does not live alone. Wolves live in groups called packs."

Passage 2: "Gray Wolves used to live all over America. Now, they only live in some parts of America. They form groups, or packs, of 7 to 8 wolves. They live and look for food together. "

The correct answer is "Pack". 

Example Question #1 : Reading: Informational Text

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. 

What does the word “alone” mean?

Possible Answers:

To be happy 

To be in a group

To be by yourself 

To be sad

Correct answer:

To be by yourself 

Explanation:

We can use the words around "alone" in the text to help us learn the meaning. 

A wolf does not live alone. Wolves live in groups called packs.

These sentences tell us that a wolf lives in a group, not alone. A group has many things in it. So "alone" must mean just one person. The correct answer is "to be by yourself". 

Example Question #1 : Reading: Informational Text

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. 

What section would we find out what a wolf eats?

Possible Answers:

Family 

Body

Food

Correct answer:

Food

Explanation:

This text is split up into three sections: body, food, and family. What an animal eats is known as its food. So, we would want to look in the food section to find out what a wolf eats. 

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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