Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Language

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Example Question #1 : Language

Fill in the blank. 

All of the girls that play soccer at my school are on the same __________. 

Possible Answers:

bunch

team

house

family

Correct answer:

team

Explanation:

The blank for this question is going to be filled in with a collective noun. A collective noun is a word the refers to a group. 

A group of people that play any sport together is known as a team. 

All of the girls that play soccer at my school are on the same team

Example Question #1 : Language

Fill in the blank. 

My brother, sister, and I are in the same __________. 

Possible Answers:

crew

team

family

bunch

Correct answer:

family

Explanation:

The blank for this question is going to be filled in with a collective noun. A collective noun is a word the refers to a group. 

A brother and sister are siblings, in the same family. 

My brother, sister, and I are in the same family. 

Example Question #1 : Language

Select the plural version of the word below:

Foot 

Possible Answers:

Feets

Fet

Feet

Foots

Correct answer:

Feet

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a word plural we simply add an "s" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular plural nouns. The word "foot" is one of the irregular plural nouns. The plural version of "foot" is "feet". 

"Feet" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : English Grammar And Usage In Writing And Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1

Select the plural version of the word below:

Mouse  

Possible Answers:

Moues 

Mices 

Mice

Mouses 

Correct answer:

Mice

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a word plural we simply add an "s" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular plural nouns. The word "mouse" is one of the irregular plural nouns. The plural version of "mouse" is "mice". 

"Mice" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #31 : Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts

Select the plural version of the word below:

Tooth 

Possible Answers:

Toothes 

Teeths 

Tooths 

Teeth

Correct answer:

Teeth

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a word plural we simply add an "s" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular plural nouns. The word "tooth" is one of the irregular plural nouns. The plural version of "tooth" is "teeth". 

"Teeth" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Use Reflexive Pronouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.C

Fill in the blank. 

Tom baked the cake __________. 

Possible Answers:

herself

myself 

ourself

himself

Correct answer:

himself

Explanation:

This blank is going to be filled with a reflexive pronoun. A reflexive pronoun refers back to the subject of a sentence. 

Tom baked the cake __________. 

The subject of this sentence is "Tom" which is a boy name, so the correct answer is "himself". 

Tom baked the cake himself. 

Example Question #1 : Use Reflexive Pronouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.C

Fill in the blank. 

I cut the grass __________. 

Possible Answers:

ourself 

himself 

myself

herself 

Correct answer:

myself

Explanation:

This blank is going to be filled with a reflexive pronoun. A reflexive pronoun refers back to the subject of a sentence. 

I cut the grass __________. 

The subject of this sentence is "I" which goes with "myself". 

I cut the grass myself. 

Example Question #2 : English Grammar And Usage In Writing And Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1

Select the past tense version of the word below:

Sit 

Possible Answers:

Sats 

Sat

Sitted 

Sits

Correct answer:

Sat

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a verb past tense, we simply add an "ed" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular past tense verbs. The word "sit" is one of the irregular past tense verbs. The irregular past tense version of "sit" is "sat". 

"Sat" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Form And Use The Past Tense Of Irregular Verbs: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.D

Select the past tense version of the word below:

Hide 

Possible Answers:

Hids 

Hid

Hided 

Hides 

Correct answer:

Hid

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a verb past tense, we simply add an "ed" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular past tense verbs. The word "hide" is one of the irregular past tense verbs. The irregular past tense version of "hide" is "hid". 

"Hid" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : English Grammar And Usage In Writing And Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1

Select the past tense version of the word below:

Tell 

Possible Answers:

Telled 

Tells 

Told

Tolds 

Correct answer:

Told

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a verb past tense, we simply add an "ed" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular past tense verbs. The word "tell" is one of the irregular past tense verbs. The irregular past tense version of "tell" is "told". 

"Told" is the correct answer. 

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