Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts : Identify Connections Between Words and Their Uses: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.5.B

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Example Question #1 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Fill in the blank based on the description provided in the sentence below:

__________ protect and serve communities by fighting crime. 

Possible Answers:

Police Officers

Fireman 

Doctors

Teachers

Correct answer:

Police Officers

Explanation:

This sentence is describing a professional. Someone who fights crime and protects the community. A Police Officer can be described this way; thus, "Police Officer" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that would most change the meaning of the sentence below if it were to replace the underlined word:

Sarah is very friendly.

Possible Answers:

Kind

Supportive

Mean

Nice

Correct answer:

Mean

Explanation:

Words have connections to each other. In this example, “friendly” is a positive word being used to describe Sarah. Words that are connected to “friendly” would also be positive words. Someone who is friendly might also be kind, nice, and supportive. However, a friendly person would not be described as mean.

Example Question #3 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that would most change the meaning of the sentence below if it were to replace the underlined word:

The house is huge.

Possible Answers:

Giant

Gigantic

Large

Tiny

Correct answer:

Tiny

Explanation:

Words have connections to each other. Huge means to be big. “Giant”, “Large”, and “Gigantic” are all words that could describe something that is big. However, “Tiny” means the opposite, so that would not be a good replacement word for “huge”.

Example Question #4 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that would most change the meaning of the sentence below if it were to replace the underlined word:

The clown is scary.

Possible Answers:

Mean

Frightening

Funny

Terrifying

Correct answer:

Funny

Explanation:

Words have connections to each other. “Scary” is a negative word being used to describe the clown. “Terrifying”, “Mean”, and “Frightening” are all negative words that could replace the word “scary”. However, “Funny” is a positive word that would be used to describe the clown.

Example Question #5 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that doesn't fit with the others.

Possible Answers:

Pear

Carrot

Apple

Cake

Correct answer:

Cake

Explanation:

Words can have connections to each other. A carrot, apple, and pear are all healthy foods. A cake is an example of a dessert and wouldn’t be described as healthy.

Example Question #6 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that doesn’t fit with the others.

Possible Answers:

Addition

Subtraction

Science

Multiplication

Correct answer:

Science

Explanation:

Words can have connections to each other. Subtraction, Multiplication, and Addition are all math processes. Science is not a math process.

Example Question #7 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that doesn’t fit with the others.

Possible Answers:

Clown

Police officer

Firefighter

Soldier

Correct answer:

Clown

Explanation:

Words can have connections to each other. A soldier, police officer, and firefighter could all be described as brave. A clown is someone that is funny but wouldn’t be described as brave.

Example Question #8 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that doesn’t fit with the others.

Possible Answers:

Nurse

Veterinarian

Doctor

Surgeon

Correct answer:

Veterinarian

Explanation:

Words can have connections to each other. A doctor, nurse, and surgeon take care of people when they are sick. A veterinarian takes care of animals when they are sick.

Example Question #9 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that doesn’t fit with the others.

Possible Answers:

Beach

Car

Train

Plane

Correct answer:

Beach

Explanation:

Words can have connections to each other. A plane, train, and car are all things you can take to go places. You can travel to all of them. A beach is a place you could travel to, but not something you’d travel in.

Example Question #10 : Identify Connections Between Words And Their Uses: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.5.B

Select the word that doesn’t fit with the others.

Possible Answers:

Sun

Flowers

Grass

Tree

Correct answer:

Sun

Explanation:

Words can have connections to each other. Trees, flowers, and grass are all things that grow outside. The sun is also outside, but it doesn’t grow.

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