Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts : Subject-Verb and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1.F

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Example Question #63 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below. 

Zoe and Maggie __________ to school each day. 

Possible Answers:

walkes 

walk

walkies

walks

Correct answer:

walk

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies". 

Zoe and Maggie are two nouns, so this is a plural subject, meaning we need to pick a plural verb. "Walk" is the plural verb. 

Example Question #64 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below. 

The girls __________ the mail from the mailbox. 

Possible Answers:

grabes 

grab

grabies 

grabs

Correct answer:

grab

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies". 

The girls are two nouns, so this is a plural subject, meaning we need to pick a plural verb. "Grab" is the plural verb. 

Example Question #65 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

Spot and Melissa __________ run around their neighborhood each day. 

Possible Answers:

skips

skippies 

skipping

skip

Correct answer:

skip

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies".

Example Question #66 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

Hailey ___________ a lot during class. 

Possible Answers:

talk

talking

talks

talkes 

Correct answer:

talks

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies".

Example Question #67 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

Ed ____________ his teeth each night before bed. 

Possible Answers:

brushes

brush

brushs 

brushing 

Correct answer:

brushes

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies".

Example Question #68 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

David and Nathan _________ to their grandma's house every day. 

Possible Answers:

walkies 

walk

walkes 

walks

Correct answer:

walk

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies".

Example Question #69 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct pronoun to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

David is hungry, even though ____________ just finished eating lunch. 

Possible Answers:

they

him

his

he

Correct answer:

he

Explanation:
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or noun phrase. The noun or noun phrase that the pronoun refers to is called the antecedent. A pronoun must agree with its antecedent.
Singular pronouns take the place of singular nouns. Singular pronouns include Iyousheheitmehimherhisitsmy, and your.
Plural pronouns take the place of plural nouns, or of nouns joined by the conjunction and. Plural pronouns include weyoutheyusthemouryour, and their.

Example Question #70 : Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts

Select the correct pronoun to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

Can you grab the plate on the top shelf? I can't reach _____________. 

Possible Answers:

it

they

them

its

Correct answer:

it

Explanation:
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or noun phrase. The noun or noun phrase that the pronoun refers to is called the antecedent. A pronoun must agree with its antecedent.
Singular pronouns take the place of singular nouns. Singular pronouns include Iyousheheitmehimherhisitsmy, and your.
Plural pronouns take the place of plural nouns, or of nouns joined by the conjunction and. Plural pronouns include weyoutheyusthemouryour, and their.

Example Question #1 : Subject Verb And Pronoun Antecedent Agreement: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.F

Select the correct pronoun to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

My family spent the weekend at ______________ beach house. 

Possible Answers:

you

they

their

our

Correct answer:

our

Explanation:
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or noun phrase. The noun or noun phrase that the pronoun refers to is called the antecedent. A pronoun must agree with its antecedent.
Singular pronouns take the place of singular nouns. Singular pronouns include Iyousheheitmehimherhisitsmy, and your.
Plural pronouns take the place of plural nouns, or of nouns joined by the conjunction and. Plural pronouns include weyoutheyusthemouryour, and their.

Example Question #2 : Subject Verb And Pronoun Antecedent Agreement: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.F

Select the correct pronoun to fill in the blank in the sentence below.

Where are my sunglasses? _________ aren't in my car. 

Possible Answers:

Them

Its

They

It

Correct answer:

They

Explanation:
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or noun phrase. The noun or noun phrase that the pronoun refers to is called the antecedent. A pronoun must agree with its antecedent.
Singular pronouns take the place of singular nouns. Singular pronouns include Iyousheheitmehimherhisitsmy, and your.
Plural pronouns take the place of plural nouns, or of nouns joined by the conjunction and. Plural pronouns include weyoutheyusthemouryour, and their.
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