Common Core: 6th Grade English Language Arts : Verify Preliminary Determinations of Word Meanings: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.4.D

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Example Question #1 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that matches the definition provided. 

To help someone be calmer 

Possible Answers:

Context

Soothe

Knack 

Extinct

Correct answer:

Soothe

Explanation:

To soothe is to help someone, or something, be calmer. 

To use soothe in a sentence, "The mother's voice helped soothe her baby to sleep." 

Example Question #2 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that matches the definition provided. 

No longer existing

Possible Answers:

Extinct 

Knack

Soothe

Context

Correct answer:

Extinct 

Explanation:

When something is extinct, it means it no longer exists. 

To use extinct in a sentence, "The panda bear is endanger of becoming extinct." 

Example Question #3 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that matches the definition provided.

With a speaking voice that can be clearly heard.

Possible Answers:

Allude

Aloud

Allow

Allowed

Correct answer:

Aloud

Explanation:

To read something aloud means to read it so people can hear it. Not silently or at a whisper. 

To use aloud in a sentence, “The teacher decided the class would read the chapter aloud.”

 

 

Example Question #3 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that  matches the definition provided.

To have been given permission.

Possible Answers:

Allowed

Aloud

Elude

Allude

Correct answer:

Allowed

Explanation:

When something is allowed, it is permitted. 

To use allowed in a sentence, “The lifeguard said we were allowed to dive in the deep end of the pool.”

 

 

Example Question #4 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that matches the definition provided.

The type of environment in which an animal normally lives.

Possible Answers:

Hobby

Habit

Habitat

Habitual

Correct answer:

Habitat

Explanation:

Most animals have a natural habitat. Birds in trees, whales in oceans, etc.

To use habitat in a sentence, “The tiger was returned to its natural habitat, a jungle in Asia.”

 

 

Example Question #4 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that matches the definition provided.

Follow in an effort to capture.

Possible Answers:

Pursue

Peruse

Provoke

Purse

Correct answer:

Pursue

Explanation:

When you pursue something, you are trying to get it.

To use pursue in a sentence, “I have chosen to pursue a college degree.”

 

 

Example Question #5 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that matches the definition provided.

Examine carefully or at length.

Possible Answers:

Purse

Provoke

Pursue

Peruse

Correct answer:

Peruse

Explanation:

When you peruse an article, you are not skimming it. You are spending significant time reading through it.

To use peruse in a sentence, “I decided to peruse the article because I found the topic so interesting.”

 

 

Example Question #21 : Meanings Of Unknown And Multiple Meaning Words And Phrases: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4

Select the word that matches the definition provided:

Bring to an end.

Possible Answers:

Trite

Thermal

Termite

Terminate

Correct answer:

Terminate

Explanation:

When you terminate something, you end it.

To use terminate in a sentence, “They decided to terminate his job at the factory.”

 

 

Example Question #5 : Verify Preliminary Determinations Of Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.6.4.D

Select the word that matches the definition provided:

Relating to a city or densely populated area.

Possible Answers:

Rubble

Urbane

Urban

Rural

Correct answer:

Urban

Explanation:

Cities are referred to as urban areas.

To use urban in a sentence, “He liked living in an urban environment, there were tall buildings everywhere.”

 

 

Example Question #101 : Common Core: 6th Grade English Language Arts

Select the word that matches the definition provided:

Relating to the countryside rather than the town.

 

Possible Answers:

Rural

Rurik

Urban

Urbane

Correct answer:

Rural

Explanation:

People who live on farms or near small towns are often considered to live in rural areas.

To use rural in a sentence, “She was from a small, rural community with only one stop light.”

 

 

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