Test: Common Core: 6th Grade English Language Arts


Read the paragraph below and determine the meaning of the underlined word using context clues or your prior knowledge.

My friend Shelly waved me over to sit at the desk adjacent to hers. It was the first day of school and there was no way we were getting stuck sitting across the room from each other. We whispered across the aisle to each other while we waited for the teacher to start Geometry.

Shorter than all the rest

Next to or adjoining something else

Not having a common endpoint or border

Taller than all the rest

1/10 questions


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