Common Core: Kindergarten English Language Arts : Language

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Example Question #1 : Form Regular Plural Nouns Orally By Adding /S/ Or /Es/: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1. C

Select the answer that shows more than one hat. 

Possible Answers:

hat

hats

hat's 

hatss 

Correct answer:

hats

Explanation:

Plural means more than one. For many words, we simply add an "s" to the end of the word to make it plural. 

hat  hats

Example Question #2 : Use Conventions Of Standard English Grammar And Usage When Writing Or Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1

Select the answer that shows more than one dog. 

Possible Answers:

doggs 

dogie 

dogs

dog

Correct answer:

dogs

Explanation:

Plural means more than one. For many words, we simply add an "s" to the end of the word to make it plural. 

dog  dogs

Example Question #3 : Use Conventions Of Standard English Grammar And Usage When Writing Or Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1

Select the answer that shows more than one cat. 

Possible Answers:

cat

catts 

cats

cates

Correct answer:

cats

Explanation:

Plural means more than one. For many words, we simply add an "s" to the end of the word to make it plural. 

cat  cats

Example Question #4 : Use Conventions Of Standard English Grammar And Usage When Writing Or Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1

Fill in the blank with the correct question word. 

__________ did I put the pencil? 

Possible Answers:

Who 

When

Where

Why

Correct answer:

Where

Explanation:

Question words normally begin a sentence that asks a question. 

"Who" asks about a person. 

"Where" asks about a place.

"When" asks about a time. 

"Why" asks for a reason.  

This question is about putting a pencil in a place. "Where" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #5 : Use Conventions Of Standard English Grammar And Usage When Writing Or Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1

Fill in the blank with the correct question word. 

__________ ate the last piece of cake? 

Possible Answers:

Who

Where

When

Why

Correct answer:

Who

Explanation:

Question words normally begin a sentence that asks a question. 

"Who" asks about a person. 

"Where" asks about a place.

"When" asks about a time. 

"Why" asks for a reason.  

This question is about eating the last piece of cake. People eat things, so "Who" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #6 : Use Conventions Of Standard English Grammar And Usage When Writing Or Speaking: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1

Fill in the blank with the correct question word. 

__________ did I put the phone? 

Possible Answers:

Why

Who

When

Where

Correct answer:

Where

Explanation:

Question words normally begin a sentence that asks a question. 

"Who" asks about a person. 

"Where" asks about a place.

"When" asks about a time. 

"Why" asks for a reason.  

This question is about putting a phone in a place. "Where" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Use The Most Frequently Occurring Prepositions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1. E

Fill in the blank. 

I am going _________ the store. 

Possible Answers:

to

on

with

off

Correct answer:

to

Explanation:

Let's try all of the answer options in the sentence. 

I am going with the store. Can you go with a store? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am going off the store. Can you go off a store? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am going on the store. Can you go on a store? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am going to the store. Can you go to a store? Yes, so this is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Use The Most Frequently Occurring Prepositions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1. E

Fill in the blank. 

I am __________ the bed. 

Possible Answers:

to 

with

on

from 

Correct answer:

on

Explanation:

Let's try all of the answer options in the sentence.

I am from the bed. Can you be from a bed? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am to the bed. Can you be to a bed? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am with the bed. Can you be with a bed? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am on the bed. Can you be on a bed? Yes, so this is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Use The Most Frequently Occurring Prepositions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.1. E

Fill in the blank. 

I am __________ the bike. 

Possible Answers:

with

from 

to 

on

Correct answer:

on

Explanation:

Let's try all of the answer options in the sentence.

I am from the bike. Can you be from a bike? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am to the bike. Can you be to a bike? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am with the bike. Can you be with a bike? No, so this is not the correct answer. 

I am on the bike. Can you be on a bike? Yes, so this is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.2

What is incorrect about the sentence below? 

she went to the store. 

Possible Answers:

The sentence doesn't not end with punctuation 

The sentence is not complete 

The sentence should end in a question mark

The word "she" should be capitalized 

Correct answer:

The word "she" should be capitalized 

Explanation:

All sentences must start with a capital letter. The word "she" from the sentence is the first word of the sentence, so "she" should be capitalized. 

This is a complete sentence, and it does end in a period. This sentence is not a question, so the period is the correct ending punctuation. 

"She went to the store."

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