MAP 2nd Grade Language Arts : Understanding and Editing for Mechanics

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Example Question #1 : Mechanics

In the sentence provided, where should a period go? 

I can't wait to go to the park tomorrow 

Possible Answers:

After the word "I"

Before the word "I" 

After the word "tomorrow"

Before the word "tomorrow" 

Correct answer:

After the word "tomorrow"

Explanation:

Periods go at the end of a sentence. The period for the sentence provided should go after the word "tomorrow". 

I can't wait to go to the park tomorrow.

Example Question #2 : Mechanics

Select the answer choice that should be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

kite

hat

april

ball

Correct answer:

april

Explanation:

Of the choices provided, the word "April" should always be capitalized because "April" is a month, and months should always be capitalized. Unless the words "hat", "ball", and "kite" are the first words of a sentence, they do not need to be capitalized. 

Example Question #3 : Mechanics

Select the answer choice that should be capitalized.

Possible Answers:

ohio 

car

step

house 

Correct answer:

ohio 

Explanation:

Of the choices provided, the word "Ohio" should always be capitalized because "Ohio" is a state, and states should always be capitalized. Unless the words "car", "step", and "house" are the first words of a sentence, they do not need to be capitalized. 

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