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Topic: 3.3-3.4 Reading Skills

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 3
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Measures 3 skills from
Grade 3
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Use context to understand unfamiliar words
Understand common prefixes and suffixes
Indentify and use antonyms, synonyms, homographs, and homophones

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29 questions
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  • Q1
    In paragraph 7, the word promoted means —
    given a better job
    discussed by others
    required to work more hours
    finished with a task
    60s
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  • Q2
    Which words from paragraph 3 help the reader understand the meaning of excelled?
    in school
    at math and science
    like most kids
    performed well
    60s
    Use context to understand unfamiliar words
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  • Q3
    In paragraph 10, the reader can use the suffix “-less” to know that the word effortless means —
    without having to try hard
    the process of trying hard
    a person who tries hard
    the result of trying hard
    60s
    Understand common prefixes and suffixes
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  • Q4
    In line 17, what does the word stride mean?
    Fall
    Build
    Sleep
    Walk
    60s
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  • Q5
    Read the dictionary entry. Which meaning of judge is used in paragraph 9?
    Question Image
    Meaning 1
    Meaning 4
    Meaning 2
    Meaning 3
    60s
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  • Q6
    Which of these is a synonym for the word scattered in paragraph 7?
    Carried
    Buried
    Found
    Spread
    60s
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  • Q7
    Read this dictionary entry for the word free. Which meaning of free is used in paragraph 9?
    Question Image
    Meaning 2
    Meaning 1
    Meaning 3
    Meaning 4
    60s
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  • Q8
    What does the word fortunate mean in paragraph 1?
    Happy
    Wise
    Lucky
    Proud
    60s
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  • Q9
    Read the dictionary entry below. Which meaning best fits the way straight is used in paragraph 1?
    Question Image
    Meaning 2
    Meaning 4
    Meaning 3
    Meaning 1
    60s
    Use context to understand unfamiliar words
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  • Q10
    In paragraph 3, what does the word dissatisfied mean?
    Satisfied before
    Not satisfied
    One who is satisfied
    Able to be satisfied
    60s
    Understand common prefixes and suffixes
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  • Q11
    Which word is a synonym of creating in paragraph 10?
    Making
    Finding
    Drawing
    Organizing
    60s
    Indentify and use antonyms, synonyms, homographs, and homophones
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  • Q12
    What is the meaning of the word hesitant in paragraph 7?
    Honored
    Unsure
    Annoyed
    Hopeful
    60s
    Use context to understand unfamiliar words
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  • Q13
    Which words from paragraph 9 help the reader understand the meaning of expand?
    new location
    swim and hike
    is so big
    to the mountains
    60s
    Use context to understand unfamiliar words
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  • Q14
    In paragraph 2, roamed means —
    wandered
    hid
    worked
    learned
    60s
    Use context to understand unfamiliar words
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  • Q15
    Read this dictionary entry. Which meaning most closely matches the word admitted as it is used in paragraph 22?
    Question Image
    Meaning 1
    Meaning 2
    Meaning 3
    Meaning 4
    60s
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  • Q16
    Which word is a synonym for ordinary in paragraph 1?
    Useful
    Common
    Important
    Fake
    60s
    Indentify and use antonyms, synonyms, homographs, and homophones
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  • Q17
    In line 29, pleased means —
    wanted
    visited
    looked
    described
    60s
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  • Q18
    Which words from paragraph 4 help the reader understand what retrieved means in paragraph 5?
    surprised, appear
    investigate, thought
    worried, pointing
    found, returned
    60s
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  • Q19
    In paragraph 10, the word speechless means that Amy —
    does not like to speak
    is not able to speak
    has too many things to say
    repeats things when speaking
    60s
    Understand common prefixes and suffixes
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  • Q20
    In paragraph 2, what does the word support mean?
    Think about
    Take care of
    Listen to
    Feel proud of
    60s
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