Building Comprehension - 1st Trimester

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Took me two evenings, but if you're interested in building comprehension strategies, this may come in handy.

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  • Building Comprehension - 1st Trimester

    1. 1. WEEK ONEBuilding Comprehension
    2. 2. MainIdea - 1
    3. 3. Beth likes to swim with her friends at the beach.The best part of going to the beach is collecting shells. She likes to use shells to make jewelry. The Main Idea Is: a. Beth is a good swimmer. b. Beth likes to collect shells. c. Shells are easy to find. Main Idea - 1
    4. 4. Beth likes to swim with her friends at the beach.The best part of going to the beach is collecting shells. She likes to use shells to make jewelry. The Main Idea Is: a. Beth is a good swimmer. b. Beth likes to collect shells. c. Shells are easy to find. Main Idea - 1
    5. 5. Inference- 1
    6. 6. “I’ll trade you,” said Ben.“No,” answered Sherry. “You always bring cheese. I don’t like cheese.”“Well, then, I’ll give you my apple if you give me your banana,” saidBrian.Sherry looked at Brian’s apple. It was bright red and looked delicious.Sherry liked apples. But she also liked bananas! Shoe looked at herbanana. Then she looked at Brian’s apple.“Okay,” said Sherry. “I’ll trade.” It is likely that: a. Brian has a lunch box. b. Sherry had a peanut butter sandwich. c. It is lunch time at school. Inference- 1
    7. 7. “I’ll trade you,” said Ben.“No,” answered Sherry. “You always bring cheese. I don’t like cheese.”“Well, then, I’ll give you my apple if you give me your banana,” saidBrian.Sherry looked at Brian’s apple. It was bright red and looked delicious.Sherry liked apples. But she also liked bananas! Shoe looked at herbanana. Then she looked at Brian’s apple.“Okay,” said Sherry. “I’ll trade.” It is likely that: a. Brian has a lunch box. b. Sherry had a peanut butter sandwich. c. It is lunch time at school. Inference- 1
    8. 8. ContextClues - 1
    9. 9. I looked out the window. All I could see was white. Theground was white. The sky was white. My mother said, “That is a blizzard. The schools will be closed today.” The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. heavy snowstorm b. lots of sunshine c. heavy rainstorm Context Clues - 1
    10. 10. I looked out the window. All I could see was white. Theground was white. The sky was white. My mother said, “That is a blizzard. The schools will be closed today.” The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. heavy snowstorm b. lots of sunshine c. heavy rainstorm Context Clues - 1
    11. 11. Reading Between the Lines - 1
    12. 12. Kristin and Lynne were walking their dogs. Suddenly,Kristin’s dog, Sparks, spotted a squirrel. “Sparks, stay!”Kristin warned. But Sparks tried to run. Kristindropped the leash. Sparks ran across the street. Thesquirrel ran straight up a tree. Why did Kristin drop the leash? a. She wanted Sparks to run. b. They were back home. c. Sparks pulled so hard she couldn’t hold on. Reading Between the Lines - 1
    13. 13. Kristin and Lynne were walking their dogs. Suddenly,Kristin’s dog, Sparks, spotted a squirrel. “Sparks, stay!”Kristin warned. But Sparks tried to run. Kristindropped the leash. Sparks ran across the street. Thesquirrel ran straight up a tree. Why did Kristin drop the leash? a. She wanted Sparks to run. b. They were back home. c. Sparks pulled so hard she couldn’t hold on. Reading Between the Lines - 1
    14. 14. WEEK TWOBuilding Comprehension
    15. 15. MainIdea - 2
    16. 16. Lisa’s birthday is soon. She wants to have a party. She will ask six friends to come. They will play games. They will eat cake and ice cream. It will be fun. The Main Idea Is: a. May people came to Lisa’s house. b. Lisa got many presents. c. Lisa wants to have a birthday party. Main Idea - 2
    17. 17. Lisa’s birthday is soon. She wants to have a party. She will ask six friends to come. They will play games. They will eat cake and ice cream. It will be fun. The Main Idea Is: a. May people came to Lisa’s house. b. Lisa got many presents. c. Lisa wants to have a birthday party. Main Idea - 2
    18. 18. Inference- 2
    19. 19. Brenda was the first one out the door. She ran to the playground. Shegrabbed the swinging tire and sat in it. She rocked back and forth. thenJason said he would like a turn on the tire. Brenda gave up the tire andran to the gym set. She climbed up the bars. She climbed all throughthe gym set.“Whee!” shouted Brenda. It is likely that: a. Brenda does not like Jason. b. Brenda likes to play outdoors. c. Brenda does not like the playground. Inference- 2
    20. 20. Brenda was the first one out the door. She ran to the playground. Shegrabbed the swinging tire and sat in it. She rocked back and forth. thenJason said he would like a turn on the tire. Brenda gave up the tire andran to the gym set. She climbed up the bars. She climbed all throughthe gym set.“Whee!” shouted Brenda. It is likely that: a. Brenda does not like Jason. b. Brenda likes to play outdoors. c. Brenda does not like the playground. Inference- 2
    21. 21. ContextClues - 2
    22. 22. Monkeys do tricks and amuse people. Monkeys climbvery fast. They blow horns. They dance and make funny noises. People laugh when they watch monkeys. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. make people laugh b. make people cry c. make people tired Context Clues - 2
    23. 23. Monkeys do tricks and amuse people. Monkeys climbvery fast. They blow horns. They dance and make funny noises. People laugh when they watch monkeys. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. make people laugh b. make people cry c. make people tired Context Clues - 2
    24. 24. Reading Between the Lines - 2
    25. 25. Marvin the Magician was the first to try to remove thesword from the stone. He said some magic words. Yetthe sword didn’t move. Next, Sir Sam tried to move thesword. He pulled it hard. It still wouldn’t move. Finally,Little Knight tried. He pulled on the sword. The swordcame free of the stone. Who pulled the hardest on the sword? a. Little Knight b. Marvin the Magician c. Sir Sam Reading Between the Lines - 2
    26. 26. Marvin the Magician was the first to try to remove thesword from the stone. He said some magic words. Yetthe sword didn’t move. Next, Sir Sam tried to move thesword. He pulled it hard. It still wouldn’t move. Finally,Little Knight tried. He pulled on the sword. The swordcame free of the stone. Who pulled the hardest on the sword? a. Little Knight b. Marvin the Magician c. Sir Sam Reading Between the Lines - 2
    27. 27. WEEK THREEBuilding Comprehension
    28. 28. MainIdea - 3
    29. 29. Jim’s family bought a new car. Jim is very excitedabout it. His father and mother will take him for aride in it tomorrow. Jim hopes it will be a long ride. The Main Idea Is: a. Jim goes for his first car ride. b. Jim learns how to drive. c. Jim is happy about the new car. Main Idea - 3
    30. 30. Jim’s family bought a new car. Jim is very excitedabout it. His father and mother will take him for aride in it tomorrow. Jim hopes it will be a long ride. The Main Idea Is: a. Jim goes for his first car ride. b. Jim learns how to drive. c. Jim is happy about the new car. Main Idea - 3
    31. 31. Inference- 3
    32. 32. Larry frowned. He turned his paper over. He wrote “245.” Below that,he wrote “319.”“Let’s see,” he thought. “Five and nine are fourteen.” Larry wrote a “4”in the one’s column.“I’ll never finish,” he thought. He looked at the clock. “I’ll never finishin time. I have only three problems done There are seven more to go!” It is likely that: a. Larry is taking a math test. b. Larry likes reading better than he likes math. c. Larry is not allowed to turn the paper over. Inference- 3
    33. 33. Larry frowned. He turned his paper over. He wrote “245.” Below that,he wrote “319.”“Let’s see,” he thought. “Five and nine are fourteen.” Larry wrote a “4”in the one’s column.“I’ll never finish,” he thought. He looked at the clock. “I’ll never finishin time. I have only three problems done There are seven more to go!” It is likely that: a. Larry is taking a math test. b. Larry likes reading better than he likes math. c. Larry is not allowed to turn the paper over. Inference- 3
    34. 34. ContextClues - 3
    35. 35. Jessica and Ruth saw the sky turn dark. Large raindrops began to fall. They ran. They looked very funny when they walked into the house. They were drenched! The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. muddy b. dry c. very wet Context Clues - 3
    36. 36. Jessica and Ruth saw the sky turn dark. Large raindrops began to fall. They ran. They looked very funny when they walked into the house. They were drenched! The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. muddy b. dry c. very wet Context Clues - 3
    37. 37. Reading Between the Lines - 3
    38. 38. “Have you seen my gold necklace?” Alice asked Sara.“No,” Sara replied. “Have you looked in your room?”“Yes, It’s not there, but I’m sure I’ll find it,” Alice said.“I’ll help you look,” Sara said.“It must be somewhere,” Alice said. “I know we’ll find it. Itwill just take time.” How did Alice feel about finding her necklace? a. She was hopeful she would find it. b. She was sad she lost it. Reading Between c. She was angry she lost it. the Lines - 3
    39. 39. “Have you seen my gold necklace?” Alice asked Sara.“No,” Sara replied. “Have you looked in your room?”“Yes, It’s not there, but I’m sure I’ll find it,” Alice said.“I’ll help you look,” Sara said.“It must be somewhere,” Alice said. “I know we’ll find it. Itwill just take time.” How did Alice feel about finding her necklace? a. She was hopeful she would find it. b. She was sad she lost it. Reading Between c. She was angry she lost it. the Lines - 3
    40. 40. WEEK FOURBuilding Comprehension
    41. 41. MainIdea - 4
    42. 42. The clock rang. John pulled the covers over hishead. He did not want to get up. His eyes were shut. In a few minutes John heard Mother call him. He had to get up. The Main Idea Is: a. John did not want to get up. b. John always sleeps late. c. John gets upset six o’clock. Main Idea - 4
    43. 43. The clock rang. John pulled the covers over hishead. He did not want to get up. His eyes were shut. In a few minutes John heard Mother call him. He had to get up. The Main Idea Is: a. John did not want to get up. b. John always sleeps late. c. John gets upset six o’clock. Main Idea - 4
    44. 44. Inference- 4
    45. 45. There are many different ways of going to school. Some children go toschool by radio. The teacher talks the children over the radio. Thechildren can talk back to the teacher.In some desert countries, children go to school in tents. The peoplemove across the desert. They carry the tent school with them.In some hot countries, children go to school outside all year long. theydo not sit in buildings. They sit on the grass. It is likely that: a. The kind of school you go to depends on where you live. b. Children who do not see their teachers do not like them. c. There are no buildings in hot countries. Inference- 4
    46. 46. There are many different ways of going to school. Some children go toschool by radio. The teacher talks the children over the radio. Thechildren can talk back to the teacher.In some desert countries, children go to school in tents. The peoplemove across the desert. They carry the tent school with them.In some hot countries, children go to school outside all year long. theydo not sit in buildings. They sit on the grass. It is likely that: a. The kind of school you go to depends on where you live. b. Children who do not see their teachers do not like them. c. There are no buildings in hot countries. Inference- 4
    47. 47. ContextClues - 4
    48. 48. I am in a band. All the children play instruments.Mindy blows a horn. I ring bells. We make a lot of noise, everyone likes to hear us play.The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. things that you throw b. things that make music c. games in a playground Context Clues - 4
    49. 49. I am in a band. All the children play instruments.Mindy blows a horn. I ring bells. We make a lot of noise, everyone likes to hear us play.The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. things that you throw b. things that make music c. games in a playground Context Clues - 4
    50. 50. Reading Between the Lines - 4
    51. 51. Sir Billy held a small glass cup. It was painted in beautifulcolors.“That’s a beautiful glass cup,” Marvin the Magician said.“It’s a gift for the king,” Sir Billy said.“Be careful with it,” Marvin said.Sir Billy walked slowly through the castle. He held the cuptightly. Finally, he gave it to the king. How did Sir Billy bring the cup to the king? a. He ran with it. b. He was careless bringing it to the king. Reading Between c. He brought it carefully. the Lines - 4
    52. 52. Sir Billy held a small glass cup. It was painted in beautifulcolors.“That’s a beautiful glass cup,” Marvin the Magician said.“It’s a gift for the king,” Sir Billy said.“Be careful with it,” Marvin said.Sir Billy walked slowly through the castle. He held the cuptightly. Finally, he gave it to the king. How did Sir Billy bring the cup to the king? a. He ran with it. b. He was careless bringing it to the king. Reading Between c. He brought it carefully. the Lines - 4
    53. 53. WEEK FIVEBuilding Comprehension
    54. 54. MainIdea - 5
    55. 55. Joe will wash Father’s car. Father likes a clean car. Joe likes to wash the car. He will make it very clean. Father will pay him for his work. The Main Idea Is: a. Joe likes to wash Father’s car. b. Joe does not like cars. c. Joe goes for a ride in a clean car. Main Idea - 5
    56. 56. Joe will wash Father’s car. Father likes a clean car. Joe likes to wash the car. He will make it very clean. Father will pay him for his work. The Main Idea Is: a. Joe likes to wash Father’s car. b. Joe does not like cars. c. Joe goes for a ride in a clean car. Main Idea - 5
    57. 57. Inference- 5
    58. 58. Jennifer took the bright red boots out of the closet and put one on.“Hey, those are my boots,” said Paul.Jennifer looked inside the boots and saw Paul’s name. “Oh,” saidJennifer. “I’m sorry.”Just then, Jennifer saw another pair of red boots. She looked inside theboots and frowned. These weren’t her boots, either! Where were herboots? It is likely that: a. Jennifer has black boots. b. The closet is wet. c. Jennifer lost her boots. Inference- 5
    59. 59. Jennifer took the bright red boots out of the closet and put one on.“Hey, those are my boots,” said Paul.Jennifer looked inside the boots and saw Paul’s name. “Oh,” saidJennifer. “I’m sorry.”Just then, Jennifer saw another pair of red boots. She looked inside theboots and frowned. These weren’t her boots, either! Where were herboots? It is likely that: a. Jennifer has black boots. b. The closet is wet. c. Jennifer lost her boots. Inference- 5
    60. 60. ContextClues - 5
    61. 61. All winter long There is rain and snow. Cold winds blow. That is why I ________ a coat Wherever I go.The context shows the word that best fits in the blank space is: a. carry b. leave c. wear Context Clues - 5
    62. 62. All winter long There is rain and snow. Cold winds blow. That is why I ________ a coat Wherever I go.The context shows the word that best fits in the blank space is: a. carry b. leave c. wear Context Clues - 5
    63. 63. Reading Between the Lines - 5
    64. 64. Julia and Sara went fishing. They brought everything theyneeded down to the river.“I have a bite!” Sara cried.Quickly, she pulled in her fishing line.There was a nice fish at the other end.“I have a bite, too!” Julia said, laughing.“Quickly pull in your line!” Sara said.“No!” Julia laughed. “A fly bit me!” What did Julia catch? a. She had a small fish. b. She caught nothing. Reading Between c. She had a large fish. the Lines - 5
    65. 65. Julia and Sara went fishing. They brought everything theyneeded down to the river.“I have a bite!” Sara cried.Quickly, she pulled in her fishing line.There was a nice fish at the other end.“I have a bite, too!” Julia said, laughing.“Quickly pull in your line!” Sara said.“No!” Julia laughed. “A fly bit me!” What did Julia catch? a. She had a small fish. b. She caught nothing. Reading Between c. She had a large fish. the Lines - 5
    66. 66. WEEK SIXBuilding Comprehension
    67. 67. MainIdea - 6
    68. 68. Ginny will move to a new house. The new house isnot far from the old house. Ginny will go to the same school. She can keep her old friends. She can make new friends, too. The Main Idea Is: a. Ginny does not want to move. b. Ginny is going to move. c. Moving is fun. Main Idea - 6
    69. 69. Ginny will move to a new house. The new house isnot far from the old house. Ginny will go to the same school. She can keep her old friends. She can make new friends, too. The Main Idea Is: a. Ginny does not want to move. b. Ginny is going to move. c. Moving is fun. Main Idea - 6
    70. 70. Inference- 6
    71. 71. Shirley cut out the picture of the moon first. She put it on the table.She hoped she did not put it too close to the edge. That was where shehad rubbed some paste on the table.Next, Shirley cut out of the picture of the tree. Then she cut out thepicture of the house. Now, she was ready to paste the pictures on thedark blue paper!Shirley grabbed the moon. But the moon did not move! It wouldn’tcome off the table. It is likely that: a. The tree is on top of the moon. b. Shirley put the moon on the paste. c. The moon is too heavy for Shirley to lift. Inference- 6
    72. 72. Shirley cut out the picture of the moon first. She put it on the table.She hoped she did not put it too close to the edge. That was where shehad rubbed some paste on the table.Next, Shirley cut out of the picture of the tree. Then she cut out thepicture of the house. Now, she was ready to paste the pictures on thedark blue paper!Shirley grabbed the moon. But the moon did not move! It wouldn’tcome off the table. It is likely that: a. The tree is on top of the moon. b. Shirley put the moon on the paste. c. The moon is too heavy for Shirley to lift. Inference- 6
    73. 73. ContextClues - 6
    74. 74. How many things can you think of that twirl? I cantwirl a basketball on one finger. I like dancers best who twirl around and around. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. move fast b. jump fast c. turn around fast Context Clues - 6
    75. 75. How many things can you think of that twirl? I cantwirl a basketball on one finger. I like dancers best who twirl around and around. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. move fast b. jump fast c. turn around fast Context Clues - 6
    76. 76. Reading Between the Lines - 6
    77. 77. Sara, Kim, and Lilly were having a sleepover at Kim’s house.The girls watched a scary movie and ate popcorn. Then theydecided to turn off all of the lights and tell scary stories.Suddenly there was a flash outside. the flash was followed by aloud rumble. The girls screamed. “What was that?” askedLilly. Then raindrops began to fall outside the window. What was the flash? a. It was lightning. b. It was a camera. Reading Between c. It was a lamp. the Lines - 6
    78. 78. Sara, Kim, and Lilly were having a sleepover at Kim’s house.The girls watched a scary movie and ate popcorn. Then theydecided to turn off all of the lights and tell scary stories.Suddenly there was a flash outside. the flash was followed by aloud rumble. The girls screamed. “What was that?” askedLilly. Then raindrops began to fall outside the window. What was the flash? a. It was lightning. b. It was a camera. Reading Between c. It was a lamp. the Lines - 6
    79. 79. WEEK SEVENBuilding Comprehension
    80. 80. MainIdea - 7
    81. 81. Mark has a dog. It is a very beautiful pet. Mark will take the dog to a dog show. He hopes it will win. Mark and the dog will have fun. The Main Idea Is: a. Mark has many dogs. b. Mark will win something. c. Mark will go to a dog show. Main Idea - 7
    82. 82. Mark has a dog. It is a very beautiful pet. Mark will take the dog to a dog show. He hopes it will win. Mark and the dog will have fun. The Main Idea Is: a. Mark has many dogs. b. Mark will win something. c. Mark will go to a dog show. Main Idea - 7
    83. 83. Inference- 7
    84. 84. The children sat at their desks and watched the television. They knewthe person on the screen. It was Mr. Fisher. They knew him becausethey saw him every day.Mr. Fisher spoke. “Tale out your paper and pencils,” he said.The children took out their pencils and paper.“Now print the letter Z on your paper,” said Mr. Fisher.The children printed the letter Z. It is likely that: a. The children are in the sixth grade. b. The children learn by watching a teacher on television. c. Mr. Fisher does not want to see the children. Inference- 7
    85. 85. The children sat at their desks and watched the television. They knewthe person on the screen. It was Mr. Fisher. They knew him becausethey saw him every day.Mr. Fisher spoke. “Tale out your paper and pencils,” he said.The children took out their pencils and paper.“Now print the letter Z on your paper,” said Mr. Fisher.The children printed the letter Z. It is likely that: a. The children are in the sixth grade. b. The children learn by watching a teacher on television. c. Mr. Fisher does not want to see the children. Inference- 7
    86. 86. ContextClues - 7
    87. 87. We wear bathing suits at the beach. The sun shines onour bare skin. Our skin feels hot. Then we run into the water. It feels cool on our bare skin. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. strong b. uncovered c. brown Context Clues - 7
    88. 88. We wear bathing suits at the beach. The sun shines onour bare skin. Our skin feels hot. Then we run into the water. It feels cool on our bare skin. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. strong b. uncovered c. brown Context Clues - 7
    89. 89. Reading Between the Lines - 7
    90. 90. Bonnie and Sue went into the ghost house at the fair. Therewere bats that flew in the air. A vampire came out of a box. Aghost appeared at a window. The lights went out. There wasno sound.“I wonder what will happen next,” Sue said in a shaky voice.“I... I don’t know,” Bonnie said. Then her teeth began tochatter. Why did Bonnie’s teeth chatter? a. She felt hot. b. She felt scared. Reading Between c. She felt hungry. the Lines - 7
    91. 91. Bonnie and Sue went into the ghost house at the fair. Therewere bats that flew in the air. A vampire came out of a box. Aghost appeared at a window. The lights went out. There wasno sound.“I wonder what will happen next,” Sue said in a shaky voice.“I... I don’t know,” Bonnie said. Then her teeth began tochatter. Why did Bonnie’s teeth chatter? a. She felt hot. b. She felt scared. Reading Between c. She felt hungry. the Lines - 7
    92. 92. WEEK EIGHTBuilding Comprehension
    93. 93. MainIdea - 8
    94. 94. Frank has no pets. He wants a quiet pet. He looks atfish and turtles. Turtles are more fun to watch. Frank buys a turtle. The Main Idea Is: a. Frank has turtles and fish. b. Frank does not like animals. c. Frank gets a turtle. Main Idea - 8
    95. 95. Frank has no pets. He wants a quiet pet. He looks atfish and turtles. Turtles are more fun to watch. Frank buys a turtle. The Main Idea Is: a. Frank has turtles and fish. b. Frank does not like animals. c. Frank gets a turtle. Main Idea - 8
    96. 96. Inference- 8
    97. 97. Denise licked the stone. Kick, kick, kick! She kicked it and then ealkedafter it. She thought it just wasn’t fair! Kick, kick, kick! Why couldn’tshe be the princess in the play? She was prettier than Linda. She wassmarted than Linda, too! Kick, kick, kick! She wanted to be theprincess! But the class had voted for Linda!Denise saw a dirty puddle up ahead. She bent down and picked up thestone. Splat! She threw it into the paddle.“There, take that!” she shouted. It is likely that: a. Denise does not like class plays. b. Denise does not like stones. c. Denise is angry. Inference- 8
    98. 98. Denise licked the stone. Kick, kick, kick! She kicked it and then ealkedafter it. She thought it just wasn’t fair! Kick, kick, kick! Why couldn’tshe be the princess in the play? She was prettier than Linda. She wassmarted than Linda, too! Kick, kick, kick! She wanted to be theprincess! But the class had voted for Linda!Denise saw a dirty puddle up ahead. She bent down and picked up thestone. Splat! She threw it into the paddle.“There, take that!” she shouted. It is likely that: a. Denise does not like class plays. b. Denise does not like stones. c. Denise is angry. Inference- 8
    99. 99. ContextClues - 8
    100. 100. Eddie and I jog together. We pass all the people whoare walking. We stay near each other. We do not run too fast. That is why we can jog for miles. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. walk slowly b. race fast c. run slowly Context Clues - 8
    101. 101. Eddie and I jog together. We pass all the people whoare walking. We stay near each other. We do not run too fast. That is why we can jog for miles. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. walk slowly b. race fast c. run slowly Context Clues - 8
    102. 102. Reading Between the Lines - 8
    103. 103. Robin’s mother told her they had a boat they could use on thelake.“What kind of boat is it?” Robin asked.“Well, it doesn’t have a motor or sails,” Robin’s mother said.“It does not have oars like a row boat. It has paddles. NativeAmericans once used this kind of boar on the lake.” What kind of boat was it? a. It was a canoe. b. It was a rowboat. Reading Between c. It was a sailboat. the Lines - 8
    104. 104. Robin’s mother told her they had a boat they could use on thelake.“What kind of boat is it?” Robin asked.“Well, it doesn’t have a motor or sails,” Robin’s mother said.“It does not have oars like a row boat. It has paddles. NativeAmericans once used this kind of boar on the lake.” What kind of boat was it? a. It was a canoe. b. It was a rowboat. Reading Between c. It was a sailboat. the Lines - 8
    105. 105. WEEK NINEBuilding Comprehension
    106. 106. MainIdea - 9
    107. 107. It gets very hot in the summer. Sometimes it is toohot to work. It is too hot to play. The best thing to do is go swimming. The Main Idea Is: a. Summer is too short. b. School starts in summer. c. Summer can get very hot. Main Idea - 9
    108. 108. It gets very hot in the summer. Sometimes it is toohot to work. It is too hot to play. The best thing to do is go swimming. The Main Idea Is: a. Summer is too short. b. School starts in summer. c. Summer can get very hot. Main Idea - 9
    109. 109. Inference- 9
    110. 110. The bell rang very loudly. The teacher stopped writing on the board.She looked at the class. “Stand up,” she said. “Start walking. Walkquickly. Do not push or shove.”The children stood up. They left their papers on their desks. Theywalked in a single file out the door. Boys and girls walked out of everyclassroom. They all walked quickly out of the building.“Very good,” said the principal, “that took only six minutes.”Then everybody went back into the building and went back to work It is likely that: a. The bell meant that school was over for the day. b. The school was having a fire drill. c. The bell rang at this time every day. Inference- 9
    111. 111. The bell rang very loudly. The teacher stopped writing on the board.She looked at the class. “Stand up,” she said. “Start walking. Walkquickly. Do not push or shove.”The children stood up. They left their papers on their desks. Theywalked in a single file out the door. Boys and girls walked out of everyclassroom. They all walked quickly out of the building.“Very good,” said the principal, “that took only six minutes.”Then everybody went back into the building and went back to work It is likely that: a. The bell meant that school was over for the day. b. The school was having a fire drill. c. The bell rang at this time every day. Inference- 9
    112. 112. ContextClues - 9
    113. 113. Eddie and I jog together. We pass all the people whoare walking. We stay near each other. We do not run too fast. That is why we can jog for miles. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. walk slowly b. race fast c. run slowly Context Clues - 9
    114. 114. Eddie and I jog together. We pass all the people whoare walking. We stay near each other. We do not run too fast. That is why we can jog for miles. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. walk slowly b. race fast c. run slowly Context Clues - 9
    115. 115. Reading Between the Lines - 9
    116. 116. Don got a gift from his father for his birthday.“I wonder what it could be!” Don cried. He opened the gift.Inside, there was something small, cute, and furry. It had ashort tail that wagged.“I think I’ll call you Candy,” Don said. The Candy barked. What was inside the box? a. It was a kitten. b. It was a rabbit. c. It was a puppy. Reading Between the Lines - 9
    117. 117. Don got a gift from his father for his birthday.“I wonder what it could be!” Don cried. He opened the gift.Inside, there was something small, cute, and furry. It had ashort tail that wagged.“I think I’ll call you Candy,” Don said. The Candy barked. What was inside the box? a. It was a kitten. b. It was a rabbit. c. It was a puppy. Reading Between the Lines - 9
    118. 118. WEEK TENBuilding Comprehension
    119. 119. MainIdea - 10
    120. 120. Scott has something he likes a lot. It has four wheels.It is red. It can carry things. Scott rides it. Scott gives his friends rides in it. It is Scott’s wagon. The Main Idea Is: a. All boys like wagons. b. Scott has fun with his wagon. c. All wagons are red. Main Idea - 10
    121. 121. Scott has something he likes a lot. It has four wheels.It is red. It can carry things. Scott rides it. Scott gives his friends rides in it. It is Scott’s wagon. The Main Idea Is: a. All boys like wagons. b. Scott has fun with his wagon. c. All wagons are red. Main Idea - 10
    122. 122. Inference- 10
    123. 123. The young girl held the pole in the air. Then she saw someyounger children. She held them back from the street with herarm. She looked both ways. Then she lowered the pole.A white flag with red letters was on the pole. The letters spelledS-T-O-P. While the pole was down, the children crossed thestreet. When they were on the other side, the girl raised thepole. It is likely that: a. The girl is younger than the other children. b. The girl is wearing a raincoat. c. The girl is on the safety patrol. Inference- 10
    124. 124. The young girl held the pole in the air. Then she saw someyounger children. She held them back from the street with herarm. She looked both ways. Then she lowered the pole.A white flag with red letters was on the pole. The letters spelledS-T-O-P. While the pole was down, the children crossed thestreet. When they were on the other side, the girl raised thepole. It is likely that: a. The girl is younger than the other children. b. The girl is wearing a raincoat. c. The girl is on the safety patrol. Inference- 10
    125. 125. ContextClues - 10
    126. 126. Sheep have woolly, white hair. Their hair grows duringthe winter. The wool is sheared in the spring. Then the sheep have short hair for the summer. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. washed b. petted c. cut Context Clues - 10
    127. 127. Sheep have woolly, white hair. Their hair grows duringthe winter. The wool is sheared in the spring. Then the sheep have short hair for the summer. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. washed b. petted c. cut Context Clues - 10
    128. 128. Reading Between the Lines - 10
    129. 129. Brad fixed some cookies and milk for himself. First, he filled aplate with cookies. Then, he filled a glass with cold, freshmilk. He placed the plate of cookies on the table. Next, hetook the glass of milk and put it on the table.“I can’t wait,” Brad said to himself as he quickly sat down atthe table. But as he did, he knocked over the glass of milk. What happened to the milk? a. Brad drank it. b. It spilled on the table. c. It was cold. Reading Between the Lines - 10
    130. 130. Brad fixed some cookies and milk for himself. First, he filled aplate with cookies. Then, he filled a glass with cold, freshmilk. He placed the plate of cookies on the table. Next, hetook the glass of milk and put it on the table.“I can’t wait,” Brad said to himself as he quickly sat down atthe table. But as he did, he knocked over the glass of milk. What happened to the milk? a. Brad drank it. b. It spilled on the table. c. It was cold. Reading Between the Lines - 10
    131. 131. WEEK ELEVENBuilding Comprehension
    132. 132. MainIdea - 11
    133. 133. There are 10 hens in the barn. They are good hens. They lay eggs every day. They each have a nest. Sometimes they make a lot of noise. The Main Idea Is: a. Hens and roosters lay eggs. b. All farmers have hens. c. Ten hens lay eggs. Main Idea - 11
    134. 134. There are 10 hens in the barn. They are good hens. They lay eggs every day. They each have a nest. Sometimes they make a lot of noise. The Main Idea Is: a. Hens and roosters lay eggs. b. All farmers have hens. c. Ten hens lay eggs. Main Idea - 11
    135. 135. Inference- 11
    136. 136. Elaine sat down. The concrete felt wet and cold. ButElaine didn’t care. She was tired. She looked at Kevin.He was running around the trees. She thought helooked silly. Then she looked at Gretchen. Gretchen wasplaying baseball. Elaine didn’t want to run around thetrees. Elaine didn’t want to play baseball. Elaine wantedto be in the classroom. She wanted to read a book. It is likely that: a. Elaine is sitting down in the playground. b. Elaine is sitting down in the gym. c. Elaine is sitting down in her yard at home. Inference- 11
    137. 137. Elaine sat down. The concrete felt wet and cold. ButElaine didn’t care. She was tired. She looked at Kevin.He was running around the trees. She thought helooked silly. Then she looked at Gretchen. Gretchen wasplaying baseball. Elaine didn’t want to run around thetrees. Elaine didn’t want to play baseball. Elaine wantedto be in the classroom. She wanted to read a book. It is likely that: a. Elaine is sitting down in the playground. b. Elaine is sitting down in the gym. c. Elaine is sitting down in her yard at home. Inference- 11
    138. 138. ContextClues - 11
    139. 139. I learned to swim last year. At first I stayed in shallowwater. Now I am a strong swimmer. I can swim in deep water too. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. not deep b. deep c. clean Context Clues - 11
    140. 140. I learned to swim last year. At first I stayed in shallowwater. Now I am a strong swimmer. I can swim in deep water too. The context shows the underlined word in the passage means: a. not deep b. deep c. clean Context Clues - 11
    141. 141. Reading Between the Lines - 11
    142. 142. Cindy had just come home from school. It was her birthday.She walked into the house. All of a sudden, she heard manyvoices shout: “Surprise!” All of Cindy’s friends were there.Cindy looked very surprised. Then, she smiled from ear to ear. How did Cindy feel about the surprise party? a. She was sad. b. She was angry. c. She was happy. Reading Between the Lines - 11
    143. 143. Cindy had just come home from school. It was her birthday.She walked into the house. All of a sudden, she heard manyvoices shout: “Surprise!” All of Cindy’s friends were there.Cindy looked very surprised. Then, she smiled from ear to ear. How did Cindy feel about the surprise party? a. She was sad. b. She was angry. c. She was happy. Reading Between the Lines - 11

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