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Introduction-Grade2EnglishLanguageArts
ThefollowingreleasedtestquestionsaretakenfromtheGrade2EnglishLanguageArtsStandardsTest.This
testisoneoftheCaliforniaStandardsTestsadministeredaspartoftheStandardizedTestingandReporting
(STAR)ProgramunderpoliciessetbytheStateBoardofEducation.
AllquestionsontheCaliforniaStandardsTestsareevaluatedbycommitteesofcontentexperts,including
teachersandadministrators,toensuretheirappropriatenessformeasuringtheCaliforniaacademiccontent
standardsinGrade2EnglishLanguageArts.Inadditiontocontent,allitemsarereviewedandapprovedto
ensuretheiradherencetotheprinciplesoffairnessandtoensurenobiasexistswithrespecttocharacteristics
suchasgender,ethnicity,andlanguage.
ThisdocumentcontainsreleasedtestquestionsfromtheCaliforniaStandardsTestformsin2003,2004,2005,
2006,and2007.FirstonthepagesthatfollowarelistsofthestandardsassessedontheGrade2English
LanguageArtsTest.Nextarereleasedpassagesandtestquestions.Followingthequestionsisatablethatgives
thecorrectanswerforeachquestion,thecontentstandardthateachquestionismeasuring,andtheyeareach
questionlastappearedonthetest.
Thefollowingtablelistseachstrand/reportingcluster,thenumberofitemsthatappearontheexam,andthe
numberofreleasedtestquestionsthatappearinthisdocument.
NUMBEROF NUMBEROF
STRAND/REPORTINGCLUSTER QUESTIONS RELEASED
ONEXAM TESTQUESTIONS
WordAnalysis 22 23
ReadingComprehension 15 23
LiteraryResponseandAnalysis 6 7
WritingStrategies 8 9
WrittenConventions 14 18
TOTAL 65 80
Inselectingtestquestionsforrelease,threecriteriaareused:(1)thequestionsadequatelycoveraselectionof
theacademiccontentstandardsassessedontheGrade2EnglishLanguageArtsTest;(2)thequestions
demonstratearangeofdifficulty;and(3)thequestionspresentavarietyofwaysstandardscanbeassessed.
Thesereleasedtestquestionsdonotreflectallofthewaysthestandardsmaybeassessed.Releasedtest
questionswillnotappearonfuturetests.
FormoreinformationabouttheCaliforniaStandardsTests,visittheCaliforniaDepartmentofEducations
Websiteathttp://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/resources.asp.
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READING
TheReadingportionoftheGrade2CaliforniaEnglishLanguageArtsStandardsTesthasthreestrands/
reportingclusters:WordAnalysis,ReadingComprehension,andLiteraryResponseandAnalysis.Eachof
thesestrands/clustersisdescribedbelow.
TheWordAnalysisStrand/Cluster
ThefollowingnineCaliforniaEnglishLanguageArtscontentstandardsareincludedintheWordAnalysis
strand/clusterandarerepresentedinthisbookletby23testquestionsforgrade2.Thesequestionsrepresent
onlysomewaysinwhichthesestandardsmaybeassessedontheGrade2CaliforniaEnglishLanguageArts
StandardsTest.
2RW1.0 WORDANALYSIS,FLUENCY,ANDSYSTEMATICVOCABULARYDEVELOPMENT:
Studentsunderstandthebasicfeaturesofreading. Theyselectletterpatternsand
knowhowtotranslatethemintospokenlanguagebyusingphonics,syllabication,
andwordparts. Theyapplythisknowledgetoachievefluentoralandsilentreading.
2RW1.1 DecodingandWordRecognition:Recognizeanduseknowledgeofspellingpatterns
(e.g.,diphthongs,specialvowelspellings)whenreading.
2RW1.2 DecodingandWordRecognition:Applyknowledgeofbasicsyllabicationruleswhen
reading(e.g.,v/cv=su/per,vc/cv=sup/per)
2RW1.3 DecodingandWordRecognition:Decodetwo-syllablenonsensewordsandregular
multisyllablewords.
2RW1.4 DecodingandWordRecognition:Recognizecommonabbreviations(e.g.,Jan.,Sun.,
Mr.,St.).
2RW1.5 DecodingandWordRecognition:Identifyandcorrectlyuseregularplurals(e.g.,-s,-es,
-ies)andirregularplurals(e.g.,fly/flies,wife/wives).
2RW1.7 VocabularyandConceptDevelopment:Understandandexplaincommonantonymsand
synonyms.
2RW1.8 VocabularyandConceptDevelopment:Useknowledgeofindividualwordsinunknown
compoundwordstopredicttheirmeaning.
2RW1.9 VocabularyandConceptDevelopment:Knowthemeaningofsimpleprefixesand
suffixes(e.g.,over-,un-,-ing,-ly).
2RW1.10 VocabularyandConceptDevelopment:Identifysimplemultiple-meaningwords.
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TheReadingComprehensionStrand/Cluster
ThefollowingsevenCaliforniaEnglishLanguageArtscontentstandardsareincludedintheReading
Comprehensionstrand/clusterandarerepresentedinthisbookletby23testquestionsforgrade2.These
questionsrepresentonlysomewaysinwhichthesestandardsmaybeassessedontheGrade2California
EnglishLanguageArtsStandardsTest.
2RC2.0 READINGCOMPREHENSION:Studentsreadandunderstandgrade-level-appropriate
material.Theydrawuponavarietyofcomprehensionstrategiesasneeded(e.g.,
generatingandrespondingtoessentialquestions,makingpredictions,comparing
informationfromseveralsources).TheselectionsinRecommended Readings in
Literature, Kindergarten Through Grade Eightillustratethequalityandcomplexityof
thematerialstobereadbystudents.Inadditiontotheirregularschoolreading,by
gradefour,studentsreadone-halfmillionwordsannually,includingagood
representationofgrade-level-appropriatenarrativeandexpositorytext(e.g.,classic
andcontemporaryliterature,magazines,newspapers,onlineinformation).Ingrade
two,studentscontinuetomakeprogresstowardthisgoal.
2RC2.1 StructuralFeaturesofInformationalMaterials:Usetitles,tablesofcontents,and
chapterheadingstolocateinformationinexpositorytext.
2RC2.3 ComprehensionandAnalysisofGrade-Level-AppropriateText:Useknowledgeofthe
authorspurpose(s)tocomprehendinformationaltext.
2RC2.4 ComprehensionandAnalysisofGrade-Level-AppropriateText:Askclarifying
questionsaboutessentialtextualelementsofexposition(e.g.,why,whatif,how).
2RC2.5 ComprehensionandAnalysisofGrade-Level-AppropriateText:Restatefactsand
detailsinthetexttoclarifyandorganizeideas.
2RC2.6 ComprehensionandAnalysisofGrade-Level-AppropriateText:Recognizecause-and-
effectrelationshipsinatext.
2RC2.7 ComprehensionandAnalysisofGrade-Level-AppropriateText:Interpretinformation
fromdiagrams,charts,andgraphs.
2RC2.8 ComprehensionandAnalysisofGrade-Level-AppropriateText:Followtwo-stepwritten
instructions.
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The Literary Response and Analysis Strand/Cluster
The following four California EnglishLanguage Arts content standards are included in the Literary Response
and Analysis strand/cluster and are represented in this booklet by seven test questions for grade 2. These
questions represent only some ways in which these standards may be assessed on the Grade 2 California
EnglishLanguage Arts Standards Test.
2RL3.0 LITERARY RESPONSE AND ANALYSIS: Students read and respond to a wide variety
of significant works of childrens literature. They distinguish between the structural
features of the text and the literary terms or elements (e.g., theme, plot, setting,
characters). The selections in Recommended Readings in Literature, Kindergarten
Through Grade Eight illustrate the quality and complexity of the materials to be read
by students.
2RL3.1 Narrative Analysis of Grade-Level-Appropriate Text: Compare and contrast plots,
settings, and characters presented by different authors.
2RL3.2 Narrative Analysis of Grade-Level-Appropriate Text: Generate alternative endings to
plots and identify the reason or reasons for, and the impact of, the alternatives.
2RL3.3 Narrative Analysis of Grade-Level-Appropriate Text: Compare and contrast different
versions of the same stories that reflect different cultures.
2RL3.4 Narrative Analysis of Grade-Level-Appropriate Text: Identify the use of rhythm, rhyme,
and alliteration in poetry.
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WRITING
TheWritingportionoftheGrade2CaliforniaEnglishLanguageArtsStandardsTesthastwostrands/reporting
clusters:WritingStrategiesandWrittenConventions.Eachofthesestrands/clustersisdescribedbelow.
TheWritingStrategiesStrand/Cluster
ThefollowingthreeCaliforniaEnglishLanguageArtscontentstandardsareincludedintheWritingStrategies
strand/clusterandarerepresentedinthisbookletbyninetestquestionsforgrade2.Thesequestionsrepresent
onlysomewaysinwhichthesestandardsmaybeassessedontheGrade2CaliforniaEnglishLanguageArts
StandardsTest.
2WS1.0 WRITINGSTRATEGIES:Studentswriteclearandcoherentsentencesandparagraphs
thatdevelopacentralidea.Theirwritingshowstheyconsidertheaudienceand
purpose.Studentsprogressthroughthestagesofthewritingprocess(i.e.,pre-
writing,drafting,revising,editingsuccessiveversions).
2WS1.1 OrganizationandFocus:Grouprelatedideasandmaintainaconsistentfocus.
2WS1.3 Research:Understandthepurposesofvariousreferencematerials(e.g.,dictionary,
thesaurus,atlas).
2WS1.4 EvaluationandRevision:Reviseoriginaldraftstoimprovesequenceandprovidemore
descriptivedetail.
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The Written Conventions Strand/Cluster
The following seven California EnglishLanguage Arts content standards are included in the Written
Conventions strand/cluster and are represented in this booklet by 18 test questions for grade 2. These
questions represent only some ways in which these standards may be assessed on the Grade 2 California
EnglishLanguage Arts Standards Test.
2WC1.0 WRITTEN AND ORAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVENTIONS: Students write and
speak with a command of standard English conventions appropriate to this grade
level.
2WC1.1 Sentence Structure: Distinguish between complete and incomplete sentences.
2WC1.3 Grammar: Identify and correctly use various parts of speech, including nouns and verbs,
in writing and speaking.
2WC1.4 Punctuation: Use commas in the greeting and closure of a letter and with dates and items
in a series.
2WC1.5 Punctuation: Use quotation marks correctly.
2WC1.6 Capitalization: Capitalize all proper nouns, words at the beginning of sentences and
greetings, months and days of the week, and titles and initials of people.
2WC1.7 Spelling: Spell frequently used, irregular words correctly (e.g., was, were, says, said, who,
what, why).
2WC1.8 Spelling: Spell basic short-vowel, long-vowel, r-controlled, and consonant-blend patterns
correctly.
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Thedirectionsforsamplequestions1-6arenotprintedinthetestbooklet.Thetestadministrator
readsthebracketeddirectionsaloudtostudents.

1 [FINDTHEWORDTHATHASTHESAME
SOUNDASTHEUNDERLINEDLETTER
ORLETTERSINTHEFIRSTWORD.]
board
A scared
B card
C boat
D tore
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2 [FINDTHEWORDTHATHASBEEN
DIVIDEDINTOSYLLABLESCORRECTLY.]
A beginning
B beginning
C beginning
D beginning
CSR11733

3 [FINDTHEWORDTHATHASBEEN
DIVIDEDINTOSYLLABLESCORRECTLY.]
A bottle
B bottle
C bottle
D bottle
CSR00118

4 [FINDTHEWORDTHATHASBEEN
DIVIDEDINTOSYLLABLESCORRECTLY.]
A hurry
B hurry
C hurry
D hurry
CSR12558.OSA

5 [FINDTHEWORDTHATHASTHESAME
SOUNDASTHEUNDERLINEDLETTER
ORLETTERSINTHEFIRSTWORD.]
might
A wait
B guide
C hear
D hit
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6 [FINDTHEWORDTHATHASTHESAME
SOUNDASTHEUNDERLINEDLETTER
ORLETTERSINTHEFIRSTWORD.]
growth
A town
B broke
C sprout
D spout
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7 Whichwordhasthesamevowel
soundasbread?
A ahead
B steal
C team
D break
CSR00202.OSA

8 Howshouldthewordimportantbe
dividedintosyllables?
A im-por-tant
B imp-or-tant
C imp-o-rtant
D im-port-ant
CSR00208.OSA
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FallFlowers
Assummerendsandfallbegins,youcanstillenjoyspringflowersinside!Itsan
easywaytomakeyourhomelookpretty.
Someflowersgrowfromseeds.Otherflowers,suchastulips,growfrombulbs.A
flowerbulblookslikeanonion.Somebulbsareasbigaseggs.Flowersgrownfrom
bulbscomeinmanydifferentcolors.
Somebulbflowersareeasierthanotherstogrowinside.A
goodonetotryfirstiscalledapaperwhite.Asmanyastwelve
sweet-smellingflowerscangrowfromonepaperwhitebulb.
FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS:
1 Findalargeglassjarthatisclearenoughtoseethrough.Fill
thejaralmosttothetopwithmarbles,stones,orshells.This
willgivethebulbsrootssomethingtoholdontoastheygrow.
Itwillalsogiveyouaplacetosetthebulb.
2 Placethebulbontopofthemarbles.Thebottomofthebulb
isthepartthatispointed,likethebottomofaheartshape.
Pushthebulbintothemarblesjustfarenoughtomakeitstay.
3 Fillthejarwithwater.Usejustenoughwatertocoverjustthe
bottompartofthebulb.
4 Putthejarinaplacewherethebulbwillgetplentyoflight.Checkeverydaytomake
surethereisstilltherightamountofwaterinthejar.Addwaterwhenitisneeded.
Soontherootswillstarttogrow.Inafewweeks,youcanenjoywatchingtheflowers
bloom.
Thereareafewdifferentkindsofpaperwhites,andnotallofthemareallwhite.
Somearewhiteandyellow,andothersareyellowandorange.Seewhatyoucanfindat
thegardenstore. Youmightwanttogrowmorethanonenexttime!
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9 Whyshouldthejarbemadeof

glass?
A Youcanuseaglassjaragainlater.
B Glassisheavy,sothejarwillnot
tipover.
C Theglasswillkeeptheroots
warm.
D Glassisclear,soyoucanseethe
rootsthroughit.
CSR00093.008
10 Whichsteptellswhyyoushoulduse

marbles,stones,orshells?
A Step1
B Step2
C Step3
D Step4
CSR00094.008
11 Whenshouldyoufirstputwater

inthejar?
A aftertheflowersbloom
B aftertherootsstarttoshow
C aftertheplantisaninchtall
D afterthebulbisplacedonthe
marbles
CSR00088.008
12 TheauthorusestheLAST
paragraphmostlytohelpthe
reader
A feelexcitedaboutgrowing
paperwhites.
B wanttoreadmorestoriesabout
flowers.
C thinkthatgrowingflowersis
easierthanitreallyis.
D wanttogrowflowersthatarenot
paperwhites.
CSR00097.008
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Readthenexttwostories.Thinkabouthowthesestoriesarethesameandhowthey
aredifferent.
Story1:TheDrumATalefromIndia
1 LongagoinIndia,aboynamedSonuandhismotherwere
walkinghomefromthemarket.Alongtheway,Motherstopped
andpickedupastick.Hereisafinestick,Sonu,shesaid.Im
sorryitisnotadrum.Iknowthatyouhavebeenwishingfor
one.
2 Thankyou,Mother,saidSonu,takingthelongpieceofwood.
Heknewthatshewouldbuyhimadrumifshehadthemoney.
3 Soontheymetawomanwhowastryingtostartafire.Herfire
wouldnotlight.Here,saidSonu,handingherhisstick.The
womanusedthesticktostartthefire.ThenshegaveSonuachapati,around,flatbread.
4 NextSonuandhismothermetamanandalittlegirl.Thegirlwashungry,soSonugaveher
hisbread.Here,takethisdrum,saidtheman.Someonegaveittomydaughter,butshe
doesntneedit.
2RP03200
Story2:TheBlueFeatherATalefromBrazil
1 MialivedbythegreatAmazonRiver.Onedayhermothergaveheraprettybluefeather.
2 MiawantedtoshowthefeathertoherfriendNali.Sheputthefeather
inherbasketandtoldhermotherwhereshewasgoing.Nalilived
nearbyinahutbytheriver.
3 Walkingonthepathalongtheriver,Miasawaredflower.Asshebent
topickuptheflower,thewindblewthebluefeatherupintotheair!
Miacouldnotcatchthefeather.Shesighedandputtheredflowerin
herbasket.
4 ThenayellowbutterflyflewinfrontofMia.Runningtocatchthe
butterfly,Miadroppedherbasket.Theredflowerfellout,andthe
windcarrieditoutontotheriver.
5 Miasighedandpickedupherbasket.Lookingup,Miasawtheyellowbutterflylandona
branchwheretherewasabluebird.Thebluebirdflewaway,droppingoneofitsbeautiful
bluefeathersnearMiasfeet!
6 Happily,Miapickedupthefeatherandhurriedtoherfriendshouse.
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13 Thesestorieshappen
A onhotdays.
B indifferentcountries.
C besidebigrivers.
D indarkforests.
CSR00081.006
14 IfSonusmotherhadnotgivenhim

thestick,howwouldtheENDof
Story1bedifferent?
A Sonuwouldnotbesohungry.
B Sonuwouldnotbegivenadrum.
C Sonuwouldnotmeetalittlegirl.
D Sonuwouldnotwishforadrum.
CSR00086.006
15 InBOTHstories,achildis
A lonely.
B playful.
C lucky.
D funny.
CSR00084.006
16 AttheENDofthestories,both
SonuandMia
A losesomething.
B areinsidehouses.
C havethingstheylike.
D playwithfriends.
CSR00083.006
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BigBubbles
Wealllovebubbles.Theyfloatthroughtheairlikelittleglassballs.Bubblesshineandsparkle
withcolorsandlight.Abubbleisjustapuffofairwithwateraroundit.Soapmakesthewater
sticktogetherinaroundshape.
Youcanmakebubbleswithdishwashingsoapandapapercup.Youwontmakelittlebubbles
asyoudowithmostbubble-blowingwands.Thebubblesyoucanblowwithyourpapercup
bubble-blowerwillbereallybig!
Heres what you will need:
Alargebowl
Aspoon
4cupsofwater
5tablespoonsofdishwashingsoap
Apairofscissors
Apapercup
Followthesestepstomakeand
useyourbubble-blower:
F
O
R
D
IS
H
E
S

1CUP
1. Fillthebowlwiththewater.
2. Addthedishwashingsoap.Stirthewaterslowlyasyoupourthesoapintothewater.You
dontwanttomakebubblesinthebowl,sobesuretostirgently.
3. Cutasmallholeinthebottomofthepapercup.Thisistheholethatyouwillblowthrough.
Itshouldbeabout1/2-inchacross.
4. Dipthetoprimofthecupintothesoapywater.(Thisistheedgeofthecupfromwhereyou
usuallydrink.)Slowlyliftthecupoutofthebowl.Thereshouldbeathinwindowof
soapywaterfillingtheopenspaceofthecup.
5. Slowlyputyourmouthuptotheholeinthebottomofthecup.Gentlyblowairthroughthe
hole.Abigbubblewillriseintotheair!
Foraparty,youcanmakeapapercupbubble-blowerforeachfriend.Justthinkofhowmany
bubblesyoucanmaketogether!
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17 Whatdoestheauthormostlywant

youtoknowaboutbubbles?
A Itiseasytoblowbigbubblesat
home.
B Somepeopledonotliketoblow
bubbles.
C Bubblescanbecaughtinaspoon.
D Scissorswillpopabubble.
CSR00075.004
18 Whichsteptellsyouwhatyou

shouldpourintothewater?
A Step1
B Step2
C Step3
D Step4
CSR00071.004
19 WhichoftheseisNOTusedto
makebubbles?
A apairofscissors
B apapercup
C alittleglassball
D alargebowl
CSR00066.004
20 Toblowmorebubbles,whichtwo
stepsshouldyoudoagain?
A 1and2
B 2and3
C 3and4
D 4and5
CSR00067.004
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FamilyPicnic
1 Weregoingtotheriver.
2 Wegothereonceayear.
3 Illseemyauntsanduncles
4 AndmycousinSusieMeer.
5 Hereyesarebrown.Herhairisblack.
6 HerbrotherismycousinJack.
7 Heistwelveandsheiseight.
8 Hurryup!Wecantbelate!
9 Wevemadepotatosalad,
10 Sweetbrownies,andpinkpunch.
11 Wellenjoyallthisandmore
12 Atourfamilypicniclunch.
CSR0P009
21 Whichlinesrhymewitheach
other?
A 7and8
B 8and9
C 7and10
D 8and10
CSR00101.009
22 Whichtwowordsfromthepoem

rhyme?
A each,black
B river,pink
C there,hair
D year,more
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DoloresHuerta
1 DoloresHuertahasworkedhardmostofherlifetohelpotherpeople.Shehas
helpedchangethingssothatfarmworkerscanhaveabetterlife.
2 DoloresgrewupinCalifornia.Shewasagoodstudentandlikedschool.After
shefinishedhighschool,shewenttocollegeandstudiedtobeateacher.Aftershe
becameateacher,Doloresnoticedthatmanyofherstudentswerenotgetting
enoughfoodtoeat.Someofthemworeveryoldclothes.Doloreswonderedhow
shecouldhelpthem.
3 Doloresdecidedtostopteachingsothatshecouldspendmoretimehelpingthe
farmworkersandtheirfamilies.Doloresdidnotwanttoquitherjob.Sheliked
teaching,butshethoughtshecouldhelpthechildrenmorebyhelpingtheir
families.Onethingshewantedtodowastogetmorepayforfarmworkerssothey
couldbuytheirchildrenthethingstheyneeded.
4 Doloresknewthatmanyfarmworkersmoveoftenfromoneplacetoanotherto
helppickdifferentkindsoffruitsandvegetables,likelettuceandgrapes.She
begantalkingandwritingabouttheseworkers.Evenpeoplewholivedfarfrom
CaliforniareadwhatDoloreswrote.
5 Gettinghigherpayforthefarmworkerswasnoteasy.Doloresworkedhardto
makesurethatfarmworkersgotfairpayfortheirwork.Sheknewthatnothing
wouldchangeunlesspeoplemadenewlawstohelptheworkers.Throughallher
hardwork,newlawsweremadethatgavefarmworkersfairpay.
6 DoloresHuertahasworkedformorethan30yearsinmanydifferentwaysto
makelifebetterforworkingpeople.Shehasshownhowmuchonepersoncan
changethings.
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23 WhatdoesDoloresfirstnoticeabout
herstudents?
A Theyarehungry.
B Theyaresleepy.
C Theyareangry.
D Theyaresad.
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24 Paragraph3tellsmainly
A whyDoloresquitteaching.
B whyDoloresdidntlike
teaching.
C whereDoloresgrewup.
D whereDoloreswenttoschool.
CSR01521.226
25 Whydidtheworkersmoveoften?
A tohavetheirownfarm
B togotoabetterschool
C togowhereitwaswarmer
D topickthefruitandvegetables
CSR01514.226
26 Inthispassage,whatdoesDolores
wantfortheworkers?
A betterpay
B moretimeoff
C betterschools
D moresafety
CSR01515.226
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TheSeed
by Aileen Fisher
1 Howdoesitknow,
2 thislittleseed,
3 ifitistogrow
4 toaflowerorweed,
5 Ifitistobe
6 avineorshoot,
7 orgrowtoatree
8 withalongdeeproot?
9 Aseedissosmall
10 wheredoyousuppose
11 itstoresupall
12 ofthethingsitknows?
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ofMarianReinerfortheauthor.
27 WhichwordsareSYNONYMS?
A littleandsmall
B seedandroot
C weedandshoot
D longanddeep
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28 Whichwordsfromthepoem
rhyme?
A thisandthings
B vineandtree
C shootandroot
D withandwhere
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29 Readthislinefromthepoem.
Aseedissosmall
Thelinefromthepoemgives
informationabout
A thewayaseedfeels.
B howaseedgrows.
C whereaseedisplanted.
D thesizeofaseed.
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30 Usethisdiagramtoanswerthe
questionbelow.
flower vine
weed
shoot
tree
Whichquestionbelongsinthe
circle?
A Whatcanaseedbecomewhenit
beginstogrow?
B Whatdoseedslooklike?
C Wheredoesaseedstoreallofthe
thingsitknows?
D Whyareseedssmall?
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31 Readtheselinesfromthepoem.
wheredoyousuppose
itstoresupall
ofthethingsitknows?
Inwhichsentencedoesstoreshave
aDIFFERENTmeaningfromthe
underlinedwordinthebox?
A Thesquirrelstoresitsacornsfor
winter.
B Janestoresherextrapencilsinher
desk.
C Thegrocerystoreswillbeclosed
tomorrow.
D Ourteacherstoresourschool
suppliesinthecloset.
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SugarComesHome
1 SugarthecatbelongedtoMr.andMrs.Woods.Herfurwaswhitelikesugar.That
ishowshegothername.Thecatwassweetlikesugartoo.Shewasapleasantpet.
Shedidhaveabumpononeleg,butMr.andMrs.WoodsthoughtthatSugarwasjust
right.
2 TheWoodsfamilylivedinCalifornia.Theyhadlivedthereforalongtime.One
daytheyhadtomovetoanotherstate.Itwouldbealongdrivetotheirnewhome.
Sugardidnotliketorideinacar.Thefamilydidnotknowwhattodo.
3 TheneighborswholivednextdoorwantedacatandsaidtheywouldkeepSugar.
Sugarwouldnothavetomoveorrideinacar.Everyonethoughtthatwouldplease
her.
4 TheWoodsfamilypackedthecar.TheysaidgoodbyetoSugar.Theywouldmiss
theircat,butSugarwouldhaveacomfortablehome.
5 TheWoodsfamilymovedtoOklahoma,whichwasfarfromCalifornia.They
startedanewlifeandwerecozy,buttheyoftenthoughtoftheircat.OnedayMrs.
Woodswasinthebarn.Acatcameintheopendoor.Thecatwaswetanddirty,but,
underthedirt,itsfurwaswhite.Itwaswhitelikesugar.
6 ThecatpurredsoftlyandjumpedintoMrs.Woodsarms.Mrs.Woodsfeltshe
knewthecat,buthercatlivedfaraway.Thenshesawsomething.Therewasabump
onitsleg!ThecatwasSugar!
7 Mr.andMrs.WoodslearnedthatSugarhadrunawayfromhome.Somehowthe
cathadwalkedmorethan1,000miles.Thetriphadtakenthecatmorethanoneyear.
TheydidnotunderstandhowSugarhadfoundthem,buttheyweredelightedthatshe
did!
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32 Readthissentencefromthepassage.
Thecatpurredsoftlyandjumped
intoMrs.Woodsarms.
WhichwordisaSYNONYMfor
softly?
A slowly
B loudly
C gently
D shyly
CSR12809.375
33 Paragraph1mainlytells
A wheretheWoodsfamilylived.
B whentheWoodsfamilygotSugar.
C whySugarranaway.
D whatSugarlookslike.
CSR12816.375
34 HowdidSugargettoOklahoma?
A ShemovedwiththeWoodsfamily.
B Aneighborbroughther.
C Shewalkedalongway.
D Sheflewonanairplane.
CSR12815.375
35 Theauthorwrotethispassageto
A givefactsaboutdifferentkindsof
cats.
B explainwhycatsdonotlikelong
trips.
C findafriendlyfamilyforacat.
D tellaboutthelifeofonecat.
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36 Sugargothernamebecause
A ofthecolorofherfur.
B shewasasweetcat.
C theWoodsfamilylikedher.
D ofthebumponherleg.
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When you are finished talking with your friend, push the
ON button again to turn your walkie-talkie off.
You and your friends will have lots of fun with Rabbit Ears
Walkie-Talkies. You can talk to someone who is in another
room at your house. You can talk to someone who is up to 180 feet
away from you. You can take your walkie-talkie with you when
you go camping or walking. Rabbit Ears Walkie-Talkies are easy
to use.
When you are finished talking, let go of the button
and listen. When your friend pushes the button and
says something, you will hear what your friend says
through your walkie-talkie.
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37 TheONbuttonisusedtoturnthe
walkie-talkieonand
A tomakeitlouder.
B tomakeitsofter.
C toturnitoff.
D tohelpyoucamp.
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38 HowcanyoulocktheTALK
button?
A Turnthebuttontotheleft.
B Pushthebuttoninandup.
C Pushthebuttondown.
D HoldthebuttoninandpushON.
CSR20161.130
39 WithaRabbitEarsWalkie-Talkie,

youcantalktosomeonewhois
A 150feetaway.
B 190feetaway.
C 220feetaway.
D 280feetaway.
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40 TheauthorMOSTlikelywrotethis
passage
A totellthereaderabouthimself.
B toteachthereaderhowtouse
something.
C toshowthereaderhowsomething
ismade.
D totellthereaderafunnystory.
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Thefollowingquestionsarenotabouta
story.Readandanswereachquestion.
41 Whatisthecorrectwaytowrite
thewordthatmeansmorethan
oneleaf?
A leafs
B leafes
C leavs
D leaves
CSR00012.OSA
42 Featherweightisacompound
word.Youcantellfromthetwo
partsofthewordthata
featherweightis
A abletofly.
B ticklish.
C notheavy.
D easytofind.
CSR00116.OSA
43 Inthewordsunhappyand
unusual,theun- means
A most.
B very.
C not.
D less.
44 Thisispartofabookstableof
contents.Useittoanswerthe
question.
TABLEOFCONTENTS
Chapter One: North America
TheFoxandtheRaccoon.......1
SongoftheMountains............4
LittleFeatherMeetsBear........7
Chapter Two: South America
KumaandtheBigRiver.........10
TheSmallestMonkey............12
ThreeTreeFrogs...................15
Chapter Three: Africa
MarumbiSavestheDay........18
TheJumpingFish..................22
FatherLionandHisSon........25
Ifyouarereadingpage23,which
storyareyoureading?
A SongoftheMountains
B ThreeTreeFrogs
C TheJumpingFish
D FatherLionandHisSon
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45 Whatisthecorrectwaytowritethe
wordthatmeansmorethanone
family?
A families
B familys
C familyes
D familes
CSR12808.375
46 Rainfallisacompoundword.You
cantellfromthetwopartsofthe
wordthatrainfallis
A whenyouslipinapuddle.
B waterthatcomesdownfromthe
sky.
C atimeofyear,likesummeror
spring.
D thepathofarivertothesea.
CSR00083.OSA
47 Whatdoesthewordbabyishmean?
A withoutababy
B besideababy
C likeababy
D holdingababy
CSR00010.OSA
48 Whichwordhasmorethanone
syllable?
A easily
B dreams
C freeze
D patched
CSR13875.OSA
49 Whatisthecorrectabbreviationfor
thewordSaturday?
A Satur.
B Sat.
C Saturd.
D Satu.
CSR13528.349
50 Thecorrectwaytowritetheword
thatmeansmorethanonefriend
is
A friendes.
B friends.
C friends.
D friendies.
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51 Readthissentence.
Freddyspuppyisnameless.
Namelessmeansthepuppy
A knowsitsname.
B hasmanynames.
C hearsitsname.
D hasnoname.
CSR00016.OSA
52 Readthissentence.
Ifyouthrowtheball,Iwillcatch
it.
Inwhichsentencedoestheword
catchhavethesamemeaningasit
doesinthesentenceinthebox?
A Wearasweateroutsidesoyoudo
notcatchacold.
B MysisterandIliketocatch
butterflies.
C Joserandownthesidewalkto
catchupwithhisfriends.
D ThisisthecornerwhereIcatchthe
bus.
CSR10069.OSA
53 Readthissentence.
Sharaisthefastestrunnerin
therace.
FastestmeansthatSharafinished
therace
A first.
B second.
C third.
D last.
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Thefollowingisaroughdraftofastudentsstory.Itcontainserrors.
SaturdayatthePark
(1)Iheardaknockatthedoor.(2)Ilookedoutthewindowandsawour
neighbor,Mrs.Ellis.(3)IllgetitIcalled,toMom.
(4)Mrs.EllistoldusaboutaneighborhoodpicnicatGriffithParkonSaturday
afternoon.(5)SheaskedifMomcouldbringapiefordessert.
(6)Whenwegottothepark,Icouldntfindaplacetoputthepie,soIheldit.
(7)Suddenly,Mrs.Ellisslittledogcamerunningrightinfrontofme.(8)Ifell
down. (9)WhenIhittheground,allIfelltwaswarmpieonmyface.(10)Iwasnot
hurt,butIhadthewholepietomyself!
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54 Readthissentence.
IllgetitIcalled,toMom.
Whatisthecorrectwayto
punctuatethesentence?
A IllgetitIcalledtoMom.
B Illgetit,IcalledtoMom.
C IllgetitI,calledtoMom.
D IllgetitIcalledtoMom.
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55 Readthissentence.
Whenwegottothepark,I
couldntfindaplacetoputthe
pie,soIheldit.
Whatpartofspeechisthe
underlinedword?
A verb
B adjective
C noun
D pronoun
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56 Readthissentence.
WhenIhittheground,allIfellt
waswarmpieonmyface.
Whichunderlinedwordisspelled
incorrectly?
A hit
B all
C fellt
D warm
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Thefollowingisaroughdraftofastudentsstory.Itcontainserrors.
DavidsTrumpet
(1)MycousinDavidplaysthetrumpetinhisschoolband.(2)Healwaystells
meaboutit. (3)Davidsays,Playingthetrumpetisfun!(4)Thetrumpetisa
brassinstrument.(5)Shinesandlookslikegold. (6)Atrumpethasthreesilver
buttinsontop.(7)Themouthpiece,thefingerhook,andthebellarealsopartsof
atrumpet.
(8)Davidblowsintoasilvermouthpieceontheotherendofthetrumpet.(9)It
lookslikealittlecup.(10)Heholdshismouthjustrighttoplaythehighnotes
andtomakethemusicsoundgood. (11)Hepracticesalottokeephislipsstrong.
(12)Heshapeshismouthintosmiles,circles,andyawns.(13)Sometimeshe
missesanote,andwelaughwenhedoesthat.(14)Davidpracticesthetrumpet
everyTuesdaywithhisFriendsMichaelandAnna.(15)Iwanttolearntoplaythe
trumpettoo.
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57 WhichsentencewouldNOTbelong
inthestory?
A Thetrumpetmakesaloudsound.
B Davidlikestopracticehistrumpet
fortheschoolband.
C Davidisverycarefulwithhis
trumpet.
D Ilivenextdoortoagirlwhoplays
aninstrument.
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58 Readthissentencefromthestory.
(13)Sometimeshemissesa
note,andwelaughwenhedoes
that.
Whichunderlinedwordinthe
sentenceisspelledincorrectly?
A misses
B laugh
C wen
D that
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60 WhichisNOTacompletesentence?
A (1)MycousinDavidplaysthe
trumpetinhisschoolband.
B (5)Shinesandlookslikegold.
C (9)Itlookslikealittlecup.
D (11)Hepracticesalottokeephis
lipsstrong.
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59 Readthissentencefromthestory.
(14)Davidpracticesthetrumpet
everyTuesdaywithhisFriends,
MichaelandAnna.
Whichunderlinedwordfromthe
sentenceintheboxisincorrectly
capitalized?
A Tuesday
B Friends
C Michael
D Anna
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Thefollowingquestionsarenotabouta
story.Readandanswereachquestion.
61 Evewrotesomesentencesabout
herlittlebrother.
Firstheholdsontothetable.
Thenheletsgo.Thenhetakes
threestepsbeforehefalls
down.Hesmileswhenhefalls
becausehelikeslearningto
walk.
Whichsentenceshouldbeputin
theblank?
A Ihaveabrotherwhoisoneyear
old.
B Mybrotherislearningtowalk.
C MybrothersnameisAlex.
D Ihelptakecareofmybrother.
CSL11841
62 Ifyouwanttofindoutwherethe
IndianOceanis,youshouldlook
in
A adictionary.
B athesaurus.
C anatlas.
D astorybook.
CSW00020.OSA
63 Whichsentenceiswritten
correctly?
A Evasaid,Letsbakecookies!
B Evasaid,Letsbakecookies!
C Evasaid,Letsbakecookies!
D Evasaid,Letsbakecookies!
CSL00016.OSA
64 WhichoftheseisNOTacomplete
sentence?
A Mygrandmotherbakescupcakes.
B Thecatthatlivesnextdoor.
C MybestfriendlivesinTexas.
D Themoviewasaboutdinosaurs.
CSL00060.OSA
65 Readthissentence.
Mydoglikestorunaroundthe
yardwithhisball.
Inthissentence,whichunderlined
wordisanoun?
A likes
B around
C yard
D his
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66 Whatisthecorrectwaytowrite
thesentence?
A Birdseatwormsbugsseeds,and,
piecesofbread.
B Birdseatwormsbugsseedsand
piecesof,bread.
C Birdseatwormsbugsseeds,and
piecesofbread.
D Birdseatworms,bugs,seeds,and
piecesofbread.
CSL00024.OSA
67 Inwhichsentenceisthe
underlinedwordNOTspelled
correctly?
A Johnwenttothestorewithhis
mother.
B Theteachersayed,Ilike
cookies,too.
C Mariathoughtthemoviewould
befunny.
D Thetwoboyswerelatetoclass.
CSL00074.OSA
68 Rosaiswritingaboutherpetdog
Ralph.
Ralphlikestobewithmeas
muchashecan.WhenIcome
homefromschool,heiswaiting
formebythefrontdoor.WhenI
gotomyroom,hefollowsme.
Therearemanydifferenttypes
ofdogs.Iliketotakehimoutside
toplaywithaball.
WhichsentencedoesNOTbelong
withtheothers?
A Ralphlikestobewithmeasmuch
ashecan.
B WhenIgotomyroom,he
followsme.
C Therearemanydifferenttypes
ofdogs.
D Iliketotakehimoutsidetoplay
withaball.
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69 Beniswritingareportontheclass
triptothefirestation.Hewantsto
tellaboutthefiretruckshesaw.
WhichsentenceBESTtellswhat
thefiretruckslookedlike?
A Wesawsomeneatfiretrucks.
B Wesawtwobrightredtruckswith
laddersandhoses.
C Wesawfiretrucksthathadmany
nicethingsonthem.
D Wesawtwogreatfiretrucks.
CSL11839
70 Whichsentenceiswritten
correctly?
A OnNovember22,theywillhave
thanksgivingdinner.
B Onnovember22,theywillhave
thanksgivingdinner.
C OnNovember22,theywillhave
Thanksgivingdinner.
D Onnovember22,theywillhave
ThanksgivingDinner.
CSL10245.OSA
71 Whichoftheseisacomplete
sentence?
A Theflagsstripesstandingforthe
firstcolonies.
B Theflagsstripesforthefirst
colonies.
C Theflagsstripesstandforthefirst
colonies.
D Theflagsstripesthatstandforthe
firstcolonies.
CSL00077.OSA
72 Readthisparagraph.
Iliketoseethemountains.
Therearesomesmall
mountainsandsometall
mountains.Thesmallmountains
aregreenandhavelotsoftrees.
Whichsentenceshouldgointhe
blankspace?
A Thetallmountainsarecoveredwith
whitesnow.
B Themountainsaretall.
C Thenicemountainsareinteresting
tolookat.
D Themountainsaretallandwhite
andnice.
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73 Whichsentenceiswritten
correctly?
A IreadabookaboutP.t.Barnumand
hiscircus.
B IreadabookaboutP.T.Barnum
andhiscircus.
C Ireadabookaboutp.t.Barnumand
hiscircus.
D Ireadabookaboutp.T.Barnum
andhiscircus.
CSL10077.OSA
74 WhichsentenceBESTbelongsina
storyabouthowhot-airballoons
fly?
A Weboughtcolorfulballoonsforthe
party.
B Ahot-airballoonmoveswiththe
wind.
C Myteacherhasapictureof
balloons.
D Airplanescanmovefasterthan
hot-airballoons.
CSL10035.OSA
75 Whichsentenceincludesthe
MOSTdetails?
A Theboythrewatoyupforthedog
tocatch.
B Herlunchboxheldahamsandwich.
C Thedriverwentdownthewinding
road.
D Thelargespotteddoghashuge
pawsandalongtail.
CSL20051.OSA
76 Whichsentencehasanunderlined
wordthatisspelledwrong?
A Didyourlittlesistercrawlinto
yourroom?
B Ilikethatbookbecuaseithas
brightpictures.
C Mydogatemybestshoe.
D Jamesisbusywritinghisstory
today.
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77 Peopleuseanatlaswhentheywant
tofind
A maps.
B pictures.
C words.
D stories.
CSL11601.0SA
78 Readthissentence.
Wefed,walked,andbathedthe
dogforitsowner.
Whichoftheunderlinedwordsare
verbs?
A Weandfedanddog
B Weanddogandowner
C fedandbathedandfor
D fedandwalkedandbathed
CSL11333.0SA
79 Readthissentence.
Marysaid,Getyourcoatand
comeplayoutside.
Whatisthecorrectwayto
punctuatethesentenceinthebox?
A Marysaid,Getyourcoatand
comeplayoutside.
B Marysaid,Getyourcoatand
comeplayoutside.
C Marysaid,Getyourcoatand
comeplayoutside.
D Marysaid,Getyourcoatand
comeplayoutside.
CSL20040.OSA
80 Readthissentence.
Calsedhewaslookingatthe
newstreetsign.
Whichunderlinedwordisspelled
incorrectly?
A sed
B was
C new
D sign
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D 2RW1.1 2003
D 2RW1.3 2003
C 2RW1.2 2003
C 2RW1.2 2004
B 2RW1.1 2005
B 2RW1.1 2006
A 2RW1.1 2007
A 2RW1.2 2007
D 2RC2.6 2003
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D 2RC2.8 2003
A 2RC2.3 2003
B 2RL3.3 2003
B 2RL3.2 2003
C 2RL3.1 2003
C 2RL3.1 2003
A 2RC2.3 2004
B 2RC2.8 2004
C 2RC2.5 2004
D 2RC2.8 2004
A 2RL3.4 2004
C 2RL3.4 2004
A 2RC2.5 2005
A 2RC2.4 2005
D 2RC2.6 2005
A 2RC2.4 2005
A 2RW1.7 2006
C 2RL3.4 2006
D 2RC2.4 2006
A 2RC2.7 2006
C 2RW1.10 2006
C 2RW1.7 2007
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37 C 2RC2.8 2007
38 B 2RC2.4 2007
39 A 2RC2.4 2007
40 B 2RC2.3 2007
41 D 2RW1.5 2004
42 C 2RW1.8 2004
43 C 2RW1.9 2004
44 C 2RC2.1 2004
45 A 2RW1.5 2005
46 B 2RW1.8 2005
47 C 2RW1.9 2005
48 A 2RW1.3 2006
49 B 2RW1.4 2006
50 C 2RW1.5 2006
51 D 2RW1.9 2006
52 B 2RW1.10 2006
53 A 2RW1.9 2007
54 B 2WC1.5 2005
55 A 2WC1.3 2005
56 C 2WC1.8 2005
57 D 2WS1.1 2006
58 C 2WC1.7 2006
59 B 2WC1.6 2006
60 B 2WC1.1 2006
61 B 2WS1.1 2003
62 C 2WS1.3 2003
63 A 2WC1.5 2003
64 B 2WC1.1 2003
65 C 2WC1.3 2003
66 D 2WC1.4 2004
67 B 2WC1.7 2004
68 C 2WS1.1 2004
69 B 2WS1.4 2004
70 C 2WC1.6 2004
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74 B 2WS1.1 2005
75 D 2WS1.4 2005
76 B 2WC1.7 2006
77 A 2WS1.3 2007
78 D 2WC1.3 2007
79 D 2WC1.5 2007
80 A 2WC1.7 2007
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