3rdhm-theme3-sel2-barletta CST Formatted Test

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This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 3-Sel2 Giant of Barletta story in the CST format.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read this sentence from the story.Why don’t you hop down from your pedestal?What does the word pedestal mean in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Statue

    • B. 

      Base of a statue

    • C. 

      Pedals on a bike

    • D. 

      Plaza

  • 2. 
    Read this sentence from the story. She lived right across the square from the giant statue. In this sentence, you can tell that square means
    • A. 

      An area in the middle of town

    • B. 

      A shape

    • C. 

      Pedestal

    • D. 

      Park

  • 3. 
    At the end of the story, why did the army turn and leave instead of attacking the town?
    • A. 

      They felt sorry for the boy.

    • B. 

      They were waiting for another army.

    • C. 

      They were tired of fighting.

    • D. 

      They thought everyone was taller than the statue.

  • 4. 
    Read this sentence from the story. “Friends,” Zia Concetta said, “Our giant will go to meet this army himself!” Which two words from this sentence can be spelled differently and have a different meaning?
    • A. 

      Our, meet

    • B. 

      Himself, our

    • C. 

      Said, meet

    • D. 

      Will, go

  • 5. 
    Why is this story a fantasy story?
    • A. 

      Statues aren’t in towns.

    • B. 

      Statues can’t really come to life.

    • C. 

      Armies don’t really attack towns.

    • D. 

      Onions don’t make you cry.

  • 6. 
    How should the word mysterious be divided into syllables?
    • A. 

      Myst-erio-us

    • B. 

      Myster-ious

    • C. 

      Mys-te-ri-ous

    • D. 

      My-st-er-i-ous

  • 7. 
    What is the correct way to write the statue of Barletta?
    • A. 

      Barlettas’ statue

    • B. 

      Barlettaes statue

    • C. 

      Barlettas statue

    • D. 

      Barletta’s statue

  • 8. 
    Which sentence is written correctly?
    • A. 

      That onion was biggest than the orange.

    • B. 

      The onion is bigger of them all.

    • C. 

      That onion is the biggest in the whole bunch.

    • D. 

      Out of all the onions he could pick, he picked the bigger.

  • 9. 
    Which word is an ANTONYM for giant?
    • A. 

      Pedestal

    • B. 

      Weakling

    • C. 

      Small

    • D. 

      Colossal

  • 10. 
    Read this sentence from the story. The Mysterious Giant climbed back and stood still. Which sentence is broken up correctly into subject and predicate?
    • A. 

      The Mysterious Giant / climbed back and stood still.

    • B. 

      The Mysterious / Giant climbed back and stood still.

    • C. 

      The Mysterious Giant climbed / back and stood still.

    • D. 

      The Mysterious Giant climbed back / and stood still.

  • 11. 
    Which two words have the same vowel sound?
    • A. 

      North, smart

    • B. 

      Girl, dark

    • C. 

      Her, clear

    • D. 

      Turn, work

  • 12. 
    Which word does not belong with the others?
    • A. 

      Giant

    • B. 

      Small

    • C. 

      Weakling

    • D. 

      Tiny

  • 13. 
    Which of the following suffixes can be added at the end of the word quick to make a new word that means “most quick”?
    • A. 

      -er

    • B. 

      -ed

    • C. 

      -ing

    • D. 

      -est

  • 14. 
    Read this sentence from the story. The Mysterious Giant stands in the square, watches the people, and talks to Zia Concetta. What are the verbs in the above sentence?
    • A. 

      Stands, watches, people

    • B. 

      Giant, watches, Concetta

    • C. 

      Stands, watches, talks

    • D. 

      stands, square, talks

  • 15. 
    What is the correct way to write “most big”?
    • A. 

      Biger

    • B. 

      Bigger

    • C. 

      Bigest

    • D. 

      Biggest

  • 16. 
    Read these sentences from the story. No one even smiled, let alone waved at the Mysterious Giant.  No children played.  Everyone rushed around, piling their belongings in carts and wagons.  Everyone was getting ready to run from Barletta. What is the main idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      The people of Barletta are too busy to talk to the Mysterious Giant.

    • B. 

      The people of Barletta are scared and planning on moving.

    • C. 

      The people of Barletta are working.

    • D. 

      The people of Barletta are unfriendly.

  • 17. 
    How should the word celebration be divided into syllables?
    • A. 

      Cele-bra-tion

    • B. 

      Cel-ebrat-ion

    • C. 

      Cele-bration

    • D. 

      Cel-e-bra-tion

  • 18. 
    Something that is mysterious is
    • A. 

      A weakling.

    • B. 

      An imaginary creature.

    • C. 

      Hard to explain or understand.

    • D. 

      Recognizable.