3rdhm-theme4-sel3-two Days In May CST Formatted Test

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This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 4-Sel3 Two Days in May story in the CST format.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read this sentence from the story.          The deer grazed and slept cautiously, always alert to danger.  They watched us with curious, intelligent eyes.          In this passage, what two words does the author use to let the reader know that the deer are not comfortable in their new surroundings?
    • A. 

      Grazed, eyes

    • B. 

      Danger, curious

    • C. 

      Cautiously, curious

    • D. 

      Cautiously, intelligent

  • 2. 
    Read this sentence from the passage.          Mr. Benny nod as he walked over to us.           Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verb?
    • A. 

      Was nodded

    • B. 

      Nodding

    • C. 

      Will nod

    • D. 

      Nodded

  • 3. 
    Where do Mr. Donovan and Luis believe the deer came from?
    • A. 

      The woods

    • B. 

      The garden

    • C. 

      The animal shelter

    • D. 

      The zoo

  • 4. 
    Read this sentence from the story.          The problem is population growth.  We’ve built towns and highways where there were once forests and streams.  Now there is little habitat left for the deer.         Which answer gives the best meaning for the word habitat as it is used in the sentence in the box?
    • A. 

      The cage at the zoo

    • B. 

      Where the animals normally live

    • C. 

      What the animals eat

    • D. 

      The other animals that live with the deer

  • 5. 
    Which sentence does not show how this story brings the neighbors together?
    • A. 

      They all decided to stay with the deer until the animal rescuer can come out.

    • B. 

      Mr. Smiley lets the pigeon lady feed the birds behind his store.

    • C. 

      They told jokes and had pizza together.

    • D. 

      They left the deer alone when the animal rescuer came.

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

      Popu - lation

    • B. 

      Pop- u - lation

    • C. 

      Popu – la - tion

    • D. 

      Pop – u – la – tion

  • 7. 
    What word is not spelled correctly?
    • A. 

      Wrinkled

    • B. 

      Whispering

    • C. 

      Waching

    • D. 

      Growth

  • 8. 
    Read the following passage.  “If you don’t mind, folks,” he said, “I’ll just hang around until you’ve all had enough and gone home.”What can we infer the animal control officer was waiting to do?
    • A. 

      Feed the deer

    • B. 

      Take the deer to another garden

    • C. 

      Take the deer to the zoo

    • D. 

      Shoot the deer

  • 9. 
    Which word could not have multiple meanings?
    • A. 

      Yard

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      Outfit

    • D. 

      Tails

  • 10. 
    Which of the following words is does not have a base word?
    • A. 

      Anxiously

    • B. 

      Grazing

    • C. 

      Pigeon

    • D. 

      Movements

  • 11. 
    Read this sentence.We tried to keep our distance and not make any sudden movements.  What can we infer from this sentence?
    • A. 

      We tried to keep our distance and not make any sudden movements.

    • B. 

      The neighbors wanted to scare the deer away.

    • C. 

      They were happy to have the deer in the garden.

    • D. 

      The neighbors wanted to get close to see what the deer looked like.

  • 12. 
    Read this sentence.  Papa hug me and asked how I liked camping out.Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verb?
    • A. 

      Was hug

    • B. 

      Am hug

    • C. 

      Hugged

    • D. 

      Is hugging

  • 13. 
    Which statement is an opinion? 
    • A. 

      Their hearing is very sharp.

    • B. 

      Look how they rotate their big soft ears to the left and right.

    • C. 

      The tails are white underneath, which means the animals are white-tailed deer.

    • D. 

      The deer may have come all this way looking for food.

  • 14. 
    Read this sentence.Down the block a train rumbled ________, but _____________ life seemed to stand still.Which pair of words makes the sentence correct?
    • A. 

      By, hear

    • B. 

      Bye, hear

    • C. 

      Bye, here

    • D. 

      By, here

  • 15. 
    Read this sentence.When the animal control officer arrived, he saw the crowd surrounding the deer and decided not tot take any chances.By using the “context clues” in the above passage, you can tell that surrounding means:
    • A. 

      Next to

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      Behind

    • D. 

      Talking

  • 16. 
    Read this passage.There aren’t enough woods left for all the deer to find a home,” added Mr. Donovan.  “That’s why the young deer wander far away.  They’re looking for territory of their own.    What is the main idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      The deer are running away.

    • B. 

      The woods are becoming smaller and the deer no longer have a home.

    • C. 

      The woods are becoming smaller and the deer no longer have a home.

    • D. 

      People enjoy having the deer in their garden.

  • 17. 
    Which reference book would I use to find out what the word territory means? 
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Dictionary

    • D. 

      Phone book