3rdhm-theme6-sel1-pepita Talks Twice CST Formatted Test

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This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 6-Sel1 Pepita Talks Twice story in the CST format.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read this sentence from the story.            And when she went into her own yard and found her brother Juan teaching Lobo to return a ball, the grumble grew so big that it exploded.            In this passage, what is the grumble that Pepita is feeling?
    • A. 

      Pepita wants to help other people, including Juan and Lobo.

    • B. 

      She is tired from running home.

    • C. 

      That she wants a snack after school.

    • D. 

      That she does not want to speak both English and Spanish.

  • 2. 
    Read this sentence from the passage.          Pepita race by the grocery store that belong to Mr. Hobbs, but not fast enough.            Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verbs?
    • A. 

      Was racing, was belong

    • B. 

      Raced, belonged

    • C. 

      Did raced, belonging

    • D. 

      Was race, was belong

  • 3. 
    Which encyclopedia volume should the student use to find more information about dog training?
    • A. 

      Volume I Aa-At

    • B. 

      Volume IX Ce-Do

    • C. 

      Volume XV Ou-Qu

    • D. 

      Volume XVII Sh-Ta

  • 4. 
    Read this sentence from the story.          Pepita mumbled to herself, “It is not a wonderful thing at all, not when you have to speak twice.”          Which answer gives the best meaning for the word mumbled as it is used in the sentence in the box?
    • A. 

      Saying softly or unclearly

    • B. 

      Saying something with emotion

    • C. 

      Saying something loudly

    • D. 

      Saying something angrily

  • 5. 
    Pepita is tired of  speaking two languages.  What would she MOST likely do if she could only speak English?
    • A. 

      She would ignore the people speaking Spanish to her.

    • B. 

      Pepita would pretend to talk Spanish.

    • C. 

      She would try to remember Spanish words she had learned from other people.

    • D. 

      Pepita pretend that she understood them then leave.

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

      En – chil – a - da

    • B. 

      En – chil - ada

    • C. 

      Ench – ila - da

    • D. 

      En – chi – la - da

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

      Purple

    • B. 

      Littel

    • C. 

      Travel

    • D. 

      People

  • 8. 
    Read the following passage.            When Pepita walked into her yard after school, she found Lobo sleeping on the front porch.  “Wolf, come here!” she called.  “Wolf, wake up!”  But he didn’t open an eye or even wiggle an ear.           What can we infer from the above passage as to why Lobo didn’t answer Pepita?
    • A. 

      Lobo was ignoring Pepita because she wouldn’t play with him.

    • B. 

      Pepita wasn’t saying his name loud enough.

    • C. 

      Lobo doesn’t speak English.

    • D. 

      Lobo was Juan’s dog not Pepita’s.

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

      Face

    • B. 

      Tamale

    • C. 

      Yard

    • D. 

      Ball

  • 10. 
    Which of the following words is NOT and adjective?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Beautiful

    • C. 

      Dog

    • D. 

      Crisp

  • 11. 
    What would be the correct way to write Pepita’s address?
    • A. 

      Pepita Sanchez, 88 Los Cedros Ave., Rialto, CA 92376

    • B. 

      Pepita Sanchez 88 Los Cedros Ave. Rialto CA 92376

    • C. 

      Pepita Sanchez, 88 Los Cedros, Ave., Rialto, CA , 92376

    • D. 

      Pepita Sanchez, 88 Los Cedros Ave., Rialto, CA, 92376

  • 12. 
    Read this sentence.            That night when she went to bed, Pepita pull the blankets up to her chin and made a stubborn face.            Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verb?
    • A. 

      Was pull

    • B. 

      Am pull

    • C. 

      Pulled

    • D. 

      Is pulling

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

      Pepita translates for people who can’t speak English.

    • B. 

      Pepita can speak English and Spanish.

    • C. 

      Lobo means wolf in Spanish.

    • D. 

      I love speaking two languages.

  • 14. 
    Which group of words is in alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      Pepita, Juan, Lobo, Wolf

    • B. 

      Enchilada, language, taco, tamale

    • C. 

      Spanish, tortilla, taco, salsa

    • D. 

      Tamales, Pepita, Wolf, enchilada

  • 15. 
    Read this sentence.          “If I didn’t speak Spanish and English,” she burst out, “I ________ have been ____________ first!”          Which pair of words makes the sentence correct?
    • A. 

      Wood, here

    • B. 

      Would, here

    • C. 

      Would, hear

    • D. 

      Wood, hear

  • 16. 
    Read this sentence.            She ducked behind the fence as she went by her neighbors’ house, but not low enough.            By using the “context clues” in the above passage, you can tell that ducked means:
    • A. 

      To get real low

    • B. 

      A bird

    • C. 

      To run

    • D. 

      To stand in front of

  • 17. 
    Which sentence is broken correctly into its subject and predicate? 
    • A. 

      Pepita’s neighbor / Miguel was bouncing a rubber ball.

    • B. 

      Pepita’s / neighbor Miguel was bouncing a rubber ball.

    • C. 

      Pepita’s neighbor Miguel was / bouncing a rubber ball.

    • D. 

      Pepita’s neighbor Miguel / was bouncing a rubber ball.

  • 18. 
    Read this passage.          She nuzzled her face in his warm fur.  “I’ll never call you Wolf again,” she said.  “Your name is Lobo.  Just like mine is Pepita.  And oh, Lobo, I’m glad I talked twice.  It’s great to speak two languages!”          What is the main idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      Pepita wants Lobo to play with her.

    • B. 

      Pepita decided to not call Lobo Wolf anymore.

    • C. 

      Pepita realizes it is a good thing to be able to speak two languages.

    • D. 

      Pepita realizes it is a good thing to be able to speak two languages.

  • 19. 
    What is an ANTONYM for tiptoed?
    • A. 

      Sing

    • B. 

      Stomp

    • C. 

      Dance

    • D. 

      Walk

  • 20. 
    Which reference book would I use to find out Pepita’s address and phone number?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Dictionary

    • D. 

      Phone book