3rdhm-theme6-sel2-poppa's New Pants CST Formatted Test

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This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 6-Sel2 Poppa's New Pants story in the CST format.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read this sentence from the story.Poppa set down a bag of groceries and unwrapped his new pants.  He proudly stretched them across the table for Grandma Tiny, Big Mama, and Aunt Viney to see.In this passage, how does Poppa feel about his new pants? 
    • A. 

      He does not like them.

    • B. 

      He is proud of them and wants to wear them.

    • C. 

      He wants to share them with the ladies.

    • D. 

      He wants to give them to charity.

  • 2. 
    Read this sentence from the passage.Big Mama and Aunt Viney come for a visit.   Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verb?
    • A. 

      Were coming

    • B. 

      Camed

    • C. 

      Was come

    • D. 

      Comed

  • 3. 
    Which encyclopedia volume could you use if you wanted to find out about sewing? 
    • A. 

      Volume I Aa-At

    • B. 

      Volume IX Ce-Do

    • C. 

      Volume XV Ou-Qu

    • D. 

      Volume XVII Se-Ta

  • 4. 
    Read this sentence from the story.“That’s all right, y’all,” Poppa said sadly.  He put his new pants across the rocker to be mended. Which answer gives the best meaning for the word mended as it is used in the sentence in the box?
    • A. 

      To be taped together

    • B. 

      To be repaired by sewing

    • C. 

      To be stapled together

    • D. 

      To be cut

  • 5. 
    George is afraid of the white shapes that he sees.  What would have MOST likely have happened if he had been in his room instead of on the floor in the kitchen? 
    • A. 

      He would have gotten up to see what the shapes were.

    • B. 

      George would have followed the shapes

    • C. 

      He would not have seen the shapes moving around.

    • D. 

      They would have come into his room.

  • 6. 
    What word is not spelled correctly?
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      About

    • C. 

      Awhile

    • D. 

      Betwen

  • 7. 
    Read the following passage.  Grandma Tiny, Big Mama, and Aunt Viney usually have a good long gossip spell when they get together. But this time, the three women quietly finished their chores and turned in for the night.What can we infer from the above passage as to why the women didn’t do what they normally do?  
    • A. 

      The women were tired from cleaning house and traveling all day.

    • B. 

      They were excited about the next day.

    • C. 

      They usually go to bed early.

    • D. 

      They were upset with each other and didn’t want to talk to each other.

  • 8. 
    Which word is a main heading for the other three words?
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Leg

    • D. 

      Body

  • 9. 
    Which of the following words is NOT and adjective?
    • A. 

      New

    • B. 

      Long

    • C. 

      Mended

    • D. 

      Plaid

  • 10. 
    What would be the correct way to write George’s address?
    • A. 

      George Collins, 12 Austin Circle, Houston, TX 63999

    • B. 

      George Collins 12, Austin Circle, Houston TX 63999

    • C. 

      George Collins, 12 Austin, Circle, Houston TX 63999

    • D. 

      George Collins, 12 Austin Circle Houston TX 63999

  • 11. 
    Read this sentence.  My mouth drop open.  So these were the ghosts that haunt me last night!  Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verbs?
    • A. 

      Dropped, am haunted

    • B. 

      Dropped, were haunting

    • C. 

      Dropping, haunts

    • D. 

      Were dropping, were haunting

  • 12. 
    Which statement is an opinion? 
    • A. 

      Poppa loves his new pants.

    • B. 

      George was scared of the ghosts.

    • C. 

      The women were sleepy.

    • D. 

      Poppa’s new pants became George’s new pants.

  • 13. 
    Which group of words is in alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      Arthritis, mended, pallet, pants

    • B. 

      Haunting, limbs, morning, crouched

    • C. 

      Plaid, pattern, fabric, draped

    • D. 

      Hem, uproar, rustling, Texas

  • 14. 
    Read this sentence.“They look real nice, Poppa,” I said, “but they must have been _______ for a giant!  They’re way _____ long for you.”Which pair of words makes the sentence correct?
    • A. 

      Made, two

    • B. 

      Maid, too

    • C. 

      Maid, two

    • D. 

      Made, too

  • 15. 
    Read this sentence.The extra fabric was so long, it draped onto the floor.By using the “context clues” in the above passage, you can tell that draped means:
    • A. 

      Covered up

    • B. 

      Hung loosely on

    • C. 

      Needed to be cut

    • D. 

      Fell off the counter

  • 16. 
    Which sentence is broken correctly into its subject and predicate? 
    • A. 

      Big Mama and Aunt Viney had arrived / by the time we got home.

    • B. 

      Big Mama and Aunt Viney had / arrived by the time we got home.

    • C. 

      Big Mama and / Aunt Viney had arrived by the time we got home.

    • D. 

      Big Mama and Aunt Viney / had arrived by the time we got home.

  • 17. 
    Read this passage.After awhile, the moon crept into the room, making a big pool of bright, white light by the rocking chair.  I jumped when a tree limb scraped against the window screen.  I was just drifting off to sleep when I spotted something out of the corner of my eye.What is the main idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      George was too tired and didn’t hear anything.

    • B. 

      George was awake and decided to explore the things he was hearing and seeing.

    • C. 

      George was not used to sleeping in the kitchen and started to become afraid of the things he saw and heard.

    • D. 

      George wanted to go back to his room and sleep for the night.

  • 18. 
    What is an ANTONYM for crouched?
    • A. 

      Stand

    • B. 

      Sleep

    • C. 

      Kneel

    • D. 

      Chair