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Contents GRAMMAR SECTION TESTS SECTION 1: Sentences

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SECTION 2: Nouns

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SECTION 3: Pronouns

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SECTION 4: Verbs

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SECTION 5: Adjectives

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SECTION 6: Adverbs and Conjunctions

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SECTION 7: Punctuation and Capitalization

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SECTION 8: Diagramming

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GRAMMAR SUMMATIVE TESTS SECTIONS 1–2: Sentences and Nouns

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SECTIONS 3–4: Pronouns and Verbs

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SECTIONS 5–6: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Conjunctions

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SECTION 7: Punctuation and Capitalization

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SECTION 8: Diagramming

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WRITING TESTS CHAPTER 1: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 2: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 3: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 4: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 5: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 6: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 7: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 8: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 9: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 10: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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CHAPTER 11: Writing Skills Writing Prompt

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SECTION 1 TEST Sentences Write sentence or not a sentence to identify each word group. 1. Chirps loudly. 2. A worm wiggles in the dirt. 3. A bird catches the worm. 4. Sitting in a nest. 5. The baby bird eats the worm.

Write whether each sentence is a statement or a question. 6. I have a dog. 7. Do you have any pets? 8. This is my pet lizard. 9. What is your dog’s name? 10. His name is Spot. 11. He plays with tennis balls.

Add correct end punctuation to each sentence. 12. Where did you go today 13. I went to the dentist 14. I have two fillings 15. Did you have any cavities 16. No, all my teeth are healthy

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Underline the question word in each sentence. 17. Who is your teacher? 18. What is your favorite sport? 19. When does lunch end? 20. How do bees make honey? 21. Why were you late for school today?

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Complete each sentence with a question word. 22.

is your middle name?

23.

does summer vacation end?

24.

is the lunchroom located?

25.

do you have a cast on your arm?

26.

is the coach of your soccer team?

Write yes or no to identify whether each sentence is a command. 27. Turn in your homework. 28. He wants more apple juice. 29. Leave your muddy shoes outside. 30. Wash your hands before you eat. 31. You need blue paint for the art project.

Write yes or no to identify whether each sentence is an exclamation. 32. It is raining outside 33. What a lovely song that was 34. Hurry, we’re going to be late 35. He is not my brother 36. Oh my, that elephant is enormous

37. Our tent is new

S  Q  C  E

38. Did you bring a sleeping bag

S  Q  C  E

39. Put the tent in the backyard

S  Q  C  E

40. I like to sleep outdoors

S  Q  C  E

41. How amazing the stars look tonight

S  Q  C  E

42. Who has the flashlight

S  Q  C  E

43. Bring me another blanket

S  Q  C  E

44. Tina wants to roast marshmallows

S  Q  C  E

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Circle whether each sentence is a statement (S), a question (Q), a command (C), or an exclamation (E).

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Underline the complete subject in each sentence. Write the simple subject. 45. Mr. Wong drives the school bus. 46. Our principal is Mrs. Santos. 47. Many students play sports after school. 48. My school is close to my home. 49. The library is my favorite place. 50. That yellow bus takes me to school.

Circle the complete predicate in each sentence. Write the simple predicate. 51. Sean milks the cows. 52. Farmer Evans feeds the horses. 53. Two big pigs roll in the mud. 54. The animals sleep in the barn. 55. A dog chases some sheep. 56. Dana pets a baby rabbit. 57. This farm has many animals.

Write a sentence by combining the subjects or predicates in each pair. 58. Alex went to the park. Lisa went to the park.

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59. The ducks swim in the pond. The turtles swim in the pond.

60. Javier plays the guitar. Javier writes songs.

61. The girl cleans her room. The girl takes out the trash.

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Write a compound sentence by combining each pair of sentences with a comma and the word and, but, or or. 62. Janet wants a puppy. Her sister wants a kitten.

63. I might ride my bicycle. I might visit my friend.

64. John set the table. Ali poured the orange juice.

Underline each run-on sentence. Circle each correct sentence. 65. We have a goldfish, its name is Iggy. 66. Mom made lasagna, it was delicious. 67. I wanted to play outside, but it was raining. 68. Naomi can fish, she can take a hike.

Rewrite each run-on sentence correctly. 69. Colleen collects cans, she recycles them.

70. I like singing, I do not like dancing.

Read the following paragraph. Then respond to the questions.

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What did I see at the circus. I saw tigers and elephants. There were clowns in funny clothes, they made me laugh. I loved the dancing bears. What an amazing show it was! 71. What is the simple predicate of the second sentence? 72. Which sentence is a run-on? 73. Circle the incorrect end punctuation mark. 74. Underline the sentence that is an exclamation.

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S U M M AT I V E A S S E S S M E N T

SECTIONS 1–2

Sentences and Nouns

Write whether each sentence is a statement, a question, a command, or an exclamation. 1. What a cute kitten you have! 2. Please put the clothes in the dryer.

Underline each complete subject. Write each simple subject. 3. My brother plays football. 4. Many students entered the art contest.

Underline each complete predicate. Write each simple predicate. 5. Mr. Garcia walks his dog. 6. Kendra scored the goal.

Underline each run-on sentence. Circle each correct sentence. 7. I like apple juice, my sister likes orange juice. 8. The boys can play checkers, or they can play dominoes.

Write whether each noun is a person, a place, or a thing. 9. dime

11. lunchroom

10. friend

12. Joel

Underline the singular nouns and circle the plural nouns. 13. shoes 

squirrel 

tables 

notebook 

mirror 

letters 

fences 

cloud

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Write whether each word is a common noun or a proper noun. 14. Friday

15. month

Write the plural form of each singular noun. 16. dress

18. city

17. sheep

19. tooth

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Read the following paragraph. Then proofread it, using proofreading marks to make corrections. Look for four mistakes related to sentences and nouns.

What is the tallest roller coaster in America. This honor belongs to Kingda Ka. The ride opened in 2005 at an amusement park in New Jersey. The rides’ tallest drop plunges 456 feet. That’s the same height as a 45-story building! Riders zoom along the track at 128 miles per hour. The ride lasts less than a minute, many peoples can’t wait to

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jump back in line for another ride.

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CHAPTER 1 TEST Writing Skills Circle the stronger verb in each pair. 1. The hungry boys (ate  devoured) their dinner. 2. Let’s (examine  see) the slide under the microscope. 3. Each Sunday Dad (dozes  rests) on the couch. 4. Pete (made  constructed) his own robot. 5. I (laughed  giggled) at the silly joke.

Write a verb from the word box to complete each sentence. scurried 

glided 

6. Loud music

blared  from the speakers.

7. The graceful dancers 8. A mouse

scowled

across the stage. into a hole in the wall.

9. After the terrible game, the captain

at her team.

Write a stronger verb to replace each underlined verb. 10. We ran to the swings. 11. Trevor moved in the water. 12. The jet goes through the sky. 13. I looked all over the house for my baseball glove. 14. The frightened boy held his mother’s hand.

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Underline the sentence in each pair that has the more colorful adjective. 15. Katie has a big room.   Katie has a gigantic room. 16. The bad puppy chewed my shoe.   The naughty puppy chewed my shoe. 17. That was a spicy dish.   That was a good dish. 18. She is a nice friend.   She is a generous friend.

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Complete the word web with more colorful verbs for the word run. 19.

run

Rewrite each column of words in alphabetical order. 20. prize

28. friendly

21. hotel

29. forgetful

22. track

30. freedom

23. begin

31. farther

24. sketch

32. quilt

25. shelter

33. quart

26. serve

34. queen

27. shine

35. question

36. whale

40. bleak

37. marble

41. coral

38. year

42. valve

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Write beginning, middle, or end to identify where you would begin to look for each word in a dictionary.

Write if each word comes before, after, or between each pair of guide words. WORD

GUIDE WORDS

44. bite

big—billion

45. famous

family—farm

46. graph

grade—grape

47. spell

spice—spin

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CHAPTER 1 PROMPT Personal Narrative 1. Read the prompt carefully. 2. Plan and organize your writing on this page. 3. Write your personal narrative on the back. 4. Revise and proofread your personal narrative.

PROMPT: Think of a memorable time when a friend or family member came to visit you. Write a personal narrative about this visit.

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Plan your personal narrative here. Use a word web, a time line, or notes.

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Your personal narrative will be graded on how well it • is planned. • tells about a real event. • tells events in time order. • has a beginning, a middle, and an ending. • uses the words I, me, we, and us. • uses colorful adjectives, time words, and strong verbs. • avoids grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization mistakes.

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Write your personal narrative here. Refer to your plan as you write. Use another sheet of paper if needed.

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Voyages in English 2018, Assessment Book, Grade 3  

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Voyages in English 2018, Assessment Book, Grade 3  

The Voyages in English Assessment book to obtain targeted information about each student’s development including previous skill mastery, sum...