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1 Name: Date: ELA Trimester 3- Formative Assessment 2 nd Grade Find the word that has the same sound as the underlined letter or letters in the first word. RW hay A. bell B. sky C. mat D. paint RW toe A. snow B. tent C. win D. too Find the word that has been divided into syllables correctly. RW problem A. pr-ob-l-em B. prob-lem C. pro-blem D. proble-m RW complete A. c-o-mplete B. co-mp-lete C. comp-lete D. com-plete

2 RW What is the correct abbreviation for the word Saturday? A. Satur. B. Sat. C. Saturd. D. Satu. RW Find the correct antonym, the word that means the opposite, for the underlined word. My brother s room is always messy. A. open B. empty C. neat D. crazy RW Find the correct synonym, the word that means the same, for the underlined word. She will grin at everyone. A. smile B. cry C. frown D. wave RW What does the word childish mean? A. without a child B. holding a child C. beside a child D. like a child

3 RW In the words reheat and reread, the re means A. most B. again C. not D. very RW Read the sentence in the box. What is the meaning of the underlined word? Find the sentence that uses the word the SAME WAY. If you got the answer right, please stand up. A. Put the paint on the wooden stand in the bedroom. B. I must take a stand against these high prices. C. We were happy to stand after the long plane ride. D. My mom can t stand it when I tell a lie. RW Read the sentence in the box. What is the meaning of the underlined word? Find the sentence that uses the word the SAME WAY. My mom bought a new dress for the party. A. That purple dress is really pretty. B. I wore dress shoes to the wedding. C. I need to dress this turkey so I can get it in the oven. D. You need to dress warmly because it is cold outside. WC Which of these is a complete sentence? A. The boy and the girl. B. Ran to the big blue sea. C. And found a big seashell. D. They walked home together.

4 WC What part of speech is the underlined word? In New York City, there are many tall buildings. A. noun B. verb C. adjective D. pronoun WC Which sentence is written correctly? A. Can my friend come with us? asked Matt. B. Can my friend come with us? asked Matt. C. Can my friend come with us? asked Matt. D. Can my friend come with us? asked Matt. WC Which sentence is written correctly? A. The teacher said, Please sit down. B. The teacher said, Please sit down. C. The teacher said, Please sit down. D. The teacher said, Please sit down. WC What is the correct way to write the sentence? A. Today I will visit dr. Ricardo F. Sanchez. B. Today I will visit dr. ricardo f. Sanchez. C. Today I will visit Dr. ricardo F. sanchez. D. Today I will visit Dr. Ricardo F. Sanchez.

5 WC Read this sentence. The boys wher running to line up as the bell rang. Which underlined word is spelled incorrectly? A. boys B. wher C. line D. rang WC In which sentence is the underlined word NOT spelled correctly? A. Wach him as he catches this ball. B. Those boxes are too big. C. The bee buzzes as he flies. D. My mother got two dresses. WS Which sentence BEST belongs in a story about how the hot-air balloons fly? A. We bought colorful balloons for the party. B. A hot-air balloon moves with the wind. C. My teacher has a picture of balloons. D. Airplanes can move faster than hot-air balloons.

6 WS Ben is writing a report on the class trip to the fire station. He wants to tell about the fire trucks he saw. Which sentence BEST tells what the fire trucks looked like? A. We saw some neat fire trucks. B. We saw fire trucks that had many nice things on them. C. We saw two bright red trucks with ladders and hoses. D. We saw two great fire trucks. WS Read this paragraph. I like baseball. I can hit, catch, and run. I hit the ball really far. I always catch the fly balls.. Baseball is my favorite game. Which sentence BEST goes in the blank? A. My team is the Dodgers. B. I got a new baseball bat. C. My uniform is blue and white. D. I run the bases very fast.

7 Read the story and answer the questions. A Soapy Dog Marcus sat on the front step of his house and bit his lower lip. He was working very hard to make something special. Marcus scraped away the tiny soap bits with a toothpick. Now the bar of soap looked almost like a puppy dog. Marcus grinned. Just then his friend Eric walked by. Eric asked Marcus if he wanted to play ball. Marcus held up the puppy dog he was carving for Eric to see. How did you learn to do that? asked Eric. Marcus laughed and said, I just taught myself. But when I am older, Dad promised to let me use his tools to carve. Then I will carve something from wood. RC Why does Marcus bite his lower lip? A. He is working very hard. B. Eric asks him to play ball. C. He hurt his finger with the toothpick. RC What happens after Marcus holds up the dog he carved from soap? A. He sits down on the steps. B. Eric asks if Marcus wants to play. C. Eric and Marcus talk about carving. RC What would happen if Marcus used his dad s tools? A. He would carve something from wood. B. His dad would get mad.

8 C. Eric would help him. D. Jim and Sue wanted to cool off. Read the passage and answer the questions. Fall Flowers As summer ends and fall begins, you can still enjoy spring flowersinside! It s an easy way to make your home look pretty. Some flowers grow from seeds. Other flowers, such as tulips, grow from bulbs. A flower bulb looks like an onion. Some bulbs are as big as eggs. Flowers grown from bulbs come in many different colors. Some bulb flowers are easier than others to grow inside. A good one to try first is called a paperwhite. As many as twelve sweet-smelling flowers can grown from one paperwhite blub. FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS: 1 Find a large glass jar that is clear enough to see through. Fill the jar almost to the top with marbles, stones, or shells. This will give the bulb s roots something to hold on to as they grow. It will also give you a place to set the bulb. 2 Place the bulb on top of the marbles. The bottom of the bulb is the part that is pointed, like the bottom of a heart shape. Push the bulb into the marbles just far enough to make it stay. 3 Fill the jar with water. Use just enough water to cover just the bottom part of the bulb. 4 Put the jar in a place where the bulb will get plenty of light. Check every day to make sure there is still the right amount of water in the jar. Add water when it is needed. Soon the roots will start to grow. In a few weeks, you can enjoy watching the flowers bloom. There are a few different kinds of paperwhites, and not all of them are white. Some are white and yellow, and others are yellow and

9 orange. See what you can find at the garden store. You might want to grow more than one next time! RC When should you first put water in the jar? A. after the flowers bloom B. after the roots start to show C. after the plant is an inch tall D. after the bulb is placed on the marble RC What is the main idea of this passage? A. Some flowers grow from seeds. B. Paperwhite flowers are the prettiest flowers. C. How to grow your own flowers at home. D. It takes a few weeks for the flowers to bloom.

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