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Grade 3 Language - Key Word Meanings

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Glossaries and dictionaries need to be used by students to determine the meanings of words. These can be found in textbooks and online. Either way, the students need to get used to looking up words. This will help them clarify the precise meaning of words. In this quiz, the students will choose the meanings of words.

Glossary

Artifact: an object from the past
Boycott: to stop doing something to make a point
Climate: weather in an area
Compass rose: shows direction
Independence: to be free from another country
Law: a rule that must be followed
Key: part on a map that shows what the symbols mean
Revolution: to go against the government
Right: something you are allowed to do
Taxes: money paid to the government
1.
Use the glossary above.
What does TAXES mean?
Money paid to the government.
To stop doing something to make a point.
Weather in an area.
To show direction.
Taxes are paid to the government.
2.
Use a dictionary to answer the question.
What does GIGANTIC mean?
Very small.
To take back.
To talk a lot.
Very large.
Gigantic means very large.
3.
Use the glossary above.
What does ARTIFACT mean?
Weather in an area.
Something you are allowed to do.
To show direction.
An object from the past.
An artifact is something that is from the past.
4.
Use the glossary above.
What does RIGHT mean?
To be free from another country.
An object from the past.
Something you are allowed to do.
A part on a map that shows what the symbols mean.
A right is something you are allowed to do.
5.
Use a dictionary to answer the question.
What does IMPRESSIVE mean?
To be admired.
To be grossed out.
To be ignored.
To be sad.
Something impressive would be admired.
6.
Use the glossary above.
What does INDEPENDENCE mean?
A rule that must be followed.
An object from the past.
To be free from another country.
Money paid to the government.
Independence is to be free from another country.
7.
Use a dictionary to answer the question.
What does ABOLISH mean?
To stop or to wipe something out.
To take something away.
To put something in practice.
To send a message.
Abolish means to put an end to something or stop something from continuing.
8.
Use a dictionary to answer the question.
What does CRAVE mean?
To make a loud noise.
To creep around.
To want something badly.
To start something.
If you crave something, you want it badly.
9.
Use a dictionary to answer the question.
What does GORGE mean?
A tribe of people.
A small river.
A thin valley in between cliffs.
A large village.
A gorge is a thin valley in between cliffs.
10.
Use the glossary above.
What does CLIMATE mean?
Weather in an area.
To show direction.
An object from the past.
Money paid to the government.
The climate is the weather in an area.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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