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Grade 3 Speaking / Listening - Detail and Clarification

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When writing, it is necessary to write in complete sentences. It is the same for speaking. Students should practice speaking in complete sentences so that the requested information is answered completely. In most cases, speaking in complete sentences is needed. In this quiz, the students will choose the answer to a question that is written in a complete sentence.

1.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
What is the purpose of going to school?
Most students learn at school.
The purpose of school is to learn.
The answer to this question is to learn.
School is important so kids can learn.
This is the best answer because it completely answers the question.
2.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
How old must you be to drive a car?
You must be 16 years old to drive a car.
16 years old is the age for this question.
It could be 16 years old for driving a car.
Cars are driven by people of different ages.
Even though some of the other answers have the actual answer in it, the best answer will have words from the question.
3.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
How does a computer's mouse work?
The computer's mouse moves using light.
A mouse is a small gray or brown animal.
A mouse moves around on my desk.
A mouse is used to make a computer work.
Since the question is asking how, the answer should include the way in which the mouse works.
4.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
What sense do dogs use the most?
Smell.
The answer to this question is smell.
It is smelling.
Dogs use their sense of smell the most.
Usually you will use some of the words from the question in your answer.
5.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
Why do people eat fast food?
Fast food places are usually cheap.
Fast food places are located near my house.
People eat fast food because it is easy and cheap.
The answer that is correct is that they are cheap.
Words from the question should be used in the answer.
6.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
When did the U.S. become free?
The U.S. became free in the 1700s.
The U.S. became free in 1776.
1776 is the year for the answer to this question.
The U.S. became a free country.
The answer should be in a complete sentence and it should be specific.
7.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
What do birds usually eat?
It is worms.
Birds eat different things.
Worms is what these animals eat.
Birds usually eat worms.
This answer includes words from the question.
8.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
When do most stores open?
Wal-mart is open all day and night.
Stores that I go to often open at different times.
Most stores open at 8 a.m.
It is 8 a.m.
This answer is complete and it answers the question fully.
9.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
What kind of dog barks the loudest?
Golden retrievers are usually very comforting dogs.
The dog that barks the loudest is a golden retriever.
Dogs bark loudly like the golden retriever.
The question should be answered with the golden retriever.
This sentence is complete and it answers the question.
10.
You are asked the question below. How should you answer it appropriately?
How many hours of sleep do most people need?
Most people need eight hours of sleep.
Eight hours
Everyone needs sleep.
The answer is eight hours.
This answer is in a complete sentence and uses words from the question.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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