Grade 3 Speaking / Listening - Understanding Information
A discussion topic could be a favorite toy, like this Slinky.

Grade 3 Speaking / Listening - Understanding Information

This English Language quiz is called 'First Person Narrative' and it has been written by teachers to help you if you are studying the subject at elementary school. Playing educational quizzes is an enjoyable way to learn if you are in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade - aged 8 to 11.

It costs only $12.50 per month to play this quiz and over 3,500 others that help you with your school work. You can subscribe on the page at Join Us

Questions should take place in a discussion. Students will want to clarify the information that they have just heard. Also, comments may want to be made about what someone said. These comments should link and pertain to the topic. In this quiz, the students will choose questions and comments that pertain to the topic and the remarks of others.

1.
You are saying something that is interesting in a group discussion. What do you expect to see from the members of your group?
They will be looking at the teacher.
They will be taking notes on what you are saying.
They will be whispering to each other.
They will be looking at you as you speak.
If students are listening attentively, they will be looking at you.
2.
In a group discussion, a student makes the remark below.
"The best candy is a candy bar."
Which comment links to the student's remark?
I asked the whole class and most said candy bars are their favorite type of candy.
You don't know that because that is just an opinion.
Most people like pizza and spaghetti.
My uncle got sick from eating a candy bar.
This comment not only pertains to the remark, but it also supports the opinion.
3.
You are speaking about a difficult topic in a group discussion. You ask if everyone understands and they nod their heads yes. However, you feel that they probably don't understand. What should you do?
Explain what you were saying.
Repeat what you said word for word.
Ask another member of the group to explain what you were saying.
Continue with what you were saying.
If you get the feeling that people don't understand what you were saying even though they said they did, you should still explain your thoughts differently.
4.
You are in a group discussion. You don't understand what a member in the group is saying. What should you do?
Ask the person to repeat.
Ask the person to speak louder.
Remain quiet.
Ask the person to explain what they are saying.
If you do not understand what is being said, then you need to ask the person to clarify what he or she is saying.
5.
In a group discussion, a student makes the remark below.
"The highest paying job is a doctor."
Which comment links to the student's remark?
Doctors make hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Doctors take care of people.
A dentist is a type of doctor.
My dad is a lawyer.
This comment is about the first remark.
6.
In a group discussion, the classroom is loud because of so many group discussions going on. A few members are trying to listen to what you are saying. They don't seem to hear what you are saying. What should you do?
Continue with your thoughts.
Explain what you are saying.
Repeat word for word what you are saying in a louder voice.
Stop talking.
Since it is the volume that is the problem, the best thing would be to say your words again in a louder voice.
7.
You are speaking to your group. A few of the members of the group look confused. What should you do?
Repeat what you said word for word.
Ask if they understood what you were saying.
Continue with what you were saying.
Look back at them in a confused way.
Asking the members if they understood will help guide you in what you are saying next.
8.
In a group discussion, a student makes the remark below.
"My favorite toy is the slinky."
Which comment links to the student's remark?
Video games should be played every day.
I owned one and it would move down the stairs.
Toys can be expensive.
Slinkies are dumb.
Comments should be linked to the first remark and should be positive.
9.
In a group discussion, a student makes the remark below.
"Stealing is a bad thing to do."
Which comment links to the student's remark?
My boots are made of steel.
Lying is wrong because you should always tell the truth.
Some people rob banks.
The worst thing someone can do is hurt something.
This comment is about the same topic, stealing.
10.
A person in your group is making an interesting remark about the topic. How will most people react?
Listen attentively.
Look away.
Write down what they are saying.
Ask another group for help.
If someone is saying something interesting, most people will listen attentively so they can hear what is being said.
Author:  Amy Flanders

© Copyright 2016-2019 - Education Quizzes
TJS - Web Design Lincolnshire
View Printout in HTML

Valid HTML5

We use cookies to make your experience of our website better.

To comply with the new e-Privacy directive, we need to ask for your consent - I agree - No thanks - Find out more