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Grade 4 Language - Comprehension

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In 4th grade, students should be focusing on using words that have precise meanings. They should also use terminology that is specific to a particular topic. These words and terms may pertain to a social studies or science topic. Instead of using weak words, students should strive to use words that allow the reader to know exactly what they are meaning. In this quiz, students will select the best word to fit into the blank.

1.
Which word best fits into the blank?
Two countries formed a/an ____ when they wanted to get together to fight the enemy.
refugee
treaty
diversity
alliance
An alliance is when two or more countries come together to fight on the same side
2.
Which word best fits into the blank?
To ____ the brightness on a computer screen, you need to use one of the function keys.
adjust
capture
guide
monitor
Adjust means to change something in order to make it better
3.
Which word best fits into the blank?
After fighting the enemy, they would ____ the capital.
adjust
monitor
capture
summarize
Capture means to take over something
4.
Which word best fits into the blank?
When the man left his country at war, he became a/an ____.
immigration
alliance
refugee
treaty
A refugee is someone who moves to another country in order to flee a country at war
5.
Which word best fits into the blank?
____ took place in the 1900s when many people were starving in Ireland.
Diversity
Treaty
Immigration
Alliance
Immigration is the movement of people from one country to another to live
6.
Which word best fits into the blank?
Ben would ____ the campers to their site since he was in charge of the group.
summarize
guide
capture
monitor
If you guide someone, you show them around
7.
Which word best fits into the blank?
The country signed a/an ____ after the war.
diversity
alliance
treaty
refugee
A treaty is a document to end a war
8.
Which word best fits into the blank?
Students will be ____ by their teachers during the important test.
captured
adjusted
summarized
monitored
Teachers usually watch and observe their students
9.
Which word best fits into the blank?
Since I didn’t want to hear the whole story, my sisters would ____ the main points.
adjust
guide
monitor
summarize
Summarizing means to put a longer piece of text or thoughts into a shorter version
10.
Which word best fits into the blank?
Since so many people speak different languages, there is much ____ among the people.
diversity
treaty
immigration
refugee
When there are many differences, there will be diversity
Author:  Amy Flanders

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