3rd Grade ELA 2009
  • 1. People who give attention to something said, done, or written
A) audience
B) writers
C) teachers
D) presenters
  • 2. The reason an author writes something
A) author's purpose
B) persuade
C) inform
D) entertain
  • 3. The most important idea about a topic
A) setting
B) theme
C) character
D) central/main idea
  • 4. A list of items that a good writer uses to check their writing
A) supporting details
B) headings
C) checklist
D) notes
  • 5. To discover similarities
A) find
B) compare
C) contrast
D) create
  • 6. Small pieces of information that tell about the main idea
A) summaries
B) supporting details
C) main idea
D) headings
  • 7. The big idea in a story where the characters learn a lesson
A) opinion
B) central idea
C) point-of-view
D) theme
  • 8. Not the same
A) compare
B) plot
C) other
D) different
  • 9. To discover differences
A) create
B) contrast
C) similar
D) compare
  • 10. The first written form
A) edit
B) paragraph
C) sentence
D) draft
  • 11. To prepare for presentation by checking and correcting grammar and spelling
A) draft
B) create
C) edit
D) publish
  • 12. A ficticious story where animals speak and act like humans to teach a lesson
A) fiction
B) plot
C) fable
D) poem
  • 13. Information that can be proved true or false
A) fact
B) point-of-view
C) author's purpose
D) opinion
  • 14. A ficticious story or legend passed down from generation to generation
A) fantasy
B) nonfiction
C) poem
D) folktale
  • 15. A form of writing, music, or other composition
A) genre
B) poetry
C) fiction
D) nonfiction
  • 16. The title or topic at the top or beginning of a chapter, paragraph, or letter
A) beginnings
B) endings
C) main idea
D) headings
  • 17. A factual written piece
A) plot
B) fiction
C) informational/nonfiction
D) rubric
  • 18. A story that is told or written
A) selection
B) topic
C) setting
D) narrative text
  • 19. Information that tells someone's ideas or feelings
A) fact
B) supporting details
C) fable
D) opinion
  • 20. A small piece of writing
A) rubric
B) passage
C) topic
D) detail
  • 21. The important events that happen in the beginning, middle, and end of a story
A) theme
B) setting
C) plot
D) topic
  • 22. The way a narrator, character, reader, or author thinks about something
A) point-of-view
B) genre
C) ideas
D) topic
  • 23. a fictious story that could really happen
A) realistic fiction
B) fantasy
C) poetry
D) nonfiction
  • 24. To change or modify a piece of writing by adding and deleting information
A) revise
B) draft
C) create
D) brainstorm
  • 25. A summary used to assess a person's work
A) rubric
B) draft
C) genre
D) heading
  • 26. A small piece of writing
A) selection
B) theme
C) plot
D) setting
  • 27. When and where a story takes place
A) central idea
B) theme
C) setting
D) character
  • 28. The same or almost the same
A) similar
B) contrast
C) Venn Diagram
D) story
  • 29. To tell the important events in a story
A) revise
B) edit
C) create
D) summarize
  • 30. The expression in wriitng
A) setting
B) voice
C) details
D) genre
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