Have you seen a toad? If you have, you know they are neat. Their skin is damp and they have brown spots. They look cold and wet. But toads help us in the garden.
In the garden, bugs eat the flowers. Bugs also eat other plants. Toads hide during the day. They dislike the sun. They hide in holes. But at night, toads come out. They catch bugs and eat them. So toads help the plants and flowers. That is how toads help in the garden.
C. Lee changed her mind about asking for extra money.
16. When will Lee probably buy the notebook?
B. next week
Amy and Maria
Amy and Maria are in the first grade. They are best friends. They both love math. Amy's favorite color is blue. Maria likes green. Amy and Maria play soccer on the same team. Amy was born in the United States and learned to speak English as a child. Maria was born in Mexico and first learned Spanish. Amy and Maria both have baby brothers. Amy and Maria want to have a sleepover. They are going to ask their parents.
17. This story is about two girls who
A. speak Spanish.
B. have baby sisters.
C. are friends.
18. Amy and Maria are both in the
A. first grade.
B. third grade.
C. second grade.
19. Which word is the opposite of best?
20. Maria's favorite color is
21. Amy and Maria both love
This morning, Amy's mother woke her up. "Time to prepare for school, Amy!" her mother said.
"I had a dream!" Amy said. "It was about a red tree with blue leaves!"
Andy went to the dentist today. "Do you know how to brush?" the dentist asked. "Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Get every tooth. Brush the front of each tooth, and the back. And brush the tops of your teeth, too." Then the dentist showed Andy how to floss.
"Would you like a new toothbrush, Andy?" the dentist asked.
"Yes, thank you," said Andy. Andy chose the yellow one. Yellow is his favorite color!
35. What should Andy do after he brushes his teeth?
C. go to the dentist
36. Which word can be made into two words?
37. The word asked comes from the smaller word
38. The dentist gave Andy
A. a toothbrush.
B. a lollipop.
39. Andy's favorite color is
Anita visits the doctor for a checkup. She sits in the waiting room. Then the nurse calls Anita's name. Anita climbs up onto a big table in the examining room. The doctor checks Anita's heartbeat. Before Anita leaves, she gets to pick a prize out of a prize box.
Robert's parents were painting his room. Robert wanted to help. His father said, "Robert, you can help by watching the baby."
"I want to do real work," Robert said.
"It's real work to watch Lisa," said his mother.
So Robert watched Lisa. She liked to paint. She put her foot in a can of paint. Robert reached her just in time. He carried her to the bathtub. She poured out all the bubble bath. She tried to eat the bar of soap. Robert took her out of there. She ran right back to the paint.
"You were right, Mom," Robert said when his room was done. "Watching Lisa is real work!"
53. Lisa poured out all the bubble bath while she was being watched by her
The children wanted to surprise Dad. They decided to bake cookies after lunch. They got the cookie mix off the shelf. Then they put the dough in a pan. They put the pan in the oven. Then they went outside to play. They forgot the cookies!
58. What will probably happen next?
A. The cookies will burn.
B. Dad will come home early.
C. The cookies will be cooked just right.
59. The children went outside to play
A. after they put the dough in a pan.
B. while the cookies were baking.
C. after they forgot about the cookies.
60. The passage mostly takes place in a
B. school lunchroom.
61. The children decided to bake cookies
A. when they put the cookie dough in the oven.
B. to surprise Dad.
C. when they went outside to play.
Bill Makes Lunch
"Mom," Bill said. "Can I make our lunch?"
"That would be delightful," said Bill's mother. "I will sit at the table in case you need help."
Bill got two plates. He put a slice of bread on each plate. Then he put the cheese on the bread.
"What else can we eat?" Bill asked.
"Some fruit would be delicious," his mother said. Bill thought apples tasted good, too. So he washed two apples. He put an apple on each plate.
Then Bill poured milk in two glasses. And he got them each a napkin. He gave his mother a yellow napkin and he took a blue one.
"Lunch is ready!" Bill said. He put the plates on the table.
"This looks good, Bill!" said Bill's mother. "You are a very good cook!"
62. What is the story about?
A. Bill makes lunch.
B. Bill learns to like apples.
C. Bill's mother eats lunch.
63. At the end of the story, how does Bill most likely feel?
64. Which of these things happened last?
A. Bill poured the milk.
B. Bill's mother sat down at the table.
C. Bill got two napkins.
65. Which small word can be found in the word washed?