6th Grade

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ELA

Question 1: Which of these is a synonym for the word “harm”? (Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms). [L.4.5.C])

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Question 2: Which word is NOT spelled correctly? (Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed. [L.4.2.D])

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Question 3: “They see animals. They see plants. These are very unusual.” (Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence. [L.4.2.C])

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Question 4: “Did they get _________ magazine yet? (Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their). [L.4.1.G])

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Question 5: “Janet discovered a cave opening just big enough to SQUEEZE her body through.” (Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean). [RL.4.4])

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Question 6: “You can _____ bake the pie _____ the bread.” (Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor). [L.5.1.E])

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Question 7: “This mistake occurs all the time, _____ it does not have to happen.” (Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences. [L.5.1.A])

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Question 8: What is Elijah’s main problem in the story? (Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. [RL.5.2])

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Question 9: How does Elijah begin to solve his problem? (By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently. [RL.5.10])

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Question 10: When the music box plays again, it is a symbol of: (Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. [RL.5.4])

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Questions 11, 12: Lauren told Valerie and (I, me) that she’s going to the market. / After getting into a terrible argument (she, her) and (he, him) finally reconciled. (Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive); Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves). [L.6.1.A; L.6.1.B])

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Question 13: The critic characterized the book this way. It was boring and monotonous. (Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements. [L.6.2.A])

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Question 14: The teacher asked Russel to elaborate on his reasoning because she thinks it’s vague and unclear. (Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase; Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. [L.6.4.A & R.I.6.4])

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Question 15: The word “optimism” is made up of the prefix opti-, which means best, and the suffix -ism, which means belief or attitude. From this information, what does optimism mean? (Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible). [L.6.4.B])

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Math

Question 1: Select the best answer: Which of these is the number 5,005,014? (Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons. [4.NBT.A.2])

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Question 2: What number is 38,708 rounded to the nearest thousand? (Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place. [4.NBT.A.3])

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Question 3: 2489 + 1678 = _____ (Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm. [4.NBT.B.4])

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Questions 4, 5: On Thursday Chris drove 167 miles, on Friday he drove 68 miles, and on Saturday he drove 73 miles. Approximately how many miles did Chris drive in the three days? / A club’s first meeting was attended by 28 people. There were 4 times fewer people in the second meeting than the first. How many people attended the second meeting? (Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison; Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding. [4.OA.A.2; 4.OA.A.3])

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Question 6: What is 6050.287 rounded to the nearest tenth? (Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place. [5.NBT.A.4])

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Question 7: At a school, there are 704 desks to place into 22 classrooms. If the same number of desks is placed in each classroom, how many desks will be in each room? (Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models. [5.NBT.B.6])

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Question 8: Which expression represents the product of n and 25? (Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product. [5.OA.A.2])

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Questions 9, 10: What value for z makes this equation true? 8X37= (8X30) + (8Xz) / If s=4, what is the value of s(9-4)? (Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols. [5.OA.A.1])

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Question 11: Choose your answer below. (Draw polygons in the coordinate plane given coordinates for the vertices; use coordinates to find the length of a side joining points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems; Find and position integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram; find and position pairs of integers and other rational numbers on a coordinate plane. [6.G.A.3; 6.NS.C.6.C])

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Questions 12, 13: 25 x 30 = ____ / Choose your answer below. (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation. [6.NS.B.3])

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Question 14: Choose your answer below. (Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3 (2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6 (4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y. [6.EE.A.3])

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Question 15: What is the greatest common factor (GCF) and least common multiple (LCM) of 5 and 10? (Find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers less than or equal to 100 and the least common multiple of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12. Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1-100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. For example, express 36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2). [6.NS.B.4])

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