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  • Question 1
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    Saturn is a large planet. The only planet bigger than Saturn is Jupiter. Saturn Is called a gas giant because of its size. It is also known for having rings. Saturn is the second larges planet in our solar system.

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    Jupiter is a large planet.

    Jupiter is a gas giant.

    Saturn is a large planet.

  • Question 2
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    Insects live in many places. Some live on land, some live in water. Others live in the air. Some insects even live in the ground.

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    Insects live in many different places.

    Insects can live in the air or on land.

    Insects live in water.

  • Question 3
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    Leo the lion went to the park one day. He sat on a bench and watched everyone playing on the toys. Then he ate his lunch that he had brought along. Leo had peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Which title tells the main idea?

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    Where did Leo Go?

    Leo Picnics in the Park

    Going to the Park

  • Question 4
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    I do not remember much of this time, except that many suns rose and set. I thought about what I was going to do now that I was alone. I did not leave the village. Not until I had eaten all of the bananas did I leave and then only to gather more. Yet, I do remember the day that I decided I would never live in the village again.

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    She is alone and must survive.

    She lives in a village with her brother.

    She liked to eat bananas.

  • Question 5
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    Dear Judy, Thank you for helping me with my bike. You are a very good friend. I enjoy playing with you, because you are always nice to me. I am lucky to have you for a friend. From, Kathy

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    Kathy likes to write notes.

    Judy is a good friend to Kathy.

    Judy fixed Kathy's bike.

  • Question 6
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    Thursday, I went Trick-or-Treating. I love to get a whole sack full of candy. It’s fun to see all of the different costumes. Halloween is my favorite holiday. It is so much fun to dress up and meet my friends.

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    Halloween is my favorite holiday.

    It's fun to see the different costumes.

    Dressing up and meeting my friends is fun.

  • Question 7
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    On his way home from the party, Jason realized he was lost. He had been circling the same street for 40 minutes. He had left the directions at the party and did not have a map. He was hoping to see a familiar landmark so he could figure out where he is.

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    Jason went to a party

    Jason was lost

    Jason did not have a map

  • Question 8
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    Janie’s dog wasn’t feeling well today. He did not want to go out for his walk and did not eat his food. She threw his toy across the yard hoping he would run to fetch it, but he just sat there.

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    The dog doesn’t want to play

    The dog isn’t hungry

    The dog is sick

  • Question 9
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    Blair and Natalie are not speaking to each other today. It was weird sitting at their table during lunch while they were glaring at each other. I hope they make up soon; we are three best friends and I don’t want to choose sides.

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    Blair and Natalie had a fight

    I ate lunch alone

    I didn’t do my homework

  • Question 10
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    Julio decided to stay up and watch television instead of studying for his History exam. Today, when it was time to take the test, he looked at the paper and could not answer any of the questions. He swore that from this day forward he would always study for tests.

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    Julio did not study for his history exam

    Julio had an exam

    Julio likes to watch TV

  • Question 11
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    “If you want something done, give it to a busy person.” Initially that advice sounds strange, but people with energy and ambition often get things done. Throughout time, it has been proven that people with ambition accomplish things that others thought were impossible. Whether a person wants to set a world record or rise to the top, ambition is the one quality that is most needed.

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    The negative effects of ambition

    How to have ambition

    The value of ambition

  • Question 12
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    Cats are affectionate, cute, and independent. Unlike dogs, cats can stay alone if you go away on a trip. They do not need to be walked and are easy to potty train. Also, cats do not bark, so your neighbors will not have any noise to complain about. If someone wants to have a pet, a cat is great choice.

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    Cats are independent

    Dogs are a lot of work

    Cats are great pets

  • Question 13
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    Exercise is crucial to our lives. Doctors recommend we exercise at least two times a week. Exercise does not necessarily need to be done in the gym; it can consist of an outdoor walk or bike ride. It not only controls weight, but it combats many health conditions and diseases. Another added benefit to exercise is its mood boosting qualities.

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    The importance of exercise

    Bike riding is good exercise

    Exercise can be done anywhere

  • Question 14
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    Baseball has been a part of Americans’ lives for over 100 years. In 27 out of 50 American cities, there are 29 professional teams and thousands of minor league teams. Most Americans attend more baseball games than any other professional sport games. Baseball is not only part of American life but also part of slang, fashion, music, and movies.

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    The reasons why baseball slang is used

    Baseball in America

    Minor league baseball

  • Question 15
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    Tea is the world’s second most popular drink after water. Tea is a big part of the Chinese culture. A Chinese saying identifies the seven basic daily necessities as fuel, rice, oil, salt, soy sauce, vinegar, and tea. According to Chinese legend, tea was invented accidentally by the Chinese Emperor Shen Nong in 2737 B.C. China is one of the main producers of tea, and tea remains China’s national drink.

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    The importance of tea in the Chinese culture

    Why tea is so popular

    The health benefits of tea

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