3 rd GRADE READING ACHIEVEMENT TEST VOCABULARY
The following are words, phrases related to the 3rd Grade Reading Achievement Test, the Ohio Academic Content Standards, and the Half-Length Practice Test. They are organized according to each standard. Familiarizing the students with these words will be beneficial to them. It is by no means all inclusive. We will continue to add to them as we become more familiar with the test, its content, and format.
Acquisition of Vocabulary:
Antonym- opposite of
Definition (V= verb, N= noun)
Definition in context
Prefix (es) un, re, pre
Suffix (es) er, est, ful
Synonym - means the same as
Which definition of the word is used in the sentence below?
Central idea – main idea
Complete the chart (2-4 details)
Describe two ways…
Explain your answer...
How does the character feel…?
List 4 things…
Number these events in the order they happened…
Predict – predictions (support with examples from text)
Purposes for reading – informed, follow directions, entertained
Summarize the text
Use the information from the selection to complete the table/chart etc.
Web – complete the web
What could be another title?
What does the speaker want to do next?
Which sentence describes…
Who, what, where, when, why
Reading Applications: Informational, Technical, Persuasive Text
Complete the diagram, chart, table...
Give detail(s) to support …
Draw conclusions from graphics
Idea, important idea
Text features – table of contents, glossary, index, captions, illustrations etc.
Use information to complete the timeline.
Use the reading selection to list two things…
Using the heading, what details support the main idea?
Which heading should be used for this part of the selection?
Which question is answered in the paragraph?
Which title could be used for this part of the selection?
Write a detail from the selection that supports the main idea.
Why, who, what, where, when, and how
Reading Applications: Literary
Beginning, middle, and end
How do characters feel?
Characters, main characters, character analysis
Characteristics of genre such as fairy tales, folk tales, poetry, fiction, nonfiction
How does the speaker feel?
Tell how___ felt at the beginning and at the end of the selection…
Theme – stated/implied
What does the author mean when he says “ “
Which phrase from the poem…?
Who is telling the story?