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Donna was going to cut Carrie's hair. First, Donna washed and combed Carrie's hair. Next, Donna put a cape around Carries to keep the hair off her. Then Donna started cutting. (What is the main idea?)
a) Carrie wears a cape. b) Donna washes Carrie's hair. c) Donna cuts Carrie's hair d)
Alyssa's family went to adopt a dog. Alyssa liked all dogs. After a while, she she picked one to adopt. The dog was very friendly. It liked to lick Alyssa's face. (What is the main idea?)
a) Alyssa liked all dogs. b) Alyssa's dog licked her face. c) Alyssa adopts a dog. d)
Cole watches the news with his parents. Sometimes the news makes him very sad. Sometimes the news makes him happy. Many times Cole has to ask his parents to explain the news. (What is the main idea?)
a) Sometimes the news is sad. b) Many times Cole doesn't understand the news. c) Cole watches the news. d)
One type of snake is a rattlesnake. Rattlesnakes have rattles on their tails. Rattlesnakes shake the rattles when they are mad. They also shake the rattles when they are scared. (What is the main idea?)
a) Snakes get mad. b) Rattlesnakes have rattles on their tails. c) Rattlesnakes don't make noise. d)
Lily loves monkeys. She has them all over her room. She has big ones, small ones, stuffed one, and carved ones. She even has a talking monkey. (What is the main idea?)
a) Lily collects monkeys. b) Lily has stuffed monkeys. c) Lily has carved monkeys. d)
Animals are born with ways to keep themselves warm. Some animals only have skin. Mammals have fur. Birds are covered with feathers. Reptiles have scales. (What is the main idea?)
a) Birds have feathers. b) Animals have different ways to stay warm. c) Mammals have fur. d)
Josh and Haley help wash the dishes after dinner. Josh fills the sink with water and washes the dishes . Then he gives the dishes to Haley. Haley dries the dishes and puts them away. (What is the main idea?)
a) Haley dries the dishes. b) Josh and Haley do the dishes. c) Josh washes the dishes. d)
Matt loves 'Curious George'. It is a funny book by H.A. Rey. George is a monkey. He is curious, and he is always in trouble. Sometimes, Matt is in trouble too. (What is the main idea?)
a) George wrote a funny book about a monkey. b) Matt is curious. c) Curious George is about a monkey who is always in trouble. d)
Mia and Joel's class is going to the museum. Mia wants to look at the dinosaurs. Joel wants to look at the mummies. The class sees both the dinosaurs and the mummies. (What is the main idea?)
a) MIa and Joel's class goes to the museum. b) Mia wants to see the dinosaurs. c) Joel wants to see the mummies. d)
Dolphins make sounds like clicks and whistles to talk to each other. We don't know why they talk to each other. It could be to tell each other about danger or where to find food.. (What's the main idea?)
a) We don't know what sound dolphins make. b) Dolphins know where to find food. c) Dolphins can talk to each other. d)
There is a flamingo beside Owen's pond. It always stands on the same foot. It never moves or eats. Owen's mystery bird is made out of plastic. (What is the main idea?)
a) Owen's flamingo always stands on the same foot. b) Owen has a pond in his yard. c) Owen has a plastic flamingo in his yard. d)
'Stellaluna' is a book by Jannell Cannon. It is about a bat. She meets a bird family. Then, she and the birds become friends. (What is the main idea?)
a) Stellaluna meets a bird family. b) 'Stellaluna' is a book about a bat and friends. c) Stellaluna makes friends d)
Sloths move very slowly, so they are not easy to see. This helps them hide from enemies. Sloths spend most of their time hanging from tree branches. (What is the main idea?)
a) Sloths move very slowly. b) Sloths hide in branches. c) Sloths are easy to see. d)
Allen loves the snow. Where he lives, it snows every winter. Allen has family members who live in a place where it never snows. Allen would never want to live there! (What is the main idea?)
a) Allen likes to make snowmen. b) Allen doesn't want to move c) Allen loves snow. d)
Camels live in the desert. They can go for a week without water. They can also go for more than a month without eating. This makes them able to survive in the desert. (What is the main idea?)
a) Camels don't need water. b) Camels don't need to eat or drink very often. c) There isn't a lot of water in the desert. d)
Jacob led a backyard safari. He and his friends looked at trees. They picked up rocks. They looked in the pond. They found many interesting animals. (What is the main idea?)
a) Jacob and his friends went to Africa. b) Jacob and his friends looked at trees. c) Jacob led his friends through the backyard. d)
Abby loves to do gymnastics. She can easily walk across the balance beam. She can also do cartwheels and handstands. Abby wants to learn to do flips and jumps. (What is the main idea?)
a) Abby can walk across the balance beam. b) Abby can do cartwheels. c) Abby loves gymnastics. d)
Kelsey collects stickers. She has some stickers that smell. She has some stickers that are glittery. She also has stickers that are very big. All her stickers are in her sticker book. (What is the main idea?)
a) Kelsey's sticker book is full. b) Kelsey collects stickers. c) Some stickers smell. d)
The platypus is a strange looking animal. It has a bill like a duck and a flat tail. It also has webbed feet with claws. It is one of the only mammals that lays eggs. (What is the main idea?)
a) Platypuses have claws. b) The platypus is a strange looking animal. c) Platypuses lay eggs. d)
Brooke likes to watch football with her dad. Brooke used to ask questions. Then Brooke's dad would explain parts of the game to her. Now she understands the game better. (What is the main idea?)
a) Brooke asks a lot of questions. b) Brooke watches football with her dad. c) Brooke's dad understands football. d)
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