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1 Reference Skills 4 th grade CRCT prep

2 Adam is researching a report on snakes. What is the BEST resource to find more information about his topic? A.An English textbook B.A search engine C.An atlas D.A newspaper

3 Reids teacher asked him to write a paragraph about an animal native to Georgia. Where should he look for information? A.A thesaurus B.An atlas C.A dictionary D.An encyclopedia

4 Which BEST supports the topic sentence below? A.I trained my other dog to do many tricks B.My puppy likes to catch the ball and run away. C.There are many good books on training animals. D.My puppy is a cocker spaniel and is four months old Teaching my puppy to play go fetch is not easy.

5 Which would be the BEST place to find information about the history of Georgia? A.Thesaurus B.Map of the United States C.The states Internet site D.Local newspaper

6 Which sentence does NOT belong in this paragraph? A.We spent hours at the beach. B.I collected shells and watched the sea birds catch fish. C.My favorite birds are the robins we have in our yard at home. D.My sister and I found a tide pool. We spent hours at the beach. I collected shells and watched the sea birds catch fish. My favorite birds are the robins we have in our yard at home. My sister and I found a tide pool. In it, we saw little fish, crabs, and even a starfish! My first trip to ocean was lots of fun.

7 Which of these key words would BEST help you find information on cows? A.Farm life B.Ocean animals C.Automobiles D.pets

8 Use the sentence below to answer the question. A.1 B.2 C.3 D.4 The captain's log shows that the ship sailed on July 24. Which definition from the dictionary entry below BEST fits the meaning of the underlined word above? log (log): 1. n. A part of a branch that has fallen or been cut. 2. v. To cut down trees. 3. n. A written record. 4. v. To travel a specific distance.

9 Which part of speech BEST completes the sentence? A.Noun B.Adverb C.Pronoun D.Adjective I chose the _______________curtain for my bedroom.

10 Which page has information about growing roses? A.Page 1 B.Page 17 C.Page 38 D.Page 51 Table of Contents Flowers 1 Lawns 17 Trees 34 Shrubs 44 Weeds 51

11 The information shown is part of a….? A.Glossary B.Title page C.Bibliography D.Table of contents Just for Starters…………1 And the Winner is……….14 Time for Us………28

12 Where should you look to find the meaning of unusual or difficult words used in a book? A.Index B.Glossary C.Title page D.Bibliography

13 In which part of a book would you look to find the page numbers where a specific word is located? A.Index B.Glossary C.Title page D.Bibliography

14 In which part of a book would you find the information below? A.The Glossary B.The Appendix C.The Title Page D.The Table of Contents Chapter 1 The New Beginning 1 Chapter 2 The Work Continues 29 Chapter 3 Early Success 44 Chapter 4 The Money Rolls In 75

15 Which is the BEST place to learn what subjects a book covers? A.Index B.Glossary C.Bibliography D.Table of Contents

16 Pat, a truck driver, is transporting furniture from Atlanta to Dallas. What would help her find the BEST route to take? A.A thesaurus B.An encyclopedia C.A dictionary D.An atlas

17 Hector wants to write a research paper on the history of the automobile. Where should he look? A.A dictionary B.An atlas C.An almanac D.An encyclopedia

18 Virginia is writing an essay on the rewards of exercise. She is using a book to help her. Which of the chapters in her book is probably NOT going to help her write her essay? A.Chapter 1: Strengthening Your Hear Muscle B.Chapter 2: Losing Weight Through Exercise C.Chapter 3: Increasing Health and Fitness D.Chapter 4: Purchasing Exercise Equipment

19 The guide words on a dictionary page are swap and tame. Which word would be found on this page? A.Supply B.Swallow C.Talent D.Tamper

20 One of the books Jamies teacher recommended was a novel called The Red Pony by John Steinbeck. If Jamie wanted to find out more about it, what would be the BEST way for him to do so? A.Look in the library catalog under horses B.Type in the key word pony in an Internet search C.Look under famous American plays in the subject Index and then look for The Red Pony. D.Type in John Steinbeck in an Internet search and then look for a subcategory of novels

21 Use the paragraph below to answer this question. A.Helicopters can carry passengers. B.Only helicopters can perform some tasks. C.Early flight pioneers always wanted a vertical takeoff. D.Helicopters fly slower than airplanes. Which sentence below would be the BEST closing sentence for the paragraph above? 1.A helicopter is one kind of aircraft. 2. It can take off and land on very tiny patches of ground. 3. Takeoff and landing are vertical (up and down). 4. It can fly forward like an airplane, but it can also fly sideways and backwards just as easily.

22 Leonard wants to find out what books the library has about electric guitars. What category should he look under when using the library database? A.Author B.Title C.Subject D.Call number


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