TCAP Success Grade 3 ELA Chapter 10

TCAP Success Grade 3 ELA Chapter 10 Sample

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Which of the following is not a reason why authors write informational essays?


Complete the sentence by selecting the correct answer from the drop-down menu.


of an informational essay is the main point the author wants to make.

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Authors use [blank] to support the main point of an informational essay.

An oil spill has several effects upon water animals. Oil kills the fish other animals eat, making food hard to find. Oil sticks to the animals’ coats and feathers, making it hard for them to swim or fly. Oil spills can mean suffering and death for water animals.

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What is the central idea of this passage?

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Which would be a good example to include in this paragraph to support the central idea?

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Descriptive words make your writing both interesting and accurate. Let’s say you are writing an essay about how to make a dog house. Which part of speech helps describe how the dog house should look?