5th grade READY Question Stems for 1st quarter Which statement best describes how the second stanza of the poem contributes to its overall meaning? 2. What does this phrase in this line of the poem refer to? 3. Why does the speaker in the poem most likely do this action? 4. What does the illustration help the reader understand about the poem? 5. Which words from the poem help the speaker express his/her feelings? 6. Which statement best supports the ideas in this nonfiction article? 7. Which sentence from the article shows why scientists thought that the animals were doing this? 8. According to paragraph ___, what does this word mean? 9. Which paragraph has evidence to support this claim? 10. Which item could be taken out of the summary of this selection? 11. What role does the scene in this paragraph play in the structure of the passage/ 12. Which detail from the story shows a comparison between two character? 13. Which sentence from the passage supports an idea from the story? 14. What does this word mean in the story? 15. Which best describes the meaning of a comparison of two things? 16. Which statement best expresses the theme of the passage/ 17. Which events introduce the main problem? 18. Which sentence from the story most clearly states the effect of the outcome of an event on the character? 19. Why does the author compare two things? 20. How are two setting similar in the mood that they create/ 21. Which word means almost the same as another word? 22. Which best describes how the point of view influences how the story is told? 23. Which of the following details should be included in a summary of the story? 24. How do the two stories approach an idea differently? 25. What similar approach do the authors us in the two passages? 26. Which of the following should replace the underlined part to make the sentence correct? 27, Which word could you use to join these two sentences? 28. Which word or words should replace the underlined verb? 29. How should this sentence be rewritten? 30. Which of the following corrects the underlined part of the sentence? 31. Which is the best way to combine these sentences? 32. What is the correct way to write this sentence? 33. What is the main theme in this play? 34. What does the speaker mean by this sentence? 35. Which of the following words has the same meaning as _______? 36. What is the main difference between two characters in this play? 37. What is the difference between the two events in this play? 38. What is the meaning of this word as used in the sentence? 39. Which of the following lines shows why a character is feeling a certain way? 40. Which detail from the passage best shows how an event affected the people or country? 41. From reading the passage, why did the person choose to do a certain thing? 42. Which detail from the text support the main idea? 43. What are the text structures of the two passages/ 44. What is a similarity about the two author’s points of view? 45. How do the author’s opinions differ? 46. Look at both articles, where would be the quickest place to find arguments to support a claim? 47. Where could you quickly locate information fin the articles about an event? 48. Based on information in the two passages, which of the following is true about the main character? 49. Based on information in the two passages, which of the following is true? 50. What is the correct way to write the title of the book? 51. Which of the following should replace the underlined part to make the sentence correct? 52. What is the purpose of the preposition? 53. Which words should replace the underlined verb? 54. What is the correct spelling of the underlined verb? 55. How should you correct the underlined part of this sentence? 56. Which word in the sentence is used to express strong feeling?