School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 3

Reading/ELA | Informational | Literary | Writing | Language | Listening | Speaking

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Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Indicator 4. Determine important ideas and messages in informational texts

Objective h. Distinguish between a fact and an opinion

Assessment limit: From the text or a portion of the text

Selected Response Item

Read this invitation to a special party. Then answer the question below.

Which of these sentences from this invitation is an opinion?

  1. The show will run through October 15th.
  2. Michelle Aribe has a collection of over 500 paper napkins!
  3. We can help you decide what to collect and how to get started.
  4. It will be the world's best party!
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Correct Answer:
D

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