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DINORAH POUS 6 Test Pack
DINORAH POUS
6
Test Pack

Name:

1.

Circle the mistake in each sentence. Rewrite the sentences correctly. (3 points)

1.

Uncle Toby likes a few sugar in his coffee.

2.

Jessicas family doesnt have some trees in their garden.

3.

We need to buy some milks at the store.

2.

Circle the correct pronouns. (4 points)

1.

The girls like (their / theirs) new backpacks.

2.

My older brother found (my / mine) flashlight under the bed.

3.

Is that Marias new bicycle? Yes, its (her / hers).

4. My parents bought (we / us) some new clothes last weekend.

5.

Will you help (me / I ) with my homework tonight?

 

6.

We waited for (she / her) for one hour.

 

7.

Those are (he / his) new binoculars.

8.

Their report was good, but (ours / our) is better.

 

3.

Complete each sentence with an indefinite pronoun from the box. There are two extra pronouns. (3 points)

 

anyone

no one

somewhere

nowhere

something

 

1.

There is

in my shoe. I think its a rock.

 

2.

Do you see

 

in the house?

3.

My dad dropped his cell phone

 

in the park yesterday.

Total:

/ 10

2
2

Name:

1. Circle the correct modal auxiliary verbs. (3 points)

1. The teacher told us we (should / would) study hard for the test.

2. My grandfather (could / should) run very fast when he was young.

3. I (must / can) pick up my little sister after school today.

4. Nick (has / is) afraid of spiders.

5.

I (could / would) like to see a movie this Saturday.

6.

Mr. Smith (can / will) be mean sometimes, but he is a good neighbor.

2.

Complete the chart with the missing verbs. (4 points)

 

Present

Past

Past Participle

1.

eat

   

2.

see

   

3.

finish

   

4.

write

   

3.

Write the quotations in reported speech. (3 points)

1.

Leticia said, “I like movies with lots of action.

 

2.

Larry said, “ Sams dog is chasing a cat down the street.

3.

Dave said, “Nancy and Sue have seen that movie two times.

3
3

Name:

Name:

1.

Underline the adjectives. Write if they answer What kind? or How many? (3 points)

 

1.

My cousin Henry tells hilarious jokes.

 

2.

I invited fourteen friends to my party.

3.

He gave me some good advice.

4.

J.K. Rowling is a famous author.

5.

Those books are very popular.

 

6.

The characters in the movie are British.

 

2.

Write the comparative or superlative form the adjectives in parentheses. (3 points)

 

1.

My brother is (good)

 

than me at tennis.

2.

My kitten is (cute)

 

than our neighbors dog.

3.

Charlie is the (intelligent)

 

student in the class.

4.

Aunt Sally is the (kind)

 

woman I know.

5.

That was the (silly)

 

movie Ive ever seen.

6.

My mothers cooking is (bad)

 

than your mothers cooking.

3.

Answer the questions in complete sentences using a frecuency adverb from the box. (4 points)

 
 

always

usually

often

sometimes

 

hardly ever

never

 

1.

How often do you play soccer?

 

2.

How often do you watch TV?

 

3.

How often do you visit your grandparents?

 

4.

How often do you go to the movies?

 
4
4

Name:

1. Circle the correct preposition to complete the sentences. (3 points)

1. I was invited to a birthday party (at / on / from) Sunday.

2. The birthday party begins at 3 oclock (in / on / at) the afternoon.

3. I will go to the party (with / by / in) car.

4. My friend Marco will come (with / by / from) me, too.

5.

We will walk (to / from / at) the party to the park.

6.

My birthday is (on / at / in) September.

2.

Underline the prepositional phrases. Then rewrite sentences begining with the prepositional phrase. (3 points)

1.

The class will go to the library at two oclock.

2.

I want to ask you a question before I read the story.

3.

You will find many types of fruit and vegetables at the market.

3.

Combine the sentences using conjunctions. (4 points)

1.

The test was very difficult. I received a good grade.

2.

I received a good grade. I studied a lot.

3.

I want to eat chicken tonight. I want to eat rice tonight.

4.

Do you want to eat hamburgers? Do you want to eat hot dogs?

5
5

Name:

Name:

1.

Write the part of speech of the underlined words. (3 points)

1.

Her cousin is a very pretty girl.

 

2.

My soccer team played very badly.

 

3.

They flew from New York to Houston.

 

4.

Wow! I love your new shoes.

 

5.

He has been my best friend for two years.

 

6.

Tokyo is the biggest city in the world.

 

2.

Complete the sentences with information about you. (3 points)

1.

We were disappointed because

 

2.

I get annoyed when

3.

I felt embarrassed because

 

3.

Rewrite the sentences in the tense indicated in parentheses. (4 points)

1.

My father eats many types of food.

 

(present perfect)

2.

The boys ran to the store very quickly.

 

(present continuous)

3.

They are going to go to the circus on Saturday.

(simple past)

4.

Martin drank five sodas before lunch.

 

(past perfect)

Total:

/ 10

Name: 1. Complete the sentences with logical information. (5 points)   1. My teacher is

Name:

1.

Complete the sentences with logical information. (5 points)

 

1.

My teacher is the person

 

2.

A person from Japan is

 

3.

? Yes , that pen is mine.

4.

My grandmother and grandfather

 

5.

I have a lot of

 

, but a little

 

2.

Complete the sentences using the words from the box. There are five extra words. (5 points)

 
   

could

being

should

 

watched

been

has watched was chased

 
 

shopping

taking

 

chased

1.

Everyone

 

wash their hands before eating.

2.

We have

 

waiting for almost an hour.

3.

Brian

two movies yesterday.

 

4.

is my mothers favorite hobby.

5.

My friend

 

by that big dog.

 

3.

Write sentences with the cues. (4 points)

 

1.

from / ran / school / home

 

2.

to / decided/ go / party

 

3.

by / stories / written / Aesop

 

4.

for / present / from / grandma

 
Name: Name: 4. Match the sentence halves that logically go together. (5 points) 1. The

Name:

Name:

4.

Match the sentence halves that logically go together. (5 points)

1.

The chocolate cake was eaten

a. after his mom told him he couldnt go out.

2.

There was a car accident

b. by Luke and Nathan.

3.

Since it was raining,

c. she received a great birthday gift.

4.

He went outside to blow off steam

d. she stayed inside all day.

5.

She is walking on air because

e. in front of the supermarket.

5.

Circle the mistake in each sentence. Rewrite the sentences correctly. (6 points)

1.

They used to live near the park in a brown, beautiful house.

2.

Argentina, Brazil, and Chile are Latin America countries.

3.

The Harry Potter books are the more interesting books Ive ever read.

4.

This stories are entertaining for children and adults.

5.

Eat your soup careful. Its very hot!

6.

He lives in a large apartment building on the city.

Total:

/ 25

6
6

Name:

1.

Circle the subjects and underline the predicates in the sentences. (3 points)

1.

Molly and Mandy played tennis last Saturday.

2.

Doctor Samson flew to San Francisco.

3.

The interview lasted for two hours.

4.

My best friend and I hate action movies.

5.

I think being a teenager will be great.

6.

You will never believe what happened to Karen.

2.

Write S (simple sentence) , F (fragment) , RO (run-on) , or C (compound) for the sentences below. (3 points)

1.

Because I was hungry.

2.

There were four dogs chasing a ball they looked very happy.

3.

They ate the whole pizza because they were very hungry.

4.

She found a baby bird.

5.

I want an epal from New Zealand.

6.

He had a great time at the farm, and he wants to visit again.

3.

Rewrite the sentences. Add capital letters and punctuation. (4 points)

1.

do you want to watch a movie or play a board game

2.

Mr. johnson s nephew was born on october 12 2006

3.

look out for that car

4.

We hiked for two hours up the mountain

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7

Name:

Name:

1.

1.

2.

3.

4.

Match the paragraph types with their definitions. (2 points)

narrative paragraph

informative paragraph

descriptive paragraph

persuasive paragraph

a. gives information

b. states an opinion to convince the reader

c. tells a real or imaginative story

d. describes a person, scene, or object

2.

1.

2.

3.

Complete the first conditional sentences with your ideas. (3 points)

If it rains tomorrow,

.

, I will get a good grade on the exam.

We will see you this evening

.

3.

Complete the second conditional sentences with the correct form of the verbs in parentheses. (5 points)

1. If they

(wake up) earlier, they

(arrive) at school before the teacher.

2.

3.

4.

3.

I (sing) more songs if I (be) the teacher of this class. If she (speak)
I
(sing) more songs if I
(be)
the teacher of this class.
If she
(speak) French well, she
(travel) to France.
She
(write) in her diary more if she
(know) what to say.
If he
(have) more money, he
(buy) a new car.
Total:
/ 10
8
8

Name:

1.

Complete the sentences with the words from the box. (2 points)

 
 

introductory paragraph concluding paragraph

supporting paragraphs report

 

1.

Use

 

to provide details about the main idea with a

variety of information.

2.

A

summarizes the main points and adds a

 

strong ending.

 

3.

A

is a composition of three or more paragraphs.

4.

An

 

states the main idea.

2.

Write the steps for writing a report in the correct order. (4.5 points)

 
   

write a draft

take notes on the information you find

publish your report

 

choose a topic you are interested in organize your information do a brainstorming activity

 

proofread your report use different information sources revise your report

 

1.

6.

2.

7.

3.

8.

4.

9.

5.

3.

Choose a topic. Complete the information about it. (3.5 points)

 

Main Topic:

Two sub-topics:

Questions you want to answer:

,

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9

Name:

Name:

1.

Make the sentences into headlines. (2 points)

 

1.

The Brazilian soccer team won the World Cup.

 

2.

There was a fire in the city center last night.

2.

Unscramble the sentences. Use appositives. Add punctuation as necessary. (5 points)

 

1.

in Italy / our principal / used to teach / Miss Andrews

 

2.

to sit and relax / Central Park / has many places / in New York / the biggest park

3.

favorite movie / was on TV / Close Encounters / my dads / last night

 

4.

our neighbors dog / into little pieces / chewed my tennis balls / Scout

 

5.

was born in Portugal / Cristiano Ronaldo / in 1985 / my favorite soccer player

 

3.

Write the type of newspaper article beside its definition.

 

(3 points)

1.

A short article that contains the writer s opinion and is meant to persuade the readers to think the way the writer does

 

2.

A column that contains letters from people looking for help with their problems and only includes relevant information

3.

An article that describes the food, service, and atmosphere at a cafeteria, fast food place, or restaurant

4.

A piece of writing that introduces a location and tells why people should visit it; it usually lists things to do and summarizes the trip

5.

An article that describes a movie and gives the reviewers assessment of it

 

6.

This type of writing shows a cartoon story in a sequence of three or more scenes; the dialogue is usually written in speech bubbles

 
 

Total:

/ 10

Name: 1. Write the correct pronouns for the underlined words. (5 points) 1. Edward and

Name:

1.

Write the correct pronouns for the underlined words. (5 points)

1.

Edward and Taylor like to play hockey after school.

2.

Edward s team always wins the games.

3.

Those hockey sticks are Edward and Taylors.

4.

The weather is sunny and warm today.

5.

Please give the gloves to Maurice.

6.

Jennifer goes to swimming lessons every Tuesday.

7.

She really doesnt like swimming lessons.

8.

Bruce and I always play video games together.

9.

Most of the time we play at Bruces house.

10.

Could you give these keys to your sister?

2.

Complete the paragraph with the correct tense of the verbs in parentheses. (6 points)

My friend Jamie (1.) (travel) to many countries. Last

year he (2.)

before that he (3.)

(go) to Germany and Austria, and the year

(visit) Australia. Last week he (4.)

(tell) me that he (5.)

(want)

to take a trip to Turkey and Greece next summer. And guess what, right now he

(6.)

 

(fly) to Thailand!

 

3.

Add prefixes or suffixes to the adjectives in the box to match the given definitions. (4 points)

 

understand

believe

judge

care

 

1.

An opinion or conclusion reached through judging is a

 

.

2.

If you dont think something is true, you

 

it.

3.

When you understand something incorrectly, you

 

it.

4.

To watch something closely is to be

 

with it.

Name: Name: 4. Complete the chart with the correct words. (3 points)   Ad j

Name:

Name:

4.

Complete the chart with the correct words. (3 points)

 

Adjective

Comparative

Superlative

1.

silly

sillier

 

2.

interesting

 

the most interesting

3.

worse

the worst

5.

Complete the idioms with the correct word. (4 points)

1. I need help. Can you lend me a

?

2.

3.

4.

Is she nervous? Yes, shes on pins and

Dont say anything! Hold your

She looks excited. Shes walking on

.

.

 

a. hand

b. dollar

c. arm

a. sticks

b. nails

c. needles

.

 

a. lip

b. breath

c. tongue

a. clouds

b. air

c. water

6.

1.

2.

3.

4. Sam is friendly than Beatrice.

Change the italicized words to the correct part of speech. (5 points)

When you use scissors you need to be very carefully.

Billy Martin lives the further from the school.

She didnt know about the party and was really surprise.

5.

The class was interest in learning more about animals.

7.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Complete the sentences with logical endings. (5 points)

Because of the terrible traffic,

We wanted to play baseball, but

My grandparents will visit on Sunday, so

I saw a bus full of kids. They

Last month there was a big storm on the coast. It

.

.

.

.

.

Name: 8. Complete the sentences with the correct conditional form of the verbs in parentheses.

Name:

8. Complete the sentences with the correct conditional form of the verbs in parentheses. (6
8.
Complete the sentences with the correct conditional form of the
verbs in parentheses. (6 points)
1.
I’m not an astronaut. If I
(be) an astronaut, I
(take) a trip to Mars.
2.
If the teacher
(be) not here tomorrow, we
(go) home.
3.
Plasma TVs are expensive. Paul
(buy) one for his mother if they
(be) not so expensive.
4.
If Carla
(have) enough time, she
(go) to the
concert tonight.
5.
I’m not in Egypt. I
(visit) the pyramids if I
(be)
in Egypt.
6.
We
(ride) our bikes to the beach tomorrow if it
(be) sunny.
9.
Write interview questions for the answers. (4 points)
1.
There were six boys and seven girls at the playground.
2.
I caught the bus at 7:30 a.m.
3.
Jane, Tyler , and Martina were flying a kite at the beach.
4.

My mother and I go to the supermarket once a week.

Name: Name: 10. Rewrite the sentences correctly. (4 points) 1. barney thinks that meatballs is

Name:

Name:

10. Rewrite the sentences correctly. (4 points)

1. barney thinks that meatballs is delicious

2. the movie theater was complete full

3. where did ronalds friends find that black big cat

4. lindsay has eaten all her vegtables yesterday

11. Write an answer to Jack ’ s letter to an advice columnist. Use the
11. Write an answer to Jack ’ s letter to an advice columnist. Use the
modal verbs could and should if possible. (4 points)
Dear Mary,
I want to learn English, but it is very hard for me. I can never understand
the English teacher. When I talk, she can’t understand me. I am afraid to
answer questions in class. I don’t do the homework because I am very busy in
the afternoon. I think grammar is boring, and I don’t like to study. What can I do?
By the way, my friend Sam wrote this letter for me.
Jack

Dear Jack,