Texas TAKS 4th Grade Writing - Test 2


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1. Gail wrote this story about her dog. Read Gailís story and look for the corrections and improvements she should make. When you finish reading, answer the questions that follow.





What revision, if any, is needed in sentence 4?
  a. She was a year old. Before we learned about her unusual skill.
  b. She was a year old, then we learned about her unusual skill.
  c. She was a year old before we learned about it. Her unusual skill.
  d. No revision is needed.




2. The meaning of sentence 9 can be improved by changing there to ó
  a. the fence
  b. the dirt
  c. the dog
  d. it




3. What change, if any, should be made in sentence 13?
  a. Change new to knew
  b. Insert it after hole
  c. Change appeer to appear
  d. Make no change




4. What change, if any, should be made in sentence 19?
  a. Change you to I
  b. Change kept to keeped
  c. Change the period to a question mark
  d. Make no change




5. What revision, if any, is needed in sentence 24?
  a. We brought her inside and made her a house dog.
  b. We brought her inside, we made her a house dog.
  c. We brought her inside. To make her a house dog.
  d. No revision is needed.




6. What is the BEST way to rewrite the idea in sentence 26?
  a. Whenever we did put her outside. She didnít try to get out anymore.
  b. Whenever we did put her outside, she didnít try to escape. Or try to get out anymore.
  c. Whenever we did put her outside, she didnít try. To escape or get out anymore.
  d. Whenever we did put her outside, she didnít try to escape anymore.




7. Which sentence does NOT belong in this story?
  a. Sentence 8
  b. Sentence 15
  c. Sentence 17
  d. Sentence 21





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