# MAP 6th Grade Language Arts : Understanding and Editing for Mechanics

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

Molly come downstairs for dinner

Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Come downstairs Molly for dinner

Come downstairs for dinner Molly

Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Explanation:

The correct answer is, Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Each of these sentences are addressing "Molly". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

Molly, come downstairs for dinner.

Come downstairs for dinner, Molly.

Come downstairs, Molly, for dinner

### Example Question #2 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

shalow

calory

predict

visable

predict

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "predict". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

calory  calorie

shalow  shallow

visable  visible

### Example Question #3 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

remidy

diamiter

skeleton

pervent

skeleton

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "skeleton". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

diamiter  diameter

remidy  remedy

pervent  prevent

### Example Question #4 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

singuler

visible

balince

beond

visible

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "visible". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

balince  balance

beond  beyond

singuler  singular

### Example Question #5 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly.

aford

salery

feild

achieve

achieve

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "achieve". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

salery  salary

feild  field

aford  afford

### Example Question #6 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

Will you answer the door Alison?

Alison, will you answer the door?

Alison will you answer the door?

Alison, will you answer the door?

Explanation: