TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of February 17, 2017

1.Which does not belong? (10 points)

2.Which of these has gills? (5 points)

3.If three people form a trio, then five people form a: (5 points)

4.When writing a paragraph, the topic sentence is most often included (5 points)

5.You want to make friendship cards from special red paper that comes in 12 by 18 inch sheets. Each card requires a piece that is 6 inches by 4 inches and another piece that is 6 inches by 6 inches. How many sheets will you need to make a card for each person in your family that includes a mom, dad, stepmom, stepdad, two sets of twins, and a baby brother? (20 points)

6.Which figure of speech or device is NOT used in this little poem:

A fragrance like a red, red rose sometimes will slug me in the nose. Love speaks to me in my repose. Just what it says, nobody knows.
(10 points)

7.Mrs. Gonzalez bought three new packs of stickers for her classroom. She received $.83 change for her $5 bill. If two of the packs were $1.39 each, how much was the other pack? (10 points)

8.Which prize is worth the most? (20 points)

9.If you are in Beijing, the Indian Ocean is to your: (10 points)

10.which is the longest? (5 points)

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