What is a Temporal Word? - Quiz & Worksheet


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What do temporal words usually refer to?

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1. What do temporal words do?

2. Which of these is a pair of temporal words that mean the same thing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet make it simple for you to gauge your comprehension of temporal transition words. Answer multiple-choice questions that test your knowledge of temporal words, prepositions and phrases. To pass, review each question carefully, then choose the correct answer of four available. Feel free to take the quiz online, or print the accompanying worksheet and answer questions on paper.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your knowledge of the following using these assessments:

  • How temporal words are used in sentences
  • Temporal words that have the same meaning
  • Similarities between temporal prepositions and other preposition types
  • Uses of temporal phrases

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what temporal words refer to and do in sentences
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast phrases from the lesson, such as temporal prepositions and temporal phrases
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson that examines the meaning of a temporal word

Additional Learning

Accompanying this quiz and worksheet is a lesson called What is a Temporal Word? Examine this lesson to learn more about the following:

  • How temporal words are used in speech vs. writing
  • Common temporal words
  • Temporal prepositions used in sentences
  • Ways temporal phrases make stories stronger