Included In This Resource:
A printable PDF file
9 leveled passages (7 passages in the 100-200 range and 2 in the 200-300 range)
9 pre + post-tests with leveled questions for the following comprehension skills:
- Ask + Answer Questions
- Main Idea + Key Details
- Make Connections
- Context Clues
- Text Features
- Graphic Features
- Describe Key Ideas Using Text + Graphics
- Author’s Reasons
- Compare + Contrast Two Texts
- 9 answer keys with a breakdown of why each question is included
How The Assessments Are Designed:
The texts and reading assessments are designed so that there is a set for each comprehension skill. There are a total of 9 leveled passages:
100-200 – 7 passages
200-300 – 2 passages
Each assessment has three questions. The first question is the most simple, while the third question is the most difficult. The first question requires a basic and surface-level understanding of the reading skill. The second question builds upon the concept a bit more. The third question requires the application of the concept. These three-tiered questions are labeled with shapes (circle, square, triangle) so that the levels are discrete.
How to Use these Assessments:
The leveled questions will give you insight and data for creating your strategy reading groups. You can group students by reading level or by specific strategy, or a combination of both. With student groups and pre-assessment data at your fingertips, you can then differentiate instruction for each group as you move through the skill.
Give the post-assessment (same test as the pre-assessment) after the unit is finished to track growth.
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