Included In This Resource:
A printable PDF file
9 leveled passages – all within the 300-700 Lexile range
9 pre + post tests with leveled questions, with leveled questions for the following skills:
- Ask + Answer Questions
- Main Idea
- Make Connections
- Context Clues
- Text Features
- Author’s Purpose
- Graphic Features
- Reasons + Points
- Compare + Contrast Two Texts
9 answer keys with a breakdown of why each question is included
How The Reading Assessments Are Designed:
The texts and reading assessments are designed so that there is a set for each comprehension skill
These 9 texts are leveled: 300-400 – 2 passages 400-500 – 1 passage 500-600 – 3 passages 600-700 – 3 passages
Each assessment has three questions. The first question is the most simple, while the third question is the most difficult. It 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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