I recommend checking out the Ereading Worksheet versions of the activities if you have access to technology in your classroom. Write your answer on your answer document. With Race to the Top and looming state testing season, many of us are feeling anxious. McMackin, I leveled the graphic organizers. Learn about this fascinating material while practice reading comprehension skills with this worksheet. Honey Badgers Nonfiction Reading Test — Though small in size, the honey badger is renowned for its fighting spirit.
Hyperinflation Nonfiction Reading Test — Paper money is a funny thing. Write your answer on your answer document. The yellow rectangles remind them to slow down and identify specific details and commentary to support those details. Body Paragraph In the New York State exams, my students are required to pull details from two passages. Then answer multiple choice and extended response questions.
The essay prompt determines the organizational pattern. Submarines Nonfiction Reading Test — Students will learn about the history of submarines while testing their reading skills. The bear went through the park and into the Brooksville Quarry golf course. With Race to the Top and looming state testing season, many of us are feeling anxious. Ensure that students become skilled and confident with reading, writing, and technology tasks that help them answer high-stakes, English Language Arts test items. My 6th graders are required to incorporate a minimum of three specific details from each source in each body paragraph. At this point in the year, my goal is to help my 6th grade students transfer the skills they learned throughout the year to the state tests.
Dawn Sweredoski, and I identify areas of strength and weakness. The bigger bear had to be tranquilized and a collar was put on him, and was put in Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area. Carnivorous Plants Nonfiction Reading Test — While most plants have been sitting still, carnivorous plants have been killing and eating insects. Other times, they have to defend an opinion. The smaller bear was found in Spring Hill, the other was collared to a wildlife area.
They are required to use two details from each article to support their topic sentences. These two bear sightings are alike these ways: They are black bears, they both were spotted in Florida, they were both spotted in the same weekend, and they both were found in residential areas. A reading passage about reading? Score of 2 - This response indicates a partial understanding of the task. Each beef patty represents a body paragraph. You fill them up with garbage and leave them on the corner, and then all of your trash disappears.
Worksheet will open in a new window. For example, Dan can now go on airplanes and elevators and walk down the street feeling safe. Developing thorough body paragraphs has been a challenge for my students. Passages and questions gradually increase in length and difficulty as students move through the sequence of grade-appropriate tests. It is accurate and includes excellent support from the article.
Introduction My students take the state exams the first week May. We accomplish this by creating an alternating pattern of specific details and insightful comments. Learn about this unique creature in this short passage and then answer multiple-choice and extended-response questions. Pick a start date and your students will see a new Practice Test at the beginning of each week in their interactive Kids A-Z student-learning environment. Here are a bunch of worksheets and online practice activities to give your students the practice that they need.
In your response, use information from the article that supports your explanation. The upright triangle, the concluding paragraph, is a reminder to restate the thesis, the point of the essay, and close with a broader insightful comment. Test taking resources for students are located on the pages , , and. The support provided does not clearly connect to the student's statement of how Dan's life was changed. Explain your answer with details and information from the article.