3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments

3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
3rd Grade Reading Tests | 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments
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3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Assessments

Third Grade Reading Tests

Looking for comprehension assessments to be used a reading formative assessment or summative assessment in your third grade classroom? This bundle is designed to progress monitor third graders' reading comprehension throughout the year.

This pack includes three comprehension tests per nine weeks for a total of 12 different 3rd grade reading tests.

These reading comprehension passages and questions are perfect for spot checking your student's reading throughout the year.

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Pack Highlights:

  • Each test is leveled to guarantee third-grade student readability, with text and question complexity increasing as the year progresses.

  • -A variety of skills are covered on each assessment as shown in the top right-hand corner of the front page.

  • 3 passages per assessment to help foster testing stamina and meet 3rd-grade testing rigor demands.

  • Each assessment includes a variety of multiple choice questions as pulled from Webb's depth of knowledge question scale.

  • Each assessment features one written response question that prompts students to answer and cite evidence from the text.

  • Question format modeled after PARCC/FSA and include Part A/B and multiple answer selection questions.

  • A variety of fiction and non-fiction texts to spot check understanding in both Reading Literature and Reading Informational texts. Includes poems and plays in each quarter!

  • Similar formatting for each assessment.

  • Cloze Reading practice or editing task for each assessment

  • Answer keys are included.

  • Every test is classroom tested!

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Need MORE Assessments? Check Out These Other Grade Levels

2nd Grade Reading Assessments

4th Grade Reading Assessments

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| How to Use them In Your Classroom|

These reading comprehension tests are flexible in how they can be used in your classroom.

These are just a few ways you can use these 3rd grade reading tests:

  • Use to assess your students every 2-3 weeks as their reading comprehension grows
  • Test prep practice periodically through the year
  • During intervention time to expose students to high-stakes testing style questions and text
  • During small group as a way to build confidence of new test takers

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Common Assessment Make Easy! Use With Your Team!

When teachers collaborate on lesson plans and assignments, assessments should be common across the grade level.

These reading tests make it super easy for your team to administer common assessments across the grade level.

Simply purchase additional licenses at checkout for a 50% off savings!

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Tests currently available in this bundle:

Quarter 1 Assessments:

1.1- The Missing Crayon-Realistic Fiction

How Crayons are Made- Non-fiction

The Red Crayon- Cloze Reading practice

Skills Covered:

  • ask and answer questions
  • sequence a story
  • character actions
  • problem and solution
  • context clues
  • steps in a scientific process
  • main idea and details
  • compound words
  • text features

1.2- Making a Special Apple Pie-Realistic Fiction

The Real Johnny Appleseed- Non-fiction

Apple Picking- Cloze Reading practice

Skills Covered:

  • ask and answer questions
  • text structure
  • understanding character actions
  • author's purpose
  • context clues
  • shades of meaning
  • text features (timeline)

1.3- Sand- Non-fiction

Flying a Kite with Mom- Realistic Fiction

Building Sand Castles- Cloze Reading practice

Skills Covered:

  • ask and answering questions
  • story structure
  • author’s purpose
  • steps in a scientific process
  • context clues
  • content specific vocabulary
  • making an inference
  • text features
  • using illustrations
  • figurative language (personification)

Quarter 2 Assessments:

2.1-The Tortoise and the Hare-Fable

Interview with the Winner-Interview

Galapagos Tortoises- Cloze Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • recount fables/folktales
  • refer to plays
  • comparing theme/message
  • shades of meaning
  • prefixes
  • context clues
  • using pictures to infer
  • Text features
  • figurative language

2.2 The Amazing Trainer- Play

All About the Bengal Tiger-Non-fiction

The Ferris Wheel- poem

The Best Time of Year- Cloze Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • ask and answer questions
  • using affixes
  • refer to parts of stories/describe how they are related
  • text features
  • context clues
  • figurative language
  • infer using pictures
  • shades of meaning

2.3- Men on the Money- Non-Fiction

-Memorials in Washington D.C.- non-fiction

-The Myth of the Cherry Tree- Close Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • main Idea and details
  • context clues
  • using content specific language
  • text features
  • comparing articles on a similar topic
  • using search tools

Quarter 3 Assessments:

3.1- Space Plants-Non-Fiction

-Nicki's Special Bulb-Realistic Fiction

-Growing a Garden-Cloze Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • sequencing
  • character actions, events (cause and effect)
  • text features
  • using Illustrations
  • central message
  • word parts (prefix)
  • author's Point of View
  • figurative Language
  • context clues
  • multiple meaning words

3.2- The Lemonade Stand- Realistic Fiction

-A Business for Kids-Non-Fiction

-History of Lemonade-Cloze Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • sequencing
  • character's feelings
  • figurative language
  • author’s purpose
  • main idea and details
  • comparatives/superlatives
  • punctuation of quotation marks
  • proper nouns
  • context clues
  • text features

3.3- Man's Best Friend-Non-Fiction

-A Snack for Shaggy -Realistic Fiction

-Dog Being Dog- Poem

-Training Stella-Cloze Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • ask and answer questions
  • sequencing
  • character actions
  • text features
  • making an inference
  • lesson learned
  • word parts
  • author's purpose
  • figurative Language
  • context clues

Quarter 4 Assessments:

4.1- Busy Buzzing Bees-Non-Fiction

-The Bee and the Goats - Play

-Anthony's Bees-Cloze Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • ask and answer questions
  • sequencing
  • main idea
  • text features
  • word parts/affixes
  • theme/moral
  • parts of a play
  • author's purpose
  • context clues
  • citing evidence

4.2- Best Spring Break Trip, Ever!-Realistic Fiction

-Who Said? - Poem

-Wilsons Nature and Survival Camp-Cloze Reading practice

Skills covered:

  • Sequencing
  • Ask/answer questions
  • Literary devices
  • Citing information
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Sequencing events
  • Character’s Actions
  • Conventional spelling
  • Making an Inference
  • Punctuation of quotations
  • Word parts
  • Capitalization

4.3-Saving the World, One LEGO at a Time-Newspaper Article

The History of LEGO- nonfiction,

LEGO Camp -Cloze Reading Passage

Skills covered:

  • Ask/answer questions
  • Main idea and details
  • Citing information
  • compare and contrast
  • Sequencing events
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Conventional spelling
  • Making an Inference
  • Punctuation of quotations
  • Word parts
  • Word choice

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