5th Grade ELA Test Prep Game Show, Paired READING Passages, & Practice Test

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I used this in a test-prep session. Students were highly engaged and had the opportunity to practice a variety of skills!
We enjoyed playing this to prepare for state testing. The questions were appropriate in intensity, and the students were very engaged.
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Say goodbye to boring test prep! Our Game Show Practice Review will keep your FIFTH GRADE students entertained while they read paired texts and study key concepts for the upcoming standardized test. Test your students’ knowledge of vocabulary, grammar, spelling, reading, and multimedia CCSS standards with this game show resource that includes questions in both PowerPoint and PDF. They’ll love the challenge and have fun practicing! 

What You’ll Get

This resource includes two sets of paired reading passages (fiction and nonfiction texts and two nonfiction texts.) These passages are included in PDF format so they can be easily printed.

Game show includes 30 total questions, with five game questions plus a bonus question in each category. Each category is typed on its own page, so you can select to print all of the categories or just a few. Use it in a number of ways: 

  • as a review sheet to be used as the game is played.
  • as a second review of the same material.
  • as a review for an absent student.

Five Game Categories

Game Show review game covers 5 categories with 30 total questions in PDF file (6 in each category): 

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading
  • Multimedia

*Please note that the game show does not work in Keynote.

Why You’ll Love It

  • Meets 5th Grade Common Core Reading & Language Standards
    If your state’s standards are based on the Common Core, this product will likely align with your standards.
  • Most questions are written in standardized-test format.
  • Students practice test-format questions, which reduces their anxiety for taking the state test.
  • Paired passages are on 5th Grade level and written in test format. 
  • Use passages during the week and then play game at the end of the week. Students will need to reference passages during game play.
  • Use the American history-themed texts in reading or social studies class.

Use It Multiple Ways!

  • Print all categories or just a few! Each category is on its own page
  • Review sheet during game play
  • Second review of material
  • Review for an absent student

Teachers Love It!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was a fun and engaging way to take a break from the monotonous test prep! Aligned wonderfully with the standards and tasks students are expected to complete. Thank you!” - Kaitlin L. 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “We enjoyed playing this to prepare for state testing. The questions were appropriate in intensity, and the students were very engaged.” - Claudia G. 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was a welcome change from traditional paper/pencil test prep! The students loved playing and the competitive nature of the game had students returning to the text like never before! That's a win!” - Liana C. 

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Love to save? The 5th Grade Test Prep Bundle includes four games and a standardized-test formatted reading practice test. SAVE by purchasing the bundle vs. purchasing each resource individually!

Bundle Includes: 

Reading Practice Test Literature, Informational, Grammar 5th Grade

Vocabulary Kerplunk Review Game 5th Grade

Build A Word Affixes Card Game

Grammar & Spelling JENGA Review Game 5th Grade

ELA Game Show & Practice Review Test 5th Grade

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Copyright ©️ Amy Mezni

Permission to use with a single classroom only (one teacher).

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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