6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)

6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
6th Grade Prentice Hall Literature Unit 1 Reading Comprehension Tests (15 total)
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This collection of 15 tests (zip folder) from the textbook PRENTICE HALL LITERATURE, 8e GRADE 6 ISBN: 013131713X Unit 1 Fiction and Nonfiction includes links to most of the reading selections online (if available) along with 10-50 multiple-choice questions (varies depending on length of reading selection) from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the story, plot development, characterization, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) and are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Includes link to free file of the text so each student can get their own copy to annotate. Answer key included. Great for homework, warm-ups, classroom assessment, and more. Comes in editable MS Word Doc format. Individually each test would cost $2.99 x 14 tests, this is over a $40 value! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated!

Reading selections include:

"Greyling," Jane Yolen

"My Heart Is in the Highlands," Jane Yolen

"Stray," Cynthia Rylant

"The Homecoming," Laurence Yep

"The Drive-In Movies," Gary Soto

"The Market Square Dog," James Herriot

"Why Monkeys Live in Trees," Julius Lester

"The Case of the Monkeys That Fell From the Trees," Susan E. Quinlan

"Stage Fright," Mark Twain

"My Papa, Mark Twain," Susy Clemens

"The Lady and the Spider," Robert Fulghum

"Names/Nombres," Julia Alvarez

"The Sound of Summer Running," Ray Bradbury

"Eleven," Sandra Cisneros

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“A Dream Within a Dream” Poem by Edgar Allan Poe Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright” Poem by Rosemary and Stephen Vincent-Benet Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Ankylosaurus” Poem by Jack Prelutsky Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Adventures of Isabel” Poem by Ogden Nash Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Ode to Family Photographs” Poem by Gary Soto Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis & Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Oranges” Poem by Gary Soto Multiple-Choice Reading Analysis Comprehension Test

“Social Interactions 101: The Rituals of Relating” by Alex J. Packer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Letter to Scottie” by F. Scott Fitzgerald Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

An Excerpt from The Pigman and Me by Paul Zindel Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

La Leña Buena by John P. Santos Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

Letter From a Concentration Camp by Y. Uchida MC Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Turkeys” by Bailey White Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz Test

Langston Terrace by E. Greenfield and L. J. Little MC Reading Comprehension Test

“A Backwoods Boy” by Russell Freedman Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Test

Excerpt from Something to Declare by Julia Alvarez MC Reading Comprehension Test

Preserving a Great American Symbol by R. Durbin MC Reading Comprehension Test

“Jackie Robinson: Justice at Last” by Ward and Burns MC Reading Comprehension

“The Shutout” by Patricia & Frederick McKissack MC Reading Comprehension Test

“Water” by Helen Keller Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

“Hard as Nails” by Russell Baker Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

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"Southpaw" by Judith Viorst Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

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"The Old Woman Who Lived with the Wolves" Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"Zlateh the Goat" by I. Singer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"Dragon, Dragon" by John Gardner Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"The Tail" by Joyce Hansen Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"The Wounded Wolf" Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

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"Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"The Sound of Summer Running" Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"The Lady and the Spider" Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"My Papa, Mark Twain" Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

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"Why Monkeys Live in Trees" Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

"The Market Square Dog" Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz/Test

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"The Homecoming" by Laurence Yep Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Test/Quiz

"Stray" by Cynthia Rylant Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz Test

"My Heart Is in the Highlands" by Jane Yolen Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Test Quiz

"Greyling" Short Story Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Quiz Test

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