Using excerpts from popular elementary chapter books these task cards will engage your students and help them practice finding the author's purpose. Each card features an excerpt, two multiple-choice questions, and one open-ended question.
Perfect for standardized test prep. They are also great in small groups, literacy centers, stations, partner work, intervention groups, and much more. You could also use one card at a time with your whole class as a warm-up, mini-lesson, or exit ticket. An answer key is included as well as a poster and two different student recording sheets.
*20 Task Cards
*20 Novel Excerpts
*40 Multiple Choice Questions
*20 Open-Ended Questions
*Poster (Color and B&W)
*2 Student Answer Sheets (with and without writing lines)
Excerpts from the following novels:
Gooney Bird Greene, Wayside School, Junie B. Jones, Flat Stanley, The Lightning Thief, and more.
Included in the following bundles:
STAAR Test Prep Bundle
Reading Skills Task Card Bundle
Elementary STAAR bundle:
STAAR Reading Boot Camp Bundle GRADES 3-5
Other Elementary Resources You Maybe Interested In:
STAAR Non-Fiction Reading Passages Grade 3-5
STAAR Reading Comprehension Passages Grades 3-5
Inference Task Cards Grade 3-5
Summarizing Task Cards Grade 3-5
STAAR Vocabulary Word Wall
Task Card Bundles:
Inference Task Card Bundle
Reading Skills Task Card Complete Set