Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fifth Grade

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Assess your students' ability to construct responses with this short, age-appropriate story and seven questions. You can use it as a tool to sample student skills at the beginning of the year, to guide instruction, or as a test prep activity.

This five-page document includes an adaptation of the fable "The North Wind and the Sun" by Aesop (public domain), three student response sheets, and a rubric.

Student Tasks:
• Answer an Inferential Question (RL.5.1) *
• Summarize the Story (RL.5.2)*
• Find a Theme (RL.5.2)*
• Compare and Contrast Characters (RL.5.3)*
• Define Words Using Context Clues (RL.4.4)
• Identify and Interpret Figurative Language (RL.5.4)
• Describe How Narrator’s Point of View Influences Events in Story (RL.5.6)*

*These questions require students to construct complete responses and must include a topic sentence, detail sentences with evidence from the text, citing, quoting, and a conclusion.

This assessment is also available as a part of a three-test bundle.
You can assess at the beginning, middle, and end of the year with Literature Assessments - Grade 5, which is available at a reduced price.

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Brenda Kovich
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6
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Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fifth Grade
Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fifth Grade
Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fifth Grade
Beginning of Year Reading Assessment for Fifth Grade
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