Looking for a beginning/end of year benchmark for grades 2-4? Then look no further.
The contents and stories of this benchmark's readability range from end of second grade to middle/end of year fourth grade.
The assessment consists of 25 multiple choice questions, one table of contents, one poem, one realistic fiction title and one nonfiction title.
The selections for the test are of interest to elementary students and are topics that can be easily related to.
Nonfiction: Red Pandas
Table of Contents: Red Pandas of China
Poetry: Pretty Petals
Realistic Fiction: A Kid's Best Friend
An answer key is provided. This test would greatly support the STAAR reading test of Texas and tests reflecting Common Core Standards.
NOTE: This test can be used as an "End Of Year" test or a "Beginning of Year" test depending upon the grade level and readability levels of your students.