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This Common Core ELA Reading Test Prep Lesson Pack of PAIRED PASSAGES (Citing Evidence, Central Idea / Theme, Words & Phrases, Structure, and Characterization) helps students prepare for Common Core-based state reading comprehension exams and assessments. It contains 5 DAYS of EASY-TO-TEACH Lessons with Activities and Test Questions/Answers based on the Common Core Standards. It includes a passage from "The Red Badge of Courage" (PUBLIC DOMAIN) and the song "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" (PUBLIC DOMAIN) as well as Detailed Lesson(s), which would be great for whole group lessons, small group instruction, pull-outs, or push-ins. The lessons could be used for 6th-10th graders with or without teacher guidance, depending on the amount of differentiation needed for each student. Each lesson takes about 45-90 minutes, depending on the goal for the lesson and choice of activities. Give yourself a breath of fresh air with this NO PREP curriculum that integrates test prep within the teaching of literature. ***This 5 Days of Lessons BUNDLE is also a part of my Common Core ELA Reading Test Prep Lesson BUNDLE: Paired Passages (Civil War) and Paired Passages Bundle in my store as well as the Common Core ELA Reading Test Prep MEGA BUNDLE 85 Days Lessons Quizzes Activities!*** PLEASE BE CAREFUL NOT TO PURCHASE TWICE.
Types of Questions:
Two Part Questions
This product includes the following:
29 Question Multiple Choice Test Option w/ Answer Key (revised from the daily questions)
Reading Activities based on the daily standard
5-8 Common Core Style Questions and Answers Per Day (32 total)
4 Short Response Questions, Examples, Rubrics, and Writing Tips
Detailed Lesson Plan(s)
Answer Key/Teacher Worksheet
Explanations for Answers
Standards: Citing Evidence, Central Idea/Theme, Words/Phrases, Structure, and Complex Characters
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Strategies that could be used during or after reading are SOAPSTone (Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, and Tone), SBAC (Scan, Brainstorm, Analyze, Confirm), SPAUTS (Speaker, Purpose, Audience, Universal Idea, Theme, Strategies), FSA (Firm Up Your Ideas, State Your Reasons, Assess the Truth), ACE (Answer, Cite, Explain), etc.