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This Common Core ELA Reading Test Prep Lesson Pack (Informational Text) 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 about Kobodaishi, a great Japanese writer/scribe (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 literature.
Types of Questions:
Two Part Questions
This product includes the following:
20 Question Multiple Choice Quiz Option
3-5 Common Core Style Questions and Answers Per Day (These are modified for the MC Test.)
4 Short Response Questions, Examples, and Rubric
Detailed Lesson Plan(s)
Reading Activities based on the daily standard
Answer Keys/Teacher Worksheet
Explanations for Answers
Standards: Citing Evidence, Central Idea, Words/Phrases, Structure, and Author's Purpose
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Strategies that could be used during or after reading (but are not a part of this pack) 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.