This document focuses on measuring reading comprehension utilzing the new LEAP/PARCC format. This practice assessment may ask students to:
determine key ideas of a text
identify supporting evidence
determine cause/effect relationships
and identify comparisons and contrasts
This read and respond practice assessment 1 gives the student two text passages, one informational and one literary. It includes multiple choice questions that measures vocabulary and reading comprehension. It also includes complex constructed response questions that ask students to analyze one or two passages and use evidence from the text in their written answers.