This package contains an exam booklet and a student response booklet. The following topics are covered:
1. Content (including reading strategies, paragraph structure, elements of fiction, main idea vs. theme, writing style, the writing process, etc.)
2. Reading Task (including questions on main idea, theme, opinion, and comparison)
3. Writing Task (which focuses on getting students to write an essay that explains 3 character traits the protagonist in the short story of your choosing)
Please note that rubrics are included with the reading and writing task.
It is recommended that you teach students how to write an essay (a resource on how to teach essay writing can be found here https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-to-Write-an-Essay-2263700), characterization (which can be found for free here https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Characterization-Notes-and-Graphic-Organizer-2216475), reading strategies (a resource on reading strategies can be found here https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Reading-Groups-or-Guided-Reading-Strategies-and-Handouts-2298259), and other key concepts like elements of fiction.
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This means this resource is designated for 1 teacher's use in his/her classroom. You may not adapt this work for resale, or use this for commercial purposes. Please do feel free to adapt this resource for your own use, however, and make as many copies for your classroom as you like! I hope you will find this resource helpful!