ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities

ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
ELA Test Prep Bundle: Reading Tests, Writing Workshops, & Remediation Activities
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  1. Together, these materials cover over 15 reading and language standards that students will be tested on in their Common Core exams. The test included can be used as a practice test or as a real content mastery examination. The remediation activities can be implemented to have students reflect on thei
  2. Together, these materials cover over 15 reading and language standards that students will be tested on in their Common Core exams. The test included can be used as a practice test or as a real content mastery examination. The remediation activities can be implemented to have students reflect on thei
  3. Argumentative essay writing is one of the most difficult tasks for students to master - no matter what grade they attend. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that, when students are faced with writing, they crave one thing most of all, and that's STRUCTURE. Providing this structure might sound overwh
  4. Informative essay writing is one of the most difficult tasks for students to master - no matter what grade they attend. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that, when students are faced with writing, they crave one thing most of all, and that's STRUCTURE. Providing this structure might sound overwhel
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  1. This FULL YEAR curriculum package contains organized daily procedures for 180+ days of rigorous, relevant, and common core aligned English language arts instruction. The products and lessons included provide students with a wide range of fiction, non-fiction, and pop-culture texts that will allow th
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This test prep bundle includes targeted lessons, practice materials, and remediation activities that cover reading and writing skills students need to know before they take their end of year ELA exams. These materials will not only allow students to engage in meaningful practice and reflection, but will also guide them to a better understanding of what they need to do to excel in both areas - reading comprehension/analysis and essay writing. MOST of the resources are EDITABLE, including the reading practice tests, the writing prompts, the PowerPoint presentations, and the reading remediation materials. Therefore, you can customize the unit to meet your specific classroom needs.

Products Included:

1. Common Core Reading Test Prep #1: Editable Assessment & Remediation Materials

  • Common Core style Practice Test (40 questions) – Passages/Sections Include:
    • “The Flowers” by Alice Walker (fiction short story)
    • “What Is ISIS” by Gil Kaufman (informational article)
    • “Hope is the thing with feathers” by Emily Dickinson (poem)
    • “Infamy” Pearl Harbor speech by Franklin D. Roosevelt (rhetorical speech)
    • Grammar and Vocabulary Questions

  • Test Remediation Chart with step-by-step instructions – to have students reflect on their mastery of each standard
  • A Content Mastery Learning Scale
  • Weakest Standards Worksheet - to have students identify their weakest skills and fix questions in these areas
  • Sample Remediation Chart and “Weakest Standards” Worksheet - to provide students with an example before they begin completing their own
  • EVERYTHING is available in EDITABLE formats – so you can tailor the test and the worksheets to your specific classroom needs!

2. Common Core Reading Test Prep #2: Editable Assessment & Remediation Materials

  • Common Core style Practice Test (40 questions) – Passages/Sections Include
    • “There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury (fiction short story)
    • “Queen Elizabeth’s Speech to her troops at Tilbury (rhetorical/informational text)
    • “Yet I do Marvel” by Countee Cullen (poem)
    • “How The World Was Made” from Cherokee Indian Lore (multicultural text)
    • Grammar and Vocabulary Questions

  • Test Remediation Chart with step-by-step instructions – to have students reflect on their mastery of each standard
  • Content Mastery learning scale
  • Weakest Standards Worksheet - to have students identify their weakest skills and fix questions in these areas
  • Sample Remediation Chart and “Weakest Standards” Worksheet - to provide students with an example before they begin completing their own
  • EVERYTHING is available in EDITABLE formats – so you can tailor the test and the worksheets to your specific classroom needs!

3. Mastering the Common Core Informative Essay: 2-Week Unit Bundle

  • Detailed Lesson Plans
  • An editable informative CCSS writing prompt
    • Topic: Technology and how it affects the brain
    • "Texts" for students to draw from, including 1 image and 2 articles

  • A 21-slide editable PowerPoint Presentation complete with:
    • Teacher’s Notes to help you with the presentation
    • Specific Examples to help provide context
    • Analogies/Comparisons to foster engaging and relevancy
    • Engaging images to keep students' attention

  • Guided Rough Draft Handouts (series of 5) to help students with every paragraph along the way
  • Peer-Evaluation Handout to alleviate your workload
  • Simplified CCSS Informative Essay Rubric to give students a specific idea of the expectations

4. Mastering the Common Core Argument Essay: 2-Week Unit Bundle

  • Lesson Plan Overview
  • An editable argumentative CCSS writing prompt with accompanying articles - the topic is whether school start times should be pushed back or stay the same
  • A 24-slide editable PowerPoint Presentation complete with:
    • Teacher’s Notes - to guide student engagement, discussion, and possible answers
    • Specific Examples - that directly correlate with the writing prompt
    • Analogies/Comparisons - to help students understand and remember concepts
    • Engaging images - to keep students interested and engaged throughout the presentation

  • Guided Rough Draft Handouts (a series of 5, one for each paragraph) - to guide student revisions and provide structure
  • Peer-Evaluation Handouts - to help students review each other's essays with accuracy
  • Simplified CCSS Argumentative Essay Rubric - to provide students with a clear concept of the expectations

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Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
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