Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1

Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
Editable Reading Comprehension Part A Part B & Writing Test, Task Cards-NWT1
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This set of editable reading comprehension passages and questions in two formats, task cards and an assessment/practice test is so versatile! It is a comprehensive literary/fiction resource, so it can be used as a diagnostic test, a teaching tool, an actual assessment... and so much more! CCSS and LSS correlations are included, but this is appropriate for all 3rd grade standards I’ve seen, so I’ve also included targeted reading skills addressed in each question within this resource. It was modeled after PARCC’s and LEAP 2025’s “Narrative Writing Task,” but each text and question mirror the rigor required of 3rd graders on other standardized assessments: ACT Aspire, STARR, Smarter Design, FSA, and others.

If you're interested in the printable only resource at a lower price (non-editable), click here!

Reading and Writing Part A, Part B Test and Task Cards: Summertime! Printable

Product Details for NWT1: Summertime! (Narrative Writing Task Resource No. 1)

-2 fiction passages

•“The Old Man and His Granddaughter” (500L-600L approximate reading level)
•"My Favorite Time of the Year" (500L-600L approximate reading level)

-13 Part A/Part B (EBSR) multiple choice questions, including 2 multiple-select questions

-Answer key

-1 PCR question (written response question requiring text details in the answer)

-3 written response formats for differentiation

-Exemplar answer for written response

-Narrative Writing Checklist

-Teacher's lesson planning information (CCSS and LSS correlations, targeted reading skills, approximate reading levels of passages, passage word counts)

With this resource, you'll get 4 versions. All 4 versions use the same 2 passages and 14 questions and mirror the format and rigor of recent standardized tests.

EDITABLE RESOURCES:

•Assessment/Practice Test

•Task Cards

PDF PRINT-AND-GO RESOURCES

•Assessment/Practice Test

•Task Cards

*You'll need to have PowerPoint in order to edit any of the text. All passages and questions are in text boxes, and you can change any of the wording to better fit your needs. Due to copyright laws, the graphics cannot be edited.*

Ideas for using the assessment/practice test:

-comprehension test

-practice test

-readiness test

-whole group test prep

-close reading instruction

-partner work

-homework

-small group differentiation

Ideas for using the task cards:

-literacy centers

-small group differentiation

-partner work -bell ringers/do-nows

-exit slips

-quick formative assessments

-homework

Literary standards and targeted skills addressed in this resource:

RL3.1 Text Evidence

RL3.2 Central Message/Theme

RL3.3 Character Motivation

RL3.3 Character Feelings

RL3.3 Contribution of a Character's Actions to the Sequence of Events

RL3.4 Word Meaning Using Context Clues

RL3.4 Meaning of a Nonliteral Phrase Using Context Clues

RL3.5 How Parts of a Story Build Upon One Another

RL3.6 Narrator’s Point of View

RL3.7 Contribution of an Illustration to What is Conveyed in a Story

Language standards and targeted topics addressed in this resource:

L3.1 Correct grammar and usage when writing

L3.2 Correct capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing

L3.4a Context Clues

L3.5a Simile

Writing standards and targeted topics addressed in this resource:

W3.3 Write a narrative to develop an imagined experience

W3.3a

•establish a situation

•introduce narrator/characters

•develop a sequence of events that unfolds naturally

W3.3b

•include dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations

W3.3c

•use temporal words and phrases to signal event order

W3.3d

•provide a sense of closure

A little more info about how and why I scaffolded the constructed response answers:

I've always had trouble with students not being able to answer a constructed response question completely, and I've struggled with how to manage the many levels of proficiency within one classroom. I have some students who write beautiful, well thought out answers that address EVERYTHING the prompt asks, students who have no idea where to begin, and everything in between! This will save lots of planning time, and you'll be really happy with the results if you use what I’ve created to reach just about every student in your class. It makes test prep much easier!

This is how I've set up the scaffolding. First, for the constructed response question, I've provided an exemplar response in case you'd like to share what a top-quality response looks and sounds like. Then you'll give out one of three provided constructed response pages depending on the level of each student. The options you'll have in your download are:

1) for reluctant writers: an already deconstructed prompt in which they'll answer questions along the way as a form of pre-writing

2) for almost-there writers: bullet points after the prompt to remind students what to include for a top quality answer

3) for proficient writers: only the prompt and space for an answer

Please let me know if you have any problems with the resource or if there is anything at all I can help you with!

shannahellender@gmail.com

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