This excerpt from "Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" is an assessment passage scaffolding all the ACT reading skills from throughout the book, including main ideas, supporting details, context clues, drawing conclusions, author's approach, cause and effect, comparative relationships, and sequence. The passage is an original text about the ever-changing video game industry, with ACT-style questions. The section includes an answer key with explanations and a self-assessment checklist and is recommended for use after the skills mentioned above are taught. This may also be used as a pre-test to gauge students' prior knowledge, helping instructors to pinpoint skills for additional study and practice.
"Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" combines fun, high-interest topics relevant to teens with challenging passages and standardized questions. Practice for the ACT while reading about Batman, LeBron James, phobias, video games, urban legends, "The Hunger Games," Taylor Swift, and many more!
Build toward success by learning each of the 23 most-assessed English & Reading skills
Practice by isolating each question type in smaller passages
Chunk several skills together in fun, full-length passages
Reflect with exercises that hone strengths and improve weaknesses
Useful for individual practice, classroom instruction, or small group tutoring, "Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" is adaptable for differentiated instruction and a Response to Invervention (RTI).
Aligned to Common Core Standards for Reading and Language Arts.
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by Mary Kate Durkin & Chris Mikulskis