This 25-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on O. Henry's short story "The Gift of the Magi" has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised) along with one optional essay question with lined paper to familiarize students with the format of standardized testing. It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the story, characterization, point of view, making inferences, and literary devices. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests). Includes link to free file of the text. Answer key included. Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated!Editable Word document!
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
This lesson is student-centered, meaning:
--it allows you to become a facilitator!
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