Looking for a way to focus your grammar instruction and track students' growth? Try using a grammar diagnostic assessment. This editable eight-part assessment can be used as a grammar pre-test and post-test for individual grammar units or for a semester or year of grammar instruction.
With purchase of this grammar diagnostic assessment, you will receive:
- 1 fully editable grammar pre-test and post-test in Microsoft PPT form
- 1 printer-friendly PDF version of the same test
- suggested ways to use the assessment
- answer keys
- 95 questions total
Included in this grammar pre-test and post-test, there are 8 sections, which are all imperative to becoming a successful writer and excelling on the SAT and ACT:
1. parts of speech
2. parts of a sentence
5. types of sentences
6. sentence errors
7. types of punctuation
Questions in this assessment focus on basic identification of grammar elements. The purpose of the assessment is to be able to establish a baseline understanding for where students' current grammar knowledge lies. Use the results of this assessment to tailor your instruction appropriately. After teaching, circle back to this same diagnostic test to track students' growth on each topic.
You can also use this grammar assessment for other purposes...station activities, partner practice, whole-class review, homework assignments, and etcetera.
Looking for grammar instruction materials to complement this diagnostic assessment? You might be interested in...
11 Deadly Sins of Sentence Fluency Lesson
Rules for Commas and Semicolons Lesson
Types of Sentences Unit Bundle
Fragments and RunOns Lesson
Verbals Unit Bundle
Types of Conjunctions Bundle
ELA Grammar Games
Find more grammar teaching resources for middle and high school here
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