Use for CAASPP test prep! Your purchase includes five pages of detailed, step-by-step instructions and examples of a listening activity that can be used with any piece of text, fiction or non-fiction. The activity is broken down into three "rounds," with each round increasing in difficulty for students. Helpful hints for differentiating instruction and grading are included, as well as examples of how to set up the activity. This is a great activity to prep kids for the new Common Core listening standards, as well as the listening portion of standardized testing. No photocopies are required to do this activity with students, and it only requires about five minutes of prep time.