Help your students prepare for the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC) or Common Core test with these practice informational text reading passages. This resource was created and molded after the 6th through 8th grade SBAC. The 40 questions were written to give your students examples of all the types of questions they will see on the SBAC.
multiple choice, multi select, A/B questions (evidence-based selected response), hot text and short answer
The passages come from grade level appropriate popular youth non-fiction books to help engage and capture your students’ interest while also working on their test taking skills.
Common Core topics:
word meaning, inference, author’s purpose, summary, main idea, theme, character, language, structure, prediction, point of view, details, claim and comparing.
Includes the following:
Question breakdown by CCSS
4 Informational text reading excerpt
The four reading excerpts come from the following books:
The Diary Of A Young Girl By Anne Frank
Unbroken By Laura Hillenbrand
War Dogs by Rebecca Frankel
That Sugar Book by Damon Gameau
This resource is included in the following bundles:
SBAC and PARCC Reading Test Prep Bundle
Smarter Balanced Test Prep Complete Set
Smarter Balanced ELA Practice Test Bundle
Other Resources You May Be Interested In:
Smarter Balanced Reading Review
Smarter Balanced Reading Vocabulary
Smarter Balanced Test Strategy