Middle School Literature Nonfiction Grammar Exit Tickets for Assessment or Quiz

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    1. This resource includes all of my middle school ELA exit tickets for literature, non-fiction and language and all of my 100% editable middle school rubrics. 50+ different reading response rubrics for 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade common core literature reading, informational reading, narrative
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    Quick formative assessment of your middle ELA students' grammar and language, literature reading, and nonfiction reading standards mastery has never been easier.

    This bundles resource has 100 grammar and language exit tickets or quizzes, 85 literature exit tickets or quizzes, and 150+ nonfiction exit tickets or quizzes.

    • The grammar and language exit tickets resource assesses students' mastery of concepts like sentences, clauses, figurative language, punctuation, nouns, pronouns, conjunctions, verbs, word relations, adjectives, spelling, and prepositions.

    • The literature reading exit tickets resource assesses students' mastery of concepts like theme, point of view, providing text evidence, inferring, determining the main idea, characterization, literary conflict, literary devices, plot, and more!

    • The nonfiction reading exit tickets resource assesses students' mastery of concepts like central idea, writing objective summaries, providing text evidence, inferring, determining the main idea, nonfiction text structures, context clues for vocabulary, and more!

    This resource includes all three sets of my middle school English Language Arts exit tickets formative assessments for Middle School or 7th and 8th-grade Literature, Non-Fiction, and Grammar Common Core Assessment.

    Here's what you'll get:

    • 102+ Grammar and Language Exit Tickets with three exit tickets per page
    • 80+ Literature Exit Tickets
    • 150+ Non-Fiction/Informational Reading Exit Tickets
    • Answer keys for EVERY single exit ticket
    • 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Common Core Language, Literature, and Nonfiction Standards
    • 3-20 exit tickets for each CCSS language standard

    Prep is quick and easy... Just determine which standard or grammar concept you want to assess, select your exit ticket, print enough copies (third-sheets for paper saving), and give them to students as a quick quiz or exit ticket. Then use the information to assess students and guide future instructions.

    Middle School ELA Literature Content Included in these Exit Tickets:

    • Providing text evidence
    • Inferences
    • Explicitly stated evidence
    • Theme
    • Main Idea
    • Character Traits
    • Literature summaries
    • How setting reveals character traits
    • How dialogue reveals character traits
    • Internal conflict
    • External Conflict
    • The four types of conflict
    • Characters: antagonist, protagonist, flat character, round characters, static character, dynamic character, sympathetic character, minor character
    • Literary Devices: flashback, flash-forward, cliff-hanger, suspense
    • Elements of plot: Exposition, inciting incident, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
    • Word connotation and denotation
    • Context Clues
    • Figurative language: personification, allusion, alliteration, metaphor, simile, irony, idiom, hyperbole.
    • Poem analysis
    • Poetry terms: Rhyme, meter, rhythm, foot, verse, stanza, refrain, couplet, quatrain, octave, internal rhyme, end rhyme, partial rhyme, complete rhyme.
    • Assonance
    • Consonance
    • Mood
    • Tone
    • Point of View: First-person, second person, third person
    • Comparing movie adaptations to books
    • Comparing fictional and historical texts
    • Comparing how novels compare to myths, Bible stories
    • Genres: fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography, realistic fiction, dystopian, science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction.

    Middle School ELA Informational Reading Content Included in these Exit Tickets:

    • Providing textual evidence
    • Thesis statements
    • Inferences
    • Explicitly stated evidence
    • Citing Textual evidence that strongly supports analysis
    • Citing Textual evidence that strongly supports inferences
    • Objective summaries
    • Central idea
    • Central idea developed over the course of the text
    • Cause and Effect text relationships
    • Problem and Solution text relationships
    • Similarities and Differences in text relationships
    • Sequence of events text relationships
    • Context clues to determine word meanings
    • Figurative language and impact on the text: personification, allusion, alliteration, metaphor, simile, irony, idiom, hyperbole.
    • Assonance
    • Consonance
    • Mood
    • Tone
    • How sections of the text contribute to the text as a whole
    • Analyzing how authors develop and organize the text
    • Author's purpose: persuade, inform, entertain, explain, describe
    • Analyzing author's distinguishing their point of view from others
    • Acknowledging and responding to conflicting evidence or viewpoints
    • Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium's portrayal of the subject
    • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums
    • Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text
    • Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information
    • Genres: fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography, realistic fiction, dystopian, science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction

    The following language and grammar exit tickets are included:

    1. Sentences (9 tickets)
    2. Clauses (3 tickets)
    3. Figurative Language (10 tickets)
    4. Punctuation (17 tickets)
    5. Nouns and Pronouns (12 tickets)
    6. Conjunctions (3 tickets)
    7. Verbs (15 tickets)
    8. Word Relations (20 tickets)
    9. Adjectives (6 tickets)
    10. Spelling (2 tickets)
    11. Prepositions (4 tickets)

    The following language and grammar skills are assessed in these exit tickets:

    • Parts of Speech
    • Simple Sentences
    • Complex Sentences
    • Compound Sentences
    • Compound-Complex Sentences
    • Independent and Dependent Clauses
    • Figurative Language: Hyperboles
    • Types of Phrases
    • Absolute Phrases
    • Appositive Phrases
    • Gerund Phrases
    • Infinite Phrases
    • Noun Phrases
    • Participle Phrases
    • Prepositional Phrase
    • Colons and Semicolons
    • Types of Pronouns
    • Possessive Pronouns
    • Reflexive Pronouns
    • Reciprocal Pronouns
    • Demonstrative Pronouns
    • Interrogative Pronouns
    • Indefinite Pronouns
    • Subordinating Conjunctions
    • Coordinating Conjunctions
    • Using Quotation Marks Correctly
    • Verb Moods
    • Indicative Verb Mood
    • Imperative Verb Mood
    • Interrogative Verb Mood
    • Conditional Verb Mood
    • Subjunctive Verb Mood
    • Figurative Language: Personification
    • Common Prefixes and their Meanings
    • Using Context Clues to determine word meanings
    • Connotation and Denotation
    • Infinitive Verbs
    • Present Participle Verbs
    • Past Participle Verbs
    • Past Tense Verbs
    • Common and Proper Nouns
    • Common Homophones
    • Intensive Pronouns
    • Vague Pronouns
    • Direct Objects
    • Indirect Objects
    • Object of the Preposition
    • Figurative Language: Metaphor
    • Figurative Language: Simile
    • Punctuation Nonrestrictive Elements
    • Author Style and Tone
    • Comparative Adjective
    • Superlative Adjectives
    • Benefits of using the four different types of sentence structure (variety)
    • Proper noun Rules
    • Dangling Modifier Rules
    • Expressing Ideas Precisely and eliminating wordiness and redundancy
    • Plural Noun Rules
    • Verbals
    • Gerunds
    • Infinitives
    • Past and Present Participle
    • Abstract Nouns
    • Concrete Nouns
    • Punctuating and Capitalizing Titles of Works
    • Subjects and Predicates
    • Simple Subjects and Predicates
    • Compound Subjects and Predicates
    • Verb Tenses (12 Different Verb Tenses)
    • Action Verbs
    • Linking Verbs
    • Helping Verbs
    • Figurative Language: Allusion
    • Rules for Using Numbers in English
    • Rules for Using Apostrophes in English
    • Rules for Using Commas in English
    • Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
    • Direct Objects
    • Indirect Objects
    • Object of the Preposition
    • Commonly Confused Words
    • Situational Irony
    • Dramatic Irony
    • Verbal Irony
    • Active Verbs
    • Passive Verbs
    • Imperative Sentences
    • Exclamatory Sentences
    • Interrogative Sentences
    • Declarative Sentences
    • Descriptive Adjective
    • Quantitative Adjectives
    • Demonstrative Adjectives
    • Possessive Adjectives
    • Distributive Adjectives
    • Interrogative Adjectives
    • Articles (Adjectives)
    • Antonyms
    • Synonyms
    • Figurative Language: Idioms
    • Differences between Who and Whom


    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rachel I. says, "I loved how it really gave the students multiple looks at a standard and really broke the standard a part from for full comprehension of the standard. Will be using it again this upcoming school year!"

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kristen S. says, "What an AMAZING resource! Loved using these as exit or entrance tickets into class! Matched the CCSS standards exactly and provided a quick check on students learning."

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Katie L. says, "Can't wait to use these. We are required to inform students as to what they will learn during the class period and how we will know they learned it. This is the how we know part!"


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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
    Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
    Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
    Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.


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