“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test

“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
“Pancakes” by Joan Bauer Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension & Analysis Test
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This 47-question multiple-choice reading comprehension and analysis test on “Pancakes” by Joan Bauer (from the textbook HOLT McDOUGAL LITERATURE, GRADE 9 ISBN-10: 0547115784) has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection including: plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary (including words from SAT/ACT exams), literary devices, figurative language, fact & opinion, analogies, summarization, and other elements of literature. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) to familiarize students with the structure and vocabulary of standardized test questions. Questions are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Teachers are encouraged to remove/add questions as they see fit for their students. Answer key included. Editable MS Word Doc. You can use this product for years and years! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated!

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to copyright restrictions, this product does not contain the reading selection(s).

Objectives/US Standards (SUGGESTED):

Students are expected to:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3

Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5

Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6

Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.10

By the end of grades 9-10, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
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