“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test

“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
“Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg Multiple-Choice Reading Test
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This 25-question multiple-choice reading comprehension and analysis test on “Paul Bunyan of the North Woods” by Carl Sandburg (from the textbook PRENTICE HALL LITERATURE, 8e GRADE 8 ISBN-10: 0131317164) 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, literary devices, figurative language, fact & opinion, analogies, main idea, 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:

CCRA.R.1

Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCRA.R.2

Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCRA.R.3

Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.

CCRA.R.4

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.

CCRA.R.5

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.

CCRA.R.6

Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.

CCRA.R.10

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

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