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The Percy Jackson The Lightning Thief assessment package provides a complete suite of materials to assess your students' ELA skills and their comprehension of the novel. If you're looking for a comprehensive unit and suite of materials for Percy Jackson including this product, check out Percy Jackson Lightning Thief Unit: 30 days of Instructional Materials.
This resource is also technology friendly! It can be utilized in classrooms where computers or tablets are central to instruction because the resource has been adapted for digital completion. The resource includes links for students to complete the assessments in Google Forms™. For instance, students can work with the documents in Google Drive™ or via Google Classroom™. With these links, you can have students complete their assessments online. All they will have to do is fill out the Google Form™! There are links for every assessment, making the format friendly not only for technology but also trees. The resource includes:
Chapter Comprehension Quizzes: The chapter comprehension quizzes assess students’ understanding of the chapter. Each quiz asks three questions related to the events of the chapter. The quiz can be used at the end of class or if assigning reading for homework, can assess whether or not students did, in fact, complete their work. An answer key is included.
Comprehension and Literary Quizzes: The 2 comprehension and literary quizzes assess students on the events, characters, and details of the novel. For each half of the novel, the quizzes include a variety of questions types including: sequence of events, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and short answer questions. Answer keys for each quiz are included.
Map Test: The map test provides a distinct format for assessing your students’ comprehension of the novel and their analytic abilities. In addition to understanding literary elements, the students are tasked with reading and utilizing a graphic, another important literacy skill.
Final Test: The final test asks students to apply the various literary skills they’ve developed through the close reading exercises. Each question is aligned to a specific skill and, in turn, a specific Common Core State Standard. The first part of the test is a character quote matching section. The second part contains 17 multiple choice questions, and the final part asks 6 short answer questions requiring a written response. An answer key is included.
Essays: The essays resource contains three different essay questions. The questions are aligned to the skills practiced throughout the unit and are also Common Core aligned. Suggestions for answers/topics are included.
Final Reflection: On the last day of the unit, students spend class reflecting on their experience through various activities. The reflection asks specific questions about individual experiences that can serve as a way to guide future implementation of the resources.