Reading Blasts! Fiction #1 – Grade 4 is a set of twenty short reading passages coupled with four or more multiple choice questions that assess student knowledge and performance on grade four reading objectives that focus on fiction text. Each individual warm-up is designed to be used as a short daily reading practice. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. Fiction passages are included in this reading blast set. These are the first twenty fiction passages and questions from Reading Warm-ups – Grade 4. An answer key is provided, too.
Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:
- Word Meaning
- Point of View
- Main Idea/Details
- Drawing Conclusions
- Visual Features
- Sensory Language
- Making Connections
This chart shows the type of genre for each passage included in this set of blasts:
- 4.1 – Story - 4.17 – Story
- 4.4 – Journal - 4.19 – Story
- 4.5 – Story - 4.20 – Story
- 4.6 – Paired - Story/Story - 4.22 – Story
- 4.8 – Paired – Story/Newspaper- 4.23 – Paired – Letter/Letter
- 4.10 – Story - 4.28 – Story
- 4.11 – Paired – Letter/Letter - 4.30 – Story
- 4.12 – Story - 4.31 – Story
- 4.14 – Story - 4.32 – Story
- 4.15 – Story - 4.35 – Story
These blasts can be used in a variety of ways. You may have your students read the passage and answer the questions in class. The answers can be checked in class and discussed immediately. The blasts can be assigned as homework and checked in class the next day. Several blasts can be put together as a mini-test.
If you like this product, take a look at several more products in my store that you may find to your liking: Reading Blasts! #1, Reading Blasts! #2, Reading Blasts! #3, and Reading Blasts! #4 for Grade 4. Each of these products includes a mixture of fiction and nonfiction passages with multiple choice questions that assess a variety of grade four reading objectives.