This resource consists of 21 reading comprehensions for students from year 8 to year 12. Use these for tests, homework or diagnostic assessments.
You will find reading passages for analysis with a variety of themes and styles from which to choose. Settings range between the U.S. Canada, Africa and England.
Fiction and non-fiction
An index indicates the number of words in each exercise as well as the approximate time it should take a student to complete and the number of marks allocated. You will also find estimates of the level which may be applicable i.e. year 8/9/10/11/12. Most comprehensions can cross over e.g. year 8/9 etc. so you will find between 5 and 10 will suit each year/level.
Comprehensive memorandums are supplied.
Short and long exercises. Most are for 30 marks but included are some for 15, 20, 25 and 40 marks. A few consist of two passages for comparison.
They range between 550 and 950 words in length.
MS Word format means you can tweak at your discretion.
Questions are taxonomically balanced 40% literal, 40% inferential, 20% evaluative.
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