This resource includes 14 visual multiple choice quizzes that address the common core with reading informational texts. It is an excellent resource to prepare for end-of-year testing. These are assessments, but they can also be used to present and practice with the whole-class. This Reading Information Text Assessment Pack is discounted since each of these assessments are sold separately as well.
Addresses CCSS. ELA – Reading: Informational Text
RI.4.1 – Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI.4.2 – Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
RI.4.3 – Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why based on specific information in the text.
RI.4.4 – Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 or 5 topic area or subject.
RI.4.5 -- Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
RI.4.6 – Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
RI.4.7 -- Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
RI.4.8 – Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
RI.4.9 -- Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
RI.4.10 -- By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Many of the quizzes tie closely to the 5th and 6th grade common core. There are some quizzes with reading content relating to United States and World History.