Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4

Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
Reading Part A Part B Tests and Task Cards- BUNDLE 4
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BUNDLE 4: READING PART A/PART B TESTS AND TASK CARDS: Perfect 4th Grade ELA Practice for PARCC, LEAP 2025, and other State Standardized Tests
Test-taking is a genre in itself. For students to become comfortable with reading on-level passages and answering rigorous comprehension questions, they need lots of practice. The task cards in this bundle are usually used as some form of test prep while the assessments usually take the form of actual assessments or test reviews/ practice. The differentiated written response questions are fantastic to move students toward proficiency.

Each of the 4 files contains:
-an EDITABLE Reading Comprehension Assessment or Practice Test (in PowerPoint)
-a PDF Version of the Assessment for quick, easy printing
-a PDF of Colored Task Cards
-a PDF of Black and White Task Cards
-an ANSWER KEY with each format
-Alignment to CCSS
-approximate Lexile levels for all passages
-word counts for all passages

RESOURCES IN BUNDLE 4 (4th Grade level):
Set 13 RLI 4 “Floods”
-3 informational passages
—“The Louisiana Flood of 1983” (Secondhand Account) w/ approximate reading level 800L-900L
—“We Flooded in ‘83” (Firsthand Account) w/ approximate reading level 600-700L
--“Nintendo’s Super Mario Brothers” w/approximate reading level 800-900L
-1 poem
—“Learning the Game”
-13 Part A/Part B (EBSR) multiple choice questions, including 2 multiple-select question
-No PCR (Writing)
Literary standards and topics addressed in RLI 4:
RL4.1 Text Evidence
RL4.2 Theme
RL4.3 Character Analysis
RL4.4 Vocabulary - Word Meaning using Context Clues
RL4.5 Structural Elements
Informational standards and topics addressed in RLI 4:
RI4.1 Text Evidence
RI4.2 Main Idea
RI4.2 Summarize
RI4.3 Explain ideas, what, why
RI4.4 Vocabulary
RI4.5 Text Structure
RI4.6 Compare Accounts
RI4.7 Connect text and visual
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Set 14 LAT 4 “Sand and Shells”
-2 literary passages
—“Sand, Shells, and Sunshine” w/ approximate reading level 700L-800L
--”Race Day” w/approximate reading level 600L-700L
-10 Part A/Part B (EBSR) multiple choice questions, including 2 multiple-select questions
-1 Written Response Question (Informational Writing/Character changes)
-3 answer formats, scaffolded to help in providing different levels of support
Literary standards and topics addressed in LAT 4:
RL4.1 Text Evidence
RL4.2 Theme
RL4.3 Character Analysis
RL4.4 Vocabulary - Word Meaning using Context Clues
RL4.5 C/C Prose, Poetry (Text Structure)
RL4.6 C/C Point of View
Language standard and topic addressed in LAT 4:
L4.1 Grammar and Usage
L4.2 Conventions
Writing standards and topics addressed in LAT 4:
W4.2 Write Informative Text
W4.4 Clear, coherent writing
W4.9 Draw evidence from literature when writing
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Set 15 NWT 4 “Price of Victory”
-1 literary passage
—“The Price of Victory” w/ approximate reading level 700L-800L
-1 informational passage
—“Snowy Owls” w/ approximate reading level 800L-900L
-10 Part A/Part B (EBSR) multiple choice questions, including 4 multiple-select questions
-1 Written Response Question (Narrative Writing/From Cub’s Point of view)
-3 answer formats, scaffolded to help in providing different levels of support
Literary standards and topics addressed in NWT 4:
RL4.1 Text Evidence
RL4.2 Theme/Central Message
RL4.3 Character Analysis
RL4.3 Event
RL4.4 Vocabulary - Word Meaning using Context Clues
Informational standards and topics addressed in NWT 4:
RI4.1 Text Evidence
RI4.2 Summarize
RI4.3 Explain event/what/why
RI4.4 Vocabulary
RI4.7 Connect text/visual
Language standard and topic addressed in NWT 4:
L4.4 Context Clues
Writing standards and topics addressed in NWT 4:
W4.3 Write Narrative Text
W4.4 Clear, coherent writing
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Set 16 RST 4 “Transcontinental Railroad”
-3 informational passages:
—“A Better Way to Travel West" w/ approximate reading level 700L-800L
—“Railroad Workers” w/ approximate reading level 800L-900L
—“Challenges of the Transcontinental Railroad” w/ approximate reading level 700L-800L
-10 Part A/Part B (EBSR) multiple choice questions, including 3 multiple-select questions
-1 Written Response Question (Informational Writing/Writing from Multiple Sources)
-3 answer formats, scaffolded to help in providing different levels of support
Informational standards and topics addressed in RST 4:
RI4.1 Text Evidence
RI4.2 Main Idea
RI4.2 Summarize
RI4.3 Explain event/what/why
RI4.4 Vocabulary
RI4.5 Text Structure
RI4.7 Connect text/visual
RI4.9 Integrate information from two texts to write
Language standards and topics addressed in RST 4:
L4.1 Grammar and Usage
L4.2 Conventions
L4.4 Vocabulary, Context Clues
Writing standards and topics addressed in RST 4:
W4.2 Write Informative Text
W4.4 Clear, coherent writing
W4.9 Draw relevant evidence
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IDEAS FOR USING THE ASSESSMENTS/PRACTICE TESTS:
-comprehension test
-practice test
-readiness test
-whole group test prep
-close reading instruction
-partner work
-homework
-small group differentiation

IDEAS FOR USING THE TASK CARDS:
-literacy centers
-small group differentiation
-partner work
-bell ringers/do nows
-exit slips
-quick formative assessments
-homework

Scaffolding the constructed response answers:
Scaffolding for the constructed response question offers an effective way to differentiate for struggling writers. We’re not here to fail students; we’re here to help them grow, but how can we help them grow in an authentic way… in the way that they’ll be required to perform on end of the year state tests?
First, an exemplar response demonstrates what a top-quality response looks and sounds like. Then you choose one of the three provided constructed response pages, depending on the level of each student. The options you'll have in your download are:
1) for reluctant writers: an already deconstructed prompt in which they'll answer questions along the way as a form of prewriting
2) for getting-there writers: bullet points after the prompt to remind students what to include for a top- quality answer
3) for proficient writers: only the prompt and space for an answer

Creating assessments or test prep items that truly align with the common core state standards and that mirror current state tests is tricky. It’s not only hard work, but it can take a really long time to do it right. With this product, your students will get practice with close reading and gaining meaning across texts with an emphasis on using text evidence to support their answers. Although this product was written according to 4th grade standards, it would be a great test prep extension activity for 3rd graders or test prep for 5th or 6th graders who need remediation.
This product will save you lots of planning time, and you'll be really happy with the results!

Find a list of all Tests & Task Cards with this freebie:
Master List Freebie

Want more Tests & Task Cards? Check out these products:
Set 1 RLI 1 Mack’s Surprise
Set 2 LAT 1 Dark Clouds
Set 3 NWT 1 Davy Crockett
Set 4 RST 1 Gold Rush
Bundle 1 Sets 1-4
Set 5 RLI 2 Diana Daisy
Set 6 LAT 2 Mary’s Lamb
Set 7 NWT 2 Smokey Survives
Set 8 RST 2 Middle Ages
Bundle 2 Sets 5-8
Set 9 RLI 3 Hurricanes
Set 10 LAT 3 Dave’s Group
Set 11 NWT 3 How Lucky
Set 12 RST 3 Oregon Trail
Bundle 3 Sets 9-12
Set 13 RLI 4 Floods
Set 14 LAT 4 Sand and Shells
Set 15 NWT 4 Price of Victory
Set 16 RST 4 Transcontinental Railroad
Bundle 4 Sets 13-16
Set 17 RLI 5 Nikki’s Stories
Set 18 LAT 5 Heidi
Set 19 NWT 5 Mitsu
Set 20 RST 5 George Washington
Bundle 5 Sets 17-20
Mega Bundle Sets 1-20

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