Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry End-of-Book Assessments for Middle School

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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Finish up your novel study on Mildred D. Taylor's book Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry with this set of end-of-book assessments. With a wide variety of assessments used to measure comprehension, connection, and more, this resource offers teachers (and students!) flexibility and lots of options.

These assessments connect students to both the world at large and the themes and patterns in the text. All require students to think, plan, and organize. Hitting a wide variety of learning styles while still covering a range of Common Core Standards, the end-of-book assessments allow students to capitalize on their strengths.

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  • 1 Quick Quiz – a multiple choice quiz that hits the major elements in the text
  • 1 Quick Quiz answer key
  • 2-3 Projects with instructions and requirements
  • 2-3 rubrics tailored to each specific Project
  • 6 Writing Prompts – 2 for each narrative, informative, and persuasive
  • 1 Writing Rubric

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21 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.


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