This resource includes materials based on Pamela Painter's short story, "Feeding the Piranha." All materials are common-core aligned and are designed to help students succeed on the SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment).
This resource includes:
*SBAC Style Quiz (uses stems from SBAC release questions)
*Performance Task (explanatory essay contrasting characters' point of view, written in SBAC style format)
*Essay Planning sheet (excellent scaffold for students who need support in essay writing)
*A copy of the story (please do not post it online or distribute it outside of your classroom).
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