This product includes 4 nonfiction texts with 11-12 questions designed to mimic the VA SOL Reading Test. Every question is worded carefully, using SOL question stems and formatting familiar to the test. Some questions include more than one correct answer to mimic TEI questions. The passages are based on 3rd grade standards but could also be helpful for some 4th and 5th graders, since there is content overlap.
homophones, root words, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, word-reference materials, context clues and multiple meaning words, main idea and supporting details, text features, author's purpose, key words, and sequencing.
- Bees: The Secret Superhero--Informational Passage
- Easter Egg Hunt Flyer--Functional Text
- Plastic Straw Maze--Instructional Text related to upcyling
- Guacamole for Two--Recipe
I hope you find these passages helpful as you prepare for the big test!