Help your students prepare for the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC) or Common Core test with these informational text practice reading passages. This resource was created and molded after the 6th through 8th grade SBAC. The 40 questions were written to give your students examples of all the types of questions they will see on the SBAC.
multiple choice, multi select, A/B questions (evidence-based selected response), hot text and short answer
The passages were written on popular topics to help engage and capture your students’ interest while also working on their test taking skills.
Common Core topics: author's purpose, author's claim, summarizing, word meaning, theme, fact, opinion, inference, central idea, drawing conclusions, and structure.
Includes the following:
Question breakdown by CCSS
4 Informational text reading passages
The five reading passages:
The Flying Tomato (Shaun White Story)
The Working Man (Barack Obama’s Speech)
Let’s Move (Michelle Obama’s Campaign)
This resource is included in the following bundles:
Smarter Balanced Test Prep Bundle
Smarter Balanced Test Prep Complete Set
Smarter Balanced ELA Practice Test Bundle
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SBAC and PARCC Reading Test Prep Bundle
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