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
Other Resources You May Be Interested In:
SBAC and PARCC Reading Test Prep Bundle
Smarter Balanced Reading Review
Smarter Balanced Reading Vocabulary
Smarter Balanced Test Strategy
**SIMILAR TEST PREP PRODUCTS: This product is made to simulate the state test that is mentioned in the title. However, passages and questions may be similar to resources made by the following stores, which are stores that I own and are designed to cater to those individual state tests. I have taken the time to customize the questions so that they match the state practice tests.
Custom Classroom by Angela – Texas STAAR Test Prep
A Creative Classroom – California SBAC Common Core Test Prep
THE SMALL CLASSROOM – Florida FSA Test Prep
A Cozy Classroom – Ohio AIR Test Prep
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