Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations

Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
Superstitions and their Origins - Informative Text Reading Evaluation Stations
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If you're looking for a reading evaluation with a spooky Halloween theme, I've got you covered! This reading evaluation is geared towards grades 6-7-8 and covers all reading strategies, including:

- Verifying comprehension

- Making connections

- Synthesizing information

- Taking notes and determining importance

- Visualizing

- Summarizing

- Inferring

Included :

  • six informational texts (each 500-600 words) on the subject of superstitions around the world and their origins. Please be advised that due to the nature of this content, some texts contain brief mentions of death and some violence. Please read the texts ahead of time to ensure that they are appropriate for your students.
  • one 7-page worksheet with comprehension questions and reading strategy assessments
  • opportunities for formative feedback
  • a summative evaluation rubric
  • an answer key

The texts included are:

1. Superstitions : An introduction to superstitions

2. Crossing Paths : A text about superstitions involving black cats

3. Seven Years : A text about superstitions involving breaking mirrors

4. Friday the 13th : A text about superstitions involving Friday the 13th

5. The Evil Eye : A text about the curse of the evil eye

6. Leaning Ladders : A text about superstitions involving walking through an open ladder

It is recommended to read the first text with students to make sure they understand the definition of a superstition and the importance of skepticism.

Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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