This product a comprehensive assessment pack for Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper. The assessment resources will help you measure how well students are understanding Tears of a Tiger and how well they can apply literary skills taught throughout a unit. The resources include:
Chapter Set Mini-Quizzes: The chapter set mini-quizzes assess students’ understanding of each reading. Each quiz asks three questions related to the events of a given chapter set. The quiz can be used at the end of class or if assigning reading for homework, can assess whether or not students did, in fact, complete their work. An answer key is included.
Comprehension and Literary Quizzes: The comprehension and literary quizzes assess students on on the events, characters, and details of the novel. For every nine chapters of the novel, the quizzes include a variety of questions types including: sequence of events, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and short answer questions. Answer keys for each quiz are included.
Final Test: The final test asks students to apply the various literary skills they’ve developed through a study of the novel. Each question is aligned to a specific skill and, in turn, a specific Common Core State Standard. The first part of the test is a character quote matching section. The second part contains 20 multiple choice questions, and the final part asks 6 short answer questions requiring a written response. An answer key is included.
Essays: This resource contains five different essay questions. The questions are aligned to literary skills and are also Common Core aligned. Suggestions for answers/topics are included.
Final Reflection: On the last day of the unit, students can spend class time reflecting on their experience through the unit reflection questions. The reflection asks specific questions about individual experiences that can then serve as a way to guide future implementation of resources.
Exit Tickets: The forms can serve as a small skills assessment at the end of each lesson. The ticket has room for a question-of-the-day as well as an effort rating.
Looking for a novel study guide aligned to these assessment resources? Check out Tears of a Tiger: Novel Study Guide, Literary Analysis, 17 Assignments