This product is designed to test or assess student skills in fictional literature. The section quiz is based upon Peg Kehret, a distinguished author for young reader's novel The Hideout. For use with Literature circles in class this book has been broken down into three sections, each containing six chapters. This Quiz tests student comprehension of Section 1 (Chapters 1-6). This quiz tests skills such as Inferenceing, Main Idea, Foreshadowing, Summary, Synonyms and Antonyms, Dictionary Skills and Context Clues. The TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) tested are based upon 5th grade standards. Included is Section 1 (Chapters 1-6) Quiz, Modified Section 1 (Chapters 1-6) Quiz, Answer keys for both, and a breakdown of TEKS covered in each question.
Since the assessment quiz covers basic ELA/Reading concepts it can also be applied to classrooms that operate under Common Core Standards (CCS). It is a multiple choice assessment designed to emulate the STAAR test.
TEKS for 2013 2014 2015, fifth grade, 5th level, 5th grade. English Language Arts, Reading, STAAR, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, Literature Circles, Peg Kehret, The Hideout, Fiction, Novels, Testing. Krista Knight. Texas Education. Homeschool Resources.