The Skin I'm In (by Sharon Flake) assessment package provides a complete suite of materials to assess your students' ELA skills and their comprehension of the novel. If you're looking for a comprehensive unit and suite of materials for The Skin I’m In that includes this resource, check out The Skin I’m In Unit: Comprehensive Suite of Materials for Novel Study
The package includes mini-quizzes for each 2 chapter set, 3 vocabulary quizzes, a final literary exam, a comprehension test, and 3 essays all of which were intentionally aligned to cover a variety of critical Common Core State Standards and skills. Answer keys are provided for all resources.
The quizzes provide questions to gauge student comprehension. Meanwhile, the exam and essays include higher order thinking questions that prompt analytic thinking and allow for evaluation of their analytic skills. The comprehension test assesses students' knowledge of the characters and events of the novel. In sum, the 49-page resource will allow you to check-in with students daily and assess their learning across a range of key skills.
The pack includes 16 mini-quizzes to test students' comprehension of each 2 chapter set. Each quiz contains 3 questions varying in difficulty. The test includes a variety of items aligned to CCSS in different formats, such as character-quote matching, multiple-choice, short answer questions, sequence and order, true or false, and fill-in-the-blank. The essays are based on a multi-paragraph assignment and includes a checklist with scaffolding to support struggling writers.
More specifically, the assessment items evaluate the following skills:
• Identify conflict, types of conflict, and analyze the effects on character and plot
• Identify themes of the novel and analyze the lesson learned
• Analyze character through quote matching section
• Identify elements of plot and analyze connection to conflict
• Make inferences and support with textual evidence
• Identify the main idea of a passage with evidence
• Identify author's tone and attitude
• Identify and analyze the point of view of the text
• Identify and analyze the setting of the text
• Identify and analyze flashbacks and foreshadowing
The preview contains a sample for various sections of the test. If you're looking for more The Skin I'm In resources to complement this one, please check out the literary analysis guide below. The assessments in this pack are aligned with the content of that resource. Please note that the chapter analysis resource contains the same mini-quizzes in the assessment materials.
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The Skin I’m In Unit: Comprehensive Suite of Materials for Novel Study