This quiz (which could be adapted for classwork) is a great way to check for student understanding of non-fiction text features such as: Table of Contents, Headings, Bold Print, Captions, Photographs, and Glossary.
Students are asked to read several short passages. After reading, students practice identifying the central message or "lesson" of the story. This can be used for practice or a quick assessment. An editable version can be emailed upon request
First, students read a short passage and identify the point of view of the story and statements that are made by different characters or the narrator. Next, students compare two short passages - one told by the point of view of a child and the
Students are asked to read a short fictional passage. The students then identify the character, setting, problem and solution as well as a retelling of the beginning, middle, and end. This assessment also includes two questions on cause and
Students are asked to read a fiction and a non-fiction piece. They are asked to identify if the text is fiction or non-fiction as well as what clues led them to that decision. The students also compare the fiction and the non-fiction pieces.
This assessment includes two short stories. In the first, students read the text and answer questions describing the character's feelings, words, and actions. In the second story, students read the text in order to compare and contrast the two
Every year I read "Elmer" to my students. I love talking about how unique Elmer is and even though he is different than the other elephants he has his own special gift (making the other elephants laugh). After reading, we all color our own crazy
This quiz is aligned with Scott Foresman's Reading Street story Frog and Toad. It covers the phonics skills of Comparative Endings (-er, -est), dge, as well as the grammar skill of Contractions (with not).
This rubric is used to grade first grade writing from August through November. The expectations are based on what is expected by November, not by the end of the year. The document is 100% editable so that teachers can remove and add their own