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By Virginia History is Fun
Included in this bundle are 24 NEW practice reading SOL items for daily formative assessments or guided reading group practice. Many questions include TEI items to prepare students for the 4th grade VA state Reading SOL.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
4th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment
$8.50
51
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By Virginia History is Fun
We all know that our students need to practice interpreting poetry to prepare for the VA SOL Reading test! Use this free product to jump start your poetry unit and model future poetry comprehension assessments on these common Reading SOL questions.
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment
$2.50
33
Digital Download PDF (0.07 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
This lesson teaches students the science behind static electricity with a fun, easy experiment. The graphic organizer is organized into all parts of the scientific method. Enjoy this FREEBIE!
Subjects:
General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.50
22
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By Virginia History is Fun
Students can use these task cards on computers in the lab as a webquest. You can also post the cards around the room using the QR code cards as a Scavenger hunt if student groups have access to Ipads with QR code readers. I use the FREE QR-Cod
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
4th
Types:
Internet Activities, Webquests, Task Cards
$5.00
17
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By Virginia History is Fun
This assessment will help your students practice answering TEI-type questions. After reading a humorous poem by Kenn Nesbit called "My Mother Does My Homework," check student comprehension with this great poetry assessment. It has several
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
4th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment
$2.50
30
Digital Download PDF (0.18 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
Reading this funny poem "My Puppy Punched Me in the Eye" by Kenn Nesbitt was a perfect way to practice comprehension and prepare for the Reading SOL. This poem has 9 comprehension questions. I used this in a guided reading group and we answered
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Assessment
$2.50
41
Digital Download PDF (0.26 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
These TEI-SOL type questions follow an engaging article students will read about taking photos with the latest technology- the selfie stick! An answer key is included. The following questions are posted. Select the correct response by
Subjects:
Reading, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment
$3.00
38
Digital Download PDF (0.22 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
I don't know about your students, but mine need extra GUIDED practice interpreting test language/test questions and prompts to go back to the text and read it again. They need practice with the teacher in small groups before they can be expected to
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.00
38
Digital Download PDF (0.35 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
Great way to introduce a funny poem and practice answering TEI type questions. Another way to use this is to have your students create their own test questions after reading the poem.
Subjects:
Reading, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment
$2.50
21
Digital Download PDF (0.27 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
This webquest is a perfect way to introduce students to the concepts of electricity/Virginia Grade 4 SOLs including: types of circuits, parallel and series; conductors and insulators; how electricity is generated. I'm sharing this as a Google Doc
Subjects:
General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities
$3.50
8
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By Virginia History is Fun
Students will first read this engaging news article about insects being used by master chefs. Then they will answer 5 TEI-like items and determine the BASE word. Even though I teach them about prefixes, suffixes and base words, my students always
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment
$2.50
32
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By Virginia History is Fun
This activity integrates Math, Reading, Science and S.S. for the Grade 4 Virginia Curriculum. Students will read/interpret charts/maps about Virginia's Four Major Rivers: Potomac, Rappahanock, York and James. They will read and interpret word
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Geography, Word Problems
Grades:
4th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
10
Digital Download PDF (0.58 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
Challenge students with this summative assessment to see whether they see the relationship between temperature, air pressure and cloud cover and the resulting weather. Let them forecast the weather! Answer key and rubric are included.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
4th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
6
Digital Download PDF (0.29 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
Have your students practice reading BUSY (SOL-like) flyers for information and to answer SOL-like questions.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Assessment
$3.00
3
Digital Download PDF (1.17 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
This interactive PowerPoint will teach students will learn about primary and secondary sources and analyze many related to the unit of Jamestown. The first slides define Primary vs. Secondary sources and give many examples of each. Included in this
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Assessment
$6.00
4
Digital Download PPTX (4.99 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
Using these task cards students will explore a variety of sites and media (video links) to learn about the Earth, the Solar System, the Moon and it's Phases and famous astronomer Galileo. Links or QR codes will guide students to websites, animated
Subjects:
Astronomy, General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Multimedia, Webquests, Task Cards
$5.00
5
Digital Download PPTX (0.57 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
Students use these cards to sort key SOL events in Virginia history: English arrival in Jamestown, Starving Time, First Govt. in Jamestown, Declaration of Ind, Civil War Beginning
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$4.50
11
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By Virginia History is Fun
My students and I had a Reading SOL carnival and this was one of the stations. Students earned tickets for winning (answering correctly) at each station. We had 4-5 parent volunteers. This game (context clues corn hole) was a classroom favorite!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Fun Stuff
$3.00
8
Digital Download PDF (0.06 MB)
By Virginia History is Fun
Great resource for teaching patterns in math using input/output machines. This digital resource allows for groups of students to create their own input/output number machine in a break-out room or on their own. Interactive! Can be modified to meet
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Computation, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Virginia History is Fun
Sing this song to teach students the VS.4d SOL and the terms barter, credit and debt. Sing to the tune of All About the Money from Meja. Here is a sneak peak at one stanza from this CATCHY song: Before we had the money, money, money In VA we’d
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
3
Digital Download DOCX (0.02 MB)
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ELL minor, Masters in Technology Integration, 4 years experience in 4th grade, Experienced making QR code activities

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