Reflection: Online Resources Understanding the Parts of a Reading Assessment - Section 2: Main Activity


For this lesson and most of the lessons in this unit, it is really important to have students use assessment examples that match the real thing as close as possible. There are a lot of similarity between state assessments but there are enough differences that it would be even more helpful if that had a sample of the actual assessment they will eventually have to take.

Most states release a few sample questions, some release an entire sample booklet. If your state does not do that, then some test textbook companies will produce a look-a-like test booklet as part of their research. You can find that type of book in a bookstore or possibly in a second hand book store.

  Where Do I Find Test Samples?
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Understanding the Parts of a Reading Assessment

Unit 8: Genre of Assessment
Lesson 1 of 10

Objective: SWBAT recognize the key elements of the genre of assessment.

Big Idea: Assessments are different than other student activities. Students do best when they are aware of the elements of a reading assessment.

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English / Language Arts, Reading, Genres (Reading), Writing, Comprehension (Reading), detail (Composition), assessment, test, 4th grade, Fourth Grade, Reading assessment, Genre, rubric, narrative structure, short answer
  30 minutes
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