End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 5 ELA/Literacy)

The end of the year has arrived, which means it's time to find out exactly what your fifth graders have learned over the past few months. With the help of this Common Core-designed assessment that includes two narrative passages and 12 related questions, teachers can evaluate the reading comprehension skills of their young scholars.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this practice assessment as an opportunity to teach your class different test-taking strategies
  • In small groups or with partners, have students correct their tests, discussing their answers and identifying any mistakes they made
Classroom Considerations

  • Take your class to the computer lab and give them the opportunity to practice the online testing process
  • While based on the same set of reading passages, the online and paper test versions have minor differences in their questions
  • To support the needs of visually impaired students, a large-print version of the test is available; however, depending on the capabilities of your school's printers, you may not be able to create documents this size
Pros

  • Two-part multiple choice questions challenge students to identify textual evidence that supports their answers
  • Both online and paper versions of the assessment are provided
  • Answer keys for both versions of the test are included, as well as a generic rubric for assessing student performance
Cons

  • None