Writing About Literary Text: Wise or Foolish?

This Writing About Literary Text: Wise or Foolish? assessment also includes:

A three-part assessment promotes reading comprehension skills. Class members read literary texts and take notes to discuss their findings, answer comprehension questions, write summaries, and complete charts. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource to prepare for state testing, and to remind pupils of specific strategies best used during reading and writing tests  
  • Assign different parts to individuals based on ability level; review responses in small groups to guide practice accordingly 
  • Practice similar reading comprehension tasks using classroom books prior to conducting the exa
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires copies of 14 pages for the test booklet
  • Consider individual testing needs, make accommodations and modifications as needed 
Pros

  • Includes an extended writing prompt and a corresponding rubric 
  • Encourages learners to reread the text for better comprehension 
Cons

  • None