Provide practice with high-interest longer reading passages and constructed-response writing, similar to many of today's tests. Test scores will improve - Guaranteed! Choose Reading Longer Passages if your standards-based reading test includes: challenging reading selections, three pages in length selected-response comprehension questions based on reading strategies open-ended writing for rubric scoring In just eight days, your students gain test-taking confidence through: a pretest to determine areas needing to be strengthened review lessons with selected-response comprehension questions and writing prompts a practice test (post test) the acquisition of important tips for test-takers Representing a variety of genres, each three-page reading selection is followed by 15 selected-response questions. Students apply key reading strategies, as they check their comprehension: finding main idea recalling facts and details understanding sequence recognizing cause and effect comparing and contrasting drawing conclusions and making inferences At the end of each lesson, a constructed-response question helps students develop their critical-thinking, reasoning, and writing skills. Each book includes lessons that feature two passages based on a common theme, with questions relating to both passages. Students gain practice with more sustained reading. More vocabulary and word origins, practice with research skills, and the use of graphic aids are embedded in each lesson. Six practice lessons and a practice test using a bubble answer form prepare students for test success! Components Student Books (40 pages) 6 practice lessons practice test "bubble" answer form test-taking tips student performance chart teacher assessment chart Teacher Guides (16 pages) program guidelines time allocations scope and sequence of questions answer key reproducibles (scoring rubric and optional pretest)
- Type: Paperback (Teacher's Guide)
- Category: > Home Schooling
- ISBN / UPC: 9780760918913/0760918910
- Publish Date: 10/1/2002
- Item No: 43107
- Vendor: Curriculum Associates, Inc.