Literature and the Language Arts

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This Literature and the Language Arts assessment also includes:

Reading involves more than simply picking up a text and saying the words aloud. A practice guide introduces readers to key skills such as making inferences, finding the main idea or theme, and using context clues. Each skill contains a worksheet with sample questions. The guide also contains three unit tests that combine all of the skills using short stories with questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Place learners in teams and let them work together to answer the questions in the guide
  • Break each of the test-taking strategies up into different mini lessons
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed to accompany EMC's Literature and Language: Experiencing Literature for grade nine
  • The age of the resource may mean content does not align to the current test
  • Provides answer keys for each of the three practice tests
  • Allows for scaffolding through practice activities and unit tests
  • Lacks specific instructions on when to introduce or how to pace the use of the practice materials