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Use previously learned strategies to comprehend informational texts (e.g., formulating questions before, during, and after reading; visualize, predict, identify the writer's purpose). 0601.6.1


Links verified on 6/16/2010

  1. Inflation in Russia - read and answer questions [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Looking for the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. News Stories with Comprehension Quizzes [from the BBC] - (1) White loafers and passport control, (2) Hungry ferret causes rail scare, (3) Dyslexic boy's site wins top award, (4) Otters head for towns and cities, (5) Demolition fears after city blaze. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    1. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsNews Quiz Archive - over 50 news stories from the BBC - Choose carefully, not all of these would be appropriate for 7th grade students. Also, take a look at a section of stories which include math in the news and the quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Read a Contract - and answer questions [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Reading for a Purpose - brief site addressing the purposes for reading.
  6. Reading Comprehension - free reading comprehension worksheets for teachers and parents - includes original stories, poems, essays, and articles This link includes something for the teacher to print
  7. Reading Comprehension stories - Interactive quizzes online for 5 stories - Each text is followed by a grammar exercise and summary writing exercise. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Reading Comprehension Quiz - ten-question multiple-choice quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. Reading Exercises - Comprehension, Fill in and Sequencing This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Reading Strategies - Click on any of the reading strategies below to access ideas and resources for using this strategy in your classroom.

Released Tests

  1. FCAT Sample Reading Test - [2008] sample questions and test taking tips An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  2. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [2008] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Sixth Grade Practice Reading Test - Two stories to read, eight questions to answer for each story. This online test could be printed.
  4. Sixth Grade Reading - Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer. [this test released by Texas] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. FCAT 6th Grade Reading - 45 questions 7 reading passages - Test book with answers An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. Grade Six English/Language Arts - The reading portion of this test comprises part of the 114 multiple-choice questions - the exam was released by California in 2008 An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  7. MCT2 Grade Six Language Arts [Reading and Writing] - [Mississippi: 2009] 80 questions || answer key |-| MCT2 for 2008 - 80 questions || answer key An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  8. Virginia SOL Grade 6 Reading Test - Spring 2008 - 45 questions with answers || Spring 2007 - 45 questions with answer An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  9. Texas end-of-year reading test from 2003 This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Texas end-of-year reading test from 2004 This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

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