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8th Grade English Language Arts Review Help

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Review Help - Eighth Grade English Language Arts

Links verified on 7/14/2014

Released Tests

  1. Eighth Grade Practice Reading Test - Two stories to read, eight questions to answer for each story. This online test could be printed.
  2. FCAT Sample Writing Test - [2008] sample questions and test taking tips An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
    1. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [2008] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Grade Eight English/Language Arts - The reading portion of this test comprises 32 of the 114 multiple-choice questions - the exam was released by California in 2008
  4. Virginia SOL Grade 8 Reading Test - Spring 2008 - 45 questions with answers || Spring 2007 - 45 questions with answers

Reading Comprehension

  1. How are They Selling It - students read three advertisements and evaluate the type of persuasive writing being employed This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Inflation in Russia - read and answer questions [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. 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
  4. Read a Contract - and answer questions [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Reading Comprehension Quiz - multiple-choice quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  6. Reading Comprehension stories - quizzes online for 5 stories - Each text is followed by a grammar exercise and summary writing exercise. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Reading Exercises - Comprehension, Fill in and Sequencing This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. What are They Selling - students critically evaluate six advertisements This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

Online Reading Skills Practice

  1. Online Practice for Reading - Many choices of text selections - Choose specific activity from the frame on the left to practice skills.
  2. Cloze Test: (Reading test - Proficiency level) - Students are to complete the text with one word in each gap. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Cloze Test: (Exploration - Why in the World?) - Students are to complete the text with one word in each gap. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Cloze Test: (Juliet) - longing for Romeo to arrive - Act III, Scene 2. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Cloze Test: (The Chink) - A long (and fairly difficult) cloze exercise about the experiences of a young man of Japanese extraction during World War Two. 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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