Check for understanding after reading (e.g., identify the author's purpose; locate information to support opinions, predictions, and conclusions). 0401.8.3
Links verified on 10/31/2011
- Author's purpose - [designed for grade 3] online lesson with practice
- Author's purpose - lesson and practice quiz
- Author's Purpose Battleship - answer questions to sink the battleship [Quia quiz]
- Author's Purpose - Many resources to select from.
- Author's Purpose - lab activity to identify an author's purpose in a paragraph
- Author's Purpose and Point of View - [22 slides] explanation and review
- Author's Purpose Interactive Practice Sites - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- Author's Purpose Worksheets and PowerPoint Shows - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- Classroom Reading Key Vocabulary Building Program - a reading vocabulary improvement program that has identified the specific reading words students need to master for each grade
- Context Clues - online interactive tutorial and quiz
- Context Clues 2 - select correct meaning of the word from context clues
- Cows context clue - Build corrals for cows by reading and answering questions.
- FCAT Sample Reading Test -  sample questions and test taking tips
- FCAT Sample Answer Book - 
- Fourth Grade Reading - Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer.
- Intermediate Literature Log Grading Rubric - rubric based on the comprehension strategies students develop and implement
- Making Inferences - online story and quiz
- Making inferences lesson - lesson followed by quiz
- Online Reading Passages with Exercises - online activities including comprehension, filling in the gap and recreating a story at levels basic to advanced.
- Practicing reading comprehension skills - Bees | The Happy Monkey
- Prediction Cards - Prediction Cards combine the fun of guessing with the joy of making art. Students use details from the beginning of a story to encourage classmates to predict what will happen and to inspire them to read the story themselves.
- Reading Comprehension Corner - [grade 3 and above] Students choose a reading passage, then read and answer critical thinking questions that can be checked on the computer. Reading passages and questions are designed to reflect what students may encounter on state mandated standardized tests; from Mr. Nussbaum
- Reading Response Log - use this page as a guide to respond to a chapter just completed
- Texas end-of-year reading test from 2003
- Texas end-of-year reading test from 2004
- Using Context Clues - This section will help you review and strengthen your knowledge of using context clues. The 30 exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Determine your level of knowledge and then select an exercise from the lists at the site.
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