Are you looking for a quick and easy way to assess your students in the common core reading standards? Check out these Reading Quick Checks! This mini-assessment is perfect to determine how your students are progressing in their reading skills and strategies.
These reading quick checks evaluate your students’ reading proficiency in the common core (and more) nonfiction areas of:
Main Ideas and Supporting Details
Sequencing Nonfiction Text
Cause and Effect
Comparing and Contrasting 2 different Nonfiction Texts & Within
Text Images (Timelines, Charts, How an Image contributes, etc)
Text Features (Captions, Text Changes, Images, Headings, Subheadings, White Space)
Identifying the Text Structure (Problem/Solution, Description)
Summarizing Nonfiction Text
Determining the Meaning of a Word
And these fiction areas of text:
Comparing and Contrasting between and within two stories
Distinguishing between fact and opinion
Making Connections (T-T, T-W, T-S)
Identifying the Setting, Theme, Problem, Solution, Plot, Dialogue
Character Traits, Character Change
The 5 W’s
Sequencing Events in a Story
Cause and effect in a story
Point of view
Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Personification, Alliteration, Figurative Language
This resource comes with three of the same quick checks to one sheet for easy copying or three different ones to a sheet. It also comes with a spreadsheet to help you keep track of your students’ progress with each reading skill and strategy!
This resource is perfect for determining what groups to place your students in for response to intervention or guided reading. It also makes great documentation for parent teacher conferences, child study meetings, and much more!