Grade 6 Prentice Hall Lit. Units 1-6 Reading Tests Bundle (81 Tests Total)

This bundle of 81 tests (zip folder) from the textbook PRENTICE HALL LITERATURE, 8e GRADE 6 ISBN: 013131713X Units 1-6 Fiction and Nonfiction, Short Stories, Types of Nonfiction, Poetry, and Folk Literature. Each test includes 10-50 multiple-choice questions (varies depending on length of reading selection) from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the story, plot development, characterization, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary, and figurative language. Questions are modeled after standardized tests (SAT, ACT, and state tests) and are spaced 1.5 lines apart for comfortable reading. The questions also encourage students to go back and re-read key parts of the selection, a crucial skill for comprehension and improving reading stamina. Answer keys included. Comes in editable MS Word Doc format. On average, each test would cost $3. With a total of 81 tests, this is over a $240 value! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated!

Included tests listed below:

“Greyling,” Jane Yolen
"My Heart Is in the Highlands," Jane Yolen
"Stray," Cynthia Rylant
"The Homecoming," Laurence Yep
"The Drive-In Movies," Gary Soto
"The Market Square Dog," James Herriot
"Why Monkeys Live in Trees," Julius Lester
"The Case of the Monkeys That Fell From the Trees," Susan E. Quinlan
"Stage Fright," Mark Twain
"My Papa, Mark Twain," Susy Clemens
"The Lady and the Spider," Robert Fulghum
"Names/Nombres," Julia Alvarez
"The Sound of Summer Running," Ray Bradbury
"Eleven," Sandra Cisneros
Excerpt from Bad Boy- Walter Dean Myers
"The Wounded Wolf," Jean Craighead George
"The Tail," Joyce Hansen
"Dragon, Dragon," John Gardner
"Zlateh the Goat," Isaac Bashevis Singer
"The Old Woman Who Lived With the Wolves," Chief Luther Standing Bear
"Becky and the Wheels-and-Brake Boys," James Berry
"The Southpaw," Judith Viorst
"The All-American Slurp," Lensey Namioka
"The Circuit," Francisco Jiménez
"The King of Mazy May," Jack London
"Aaron’s Gift," Myron Levoy
"Business at Eleven," Toshio Mori
"Feathered Friend," Arthur C. Clarke
Excerpt from Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
"Zlata’s Diary," Zlata Filipovic
"Hard as Nails," Russell Baker
"Water," Helen Keller
Expository essays
"The Shutout," Patricia C. McKissack and Frederick McKissack, Jr.
“Jackie Robinson: Justice at Last,” Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Persuasive speech: Preserving a Great American Symbol by Richard Durbin
Excerpt from Something to Declare, Julia Alvarez
"A Backwoods Boy," Russell Freedman
"Langston Terrace," Eloise Greenfield
"Turkeys," Bailey White
"La Leña Buena," John Phillip Santos
Excerpt from The Pigman & Me, Paul Zindel
"Letter From a Concentration Camp," Yoshiko Uchida
"Letter to Scottie," F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Social Interactions 101: The Rituals of Relating" by Alex J. Packer

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