Grade 8 Prentice Hall Lit. Unit 1 Fiction & Nonfiction Bundle (13 total)

This bundle of 13 tests on 14 reading selections (zip folder) from the textbook PRENTICE HALL LITERATURE, 8e GRADE 8 ISBN-10: 0131317164 Unit 1 Fiction & Nonfiction includes 33-91 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 selection including: plot development, characterization, author’s purpose, point of view, making inferences, vocabulary, literary devices, figurative language, fact & opinion, analogies, and other elements of literature. 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 key included. Comes in editable MS Word Doc format. These 13 tests total over 195 pages of test material. This is over a $50 value! Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated!

Included tests listed below:


“The Baker Heater League,” Patricia C. McKissack and Frederick McKissack, Jr. & “The 11:59,” Patricia C. McKissack (One test on both texts, 71 Questions, 22 pgs)

“A Retrieved Reformation,” O. Henry (54 Questions, 17 pgs)

“Raymond’s Run,” Toni Cade Bambara (55 Questions, 16 pgs)

“Gentleman of Rio en Medio,” Juan A. A. Sedillo (33 Questions, 10 pgs)

“Cub Pilot on the Mississippi,” Mark Twain (58 Questions, 18 pgs)

“Old Ben,” Jesse Stuart (39 Questions, 11 pgs)

“Fox Hunt,” Lensey Namioka (47 Questions, 15 pgs)

“The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (91 Questions, 26 pgs)

Excerpt from An American Childhood, Annie Dillard (Summary: she observes car headlights creating shadows in her bedroom at night) (39 Questions, 13 pgs)

Excerpt from Travels With Charley, John Steinbeck (Summary: he gets a customized truck and travels through the Bad Lands with his dog Charley) (47 Questions, 14 pgs)

“The American Dream,” Martin Luther King, Jr. (33 Questions, 12 pgs)

“Up the Slide,” Jack London (49 Questions, 15 pgs)

“A Glow in the Dark,” from Woodsong, Gary Paulsen (34 Questions, 11 pgs)

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Created: Mar 14, 2019


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