ICDL - International Children's Digital Library #.VAeQjtGI70M This is a guest post from Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on this blog. Whether you teach elementary, middle, or high school, a common challenge exists: finding non-fiction content at reading level. This is an especially pressing concern for teachers incorporating the CCSS Standards into their curricula. Given that varied reading levels may exist within a single class, it can seem virtually impossible to have all students access the same content in a way that allows them to comprehend the material. NEWSELA solves the first dilemma by providing teachers with a database of non-fiction articles. Sample NEWSELA article Though it is possible to create classes and push out content from within NEWSELA, by incorporating Google Docs, we can address the second challenge of allowing teachers to virtually be in multiple reading groups, and with multiple students, all at the same time. Sample Google Doc with Comments.
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10 Free Reading Tests for Students in Grades 5 Through 9 Introduction As noted above, I am offering 10 free reading tests on this page. All of them are short--students can complete them in about 15 minutes or so. I have found that shorter tests bring certain advantages. Once everyone is finished, papers can be exchanged, checked, and returned for instant feedback. This allows time for students to ask questions about items they missed or to find out why their own answers were incorrect. A second advantage is that all of these tests can be copied one per page--a savings in copier paper. Please note, however, that a few of them DO have a second page. In the very near future, I will be adding several reading tests that are longer--students will need the majority of a standard class period to complete them. However, these longer tests are more thorough and include a larger scope of reading skills than the shorter tests. All these tests feature either high-interest and/or informative reading passages. Quick Links for THIS Page Here are the tests.