Reading Assessment Program Guide for Grade 8

Rubric and Reading Passages
by Jennifer Katz

Grade: for grade 8
SKU: 978-1-55379-452-3 Categories: ,


  • Softcover
  • eBook

The Reading Assessment Program Guide for Grade 8 focuses on how to assess students’ progress in reading comprehension and fluency/decoding throughout the school year. It includes:

  • Guidelines on how to assess and use the Reading Passages
  • Grade-specific rubrics
  • Blackline masters
  • Four levelled Reading Passages

The four levelled Reading Passages include:

  • Stress/Personal and Social Mangement, an early-term title with a health topic; readability 8.1
  • Aqueducts/Water Systems/Ancient Rome, a mid-term title with a science/social studies topic; readability 8.3
  • Mongolian Empire: Genghis Khan/Transition to the Modern World, a mid-term title with a social studies topic; readability 8.7
  • Blood/Cells and Systems, a late-term title with a science topic; readability 8.9

Reading and Assessment Program Guide is one title in the Tools for Instruction and Reading Assessment series. The series consists of twenty-four books that are companion pieces to Teaching to Diversity: The Three Block Model of Universal Design for Learning by Dr. Jennifer Katz.

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