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Mini-assessment for Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

Grade 4
  • 16-pg PDF
  • Fiction/Literary

Includes an excerpt from the book Walk Two Moons, six text-dependent questions, one constructed-response writing prompt, and explanatory information for teachers regarding alignment to the CCSS.

Scoring Rubric for Text-Based Writing Prompts

This 2-page scoring rubric can be used to rate student responses to any of the writing prompts in the ELA/Literacy mini-assessments developed by Student Achievement Partners. 

Supplemental Resources

Short Guide to Creating Text-Dependent Questions

Seven simple steps to create your own questions for close analytic reading.

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Official website of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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Assessment Quality Criteria Checklists

Tools for evaluating assessment passages and assessment items or tasks for alignment to the Shifts and major features of the CCSS.

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Checklist for ELA / Literacy Items, Grades 3-12

Used to evaluate assessment passages and assessment items or tasks.

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