Roots Assessment 2
(To follow Lesson 10)

 

Separate children so that each works independently. Give each a sheet of ruled paper, folded in four vertical sections. Dictate the following words, making sure that each child places words in the proper grids (working across the page):

vim Are you full of vim and vigor this morning?
wax A candle is made from wax.
dip You can dip your finger into the water.
Max I have a friend named Max.
kick A soccer player must be able to kick the ball.
fizz A can of warm pop may fizz if you open it.
map When you take a trip you may need a map.
had I had two pennies yesterday.
pill If you are ill, a pill may help you to get well.
bag You can carry groceries in a bag.
quill Years ago people wrote with quill pens.
jab If you are not careful, you will jab yourself with your pencil.
kiss Did you kiss someone goodbye before you came to school this morning?
bad Smoke filled air is bad for our health.
quick Jack be nimble; Jack be quick!
Sam Sam is a nickname for Samuel or Samantha.
fix Tom can fix the broken toy.
rack A rack is used in a store to hold clothes.
nip A nip is a little bite.
tin Tin is a kind of metal.
Nat Nat is a nickname for Nathan.
mass Mass can mean a large amount. For example, a tornado can cause mass destruction.
yip I heard the puppy yip.
ham We can make ham sandwiches.

Make a copy of the Portfolio Record Sheet for each child. Collect children's papers and assess according to portfolio record. Staple assessment record to child's paper and insert into portfolio.

 


 

Portfolio Record Sheet
Assessment 2

 

Name ____________________________Date _______

 

Word List: vim wax dip Max
  kick fizz map had
  pill bag quill jab
  kiss bad quick Sam
  fix rack nip tin
  Nat mass yip ham

 

Number of words spelled correctly: (24) _______


Used appropriate vowel:

a (12) _______ i (12) _______


Capitalized names:

Max _______ Sam _______ Nat _______


Doubled ending consonants:

ll (2) _______ ss (2) _______ zz (1) _______


Used appropriate ending ck (2) _______


Printed correct letter forms for (Circle letters where problems occurred):

a
b
c
d
f
g
h
i
j
k
l
m
n
p
q
r
s
t
v
w
x
y
z
 


Guideline use: Excellent Good Fair Poor

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