Roots Assessment 3
(To follow Lesson 13)

 

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):

suck I saw the baby suck his thumb.
pin We can pin your good papers to the bulletin board.
mill A mill is a place where grain is ground into flour.
cat I have a pet cat.
buff To buff something is to rub it until it shines.
tax When Dad or Mom go to the store, they sometimes have to pay a tax on what they buy.
quit We will quit working at recess time.
fax A fax machine is used to send written messages by telephone.
rub Rub your hand on your desk.
fuzz Short soft hair is called fuzz.
bass A bass is a kind of fish.
jig I saw a man dance a jig.
cuff Do you have a cuff on your sleeve?
Bill I have a friend named Bill.
gag If you put too much food in your mouth, you may gag.
hit You use a bat to hit a ball.
bud A flower that has not yet opened is called a bud.
Nan Nan is a nickname for Nancy or Nanette.
jug A bottle with a handle is called a jug.
jazz Jazz is a special kind of American music.
miss It is not good to miss school unless you are ill.
Dick Dick is a nickname for Richard.
yum When I say the candy, I said, "Yum!"
van We can haul things in a van.

 

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 3

 

Name ____________________________Date _______

 

Word List: suck pin mill cat
  buff tax quit fax
  rub fuzz bass jig
  cuff Bill gag hit
  bud Nan jug jazz
  miss Dick yum van

 

Number of words spelled correctly (24) _______


Used appropriate vowel:

a (8) _______ i (8) _______ u (8) _______


Capitalized names:

Bill _______ Nan _______ Dick _______


Doubled ending consonants:

ff (2) _______ ll (2) _______ ss (2) _______ zz (2) _______


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
u
v
w
x
y
z


Guideline use: Excellent Good Fair Poor

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