Roots Assessment 4
(To follow Lesson 16)

 

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):

pad You can write on a pad of paper.
Bob I have a friend named Bob.
win We can win this game.
yam A yam is a kind of sweet potato.
hop Can you hop on one foot?
buzz A fly can buzz.
quick Jack be nimble; Jack be quick!
cap A cap is a kind of hat.
Max My friend's name is Max.
wig If you lost your hair, you might want to wear a wig.
huff

The wolf said, "I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow our house in."

jam I like jam on my toast.
hiss A snake may hiss if it is in danger.
bog In a bog the ground is wet and spongy.
not It is not yet time for recess.
rug A rug feels good under bare feet.
vat A vat is a large tub.
sad People may think you are sad when you cry.
sill Please set the plant on the window sill.
fog Fog is a cloud that has come down to sit on the earth.
muss Don't muss your clean clothes.
lull The drone of the airplane engine may lull you to sleep.
tiff Sam and Jill had a tiff. A tiff is a little argument.
Sam Sam is a nickname for Samuel or Samantha.

 

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 4

 

Name ____________________________Date _______

 

Word List: pad Bob win yam
  hop buzz quick cap
  Max wig huff jam
  hiss bog not rug
  vat sad sill fog
  muss lull tiff Sam

 

Number of words spelled correctly (24) _______


Used appropriate vowel:

a (8) _______ i (6) _______ o (5) _______ u (5) _______


Capitalized names:

Bob _______ Max _______ Sam _______


Doubled ending consonants:

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


Used appropriate ending ck (1) _______


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

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


Guideline use: Excellent Good Fair Poor

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