Roots Assessment 5
(To follow Lesson 19)

 

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):

Ken Ken is a nickname for Kenneth.
puck A puck is used to play hockey.
fat I saw a fat man.
vex Vex means to make angry. Don't vex me!
Nell I have a friend named Nell.
moss Moss is a plant that likes to grow in damp shady places.
tack You can use a tack to hold the poster on the wall.
din A din is a loug noise.
cod A cod is a fish that lives in the ocean.
quill Years ago, people wrote with quill pens.
ban Mom may ban you from the living room while you are eating ice cream.
yen Yen means to want something. I have a yen for chocolate candy.
Tess Tess is a nickname for Theresa.
fuzz Short soft hair is called fuzz.
web The spider spun a web.
off The girl jumped off the diving board.
will We will learn to write and spell.
hut A little house made from mud or straw is called a hut.
job In order to do a good job, we must print carefully.
gum Please do not chew gum in class.
sax The word sax is a short way of saying saxophone.
rib Touch your rib.
Ned My father has a friend named Ned.
six I have six apples.

 

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: Ken puck fat vex
  Nell moss tack din
  cod quill ban yen
  Tess fuzz web off
  will hut job gum
  sax rib Ned six

 

Number of words spelled correctly (24) _______


Used appropriate vowel:

a (4) _____ e (7) _____ i (5) _____ o (4) _____ u (4) _____


Capitalized names:

Ken _____ Tess _____ Ned _____ Nell _____


Doubled ending consonants:

ff (1) _____ ll (3) _____ ss (2) _____ zz (1) _____


Used appropriate ending ck (2) _____


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

a
b
c
d
e
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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