Caird-Grade 7/8Special Ed-ELA-Reading skills-Week of 4/14

Teacher: Caird (


The attached Reading Comprehension assignments is for the Special Education students in Grades 7 and 8.  On Tuesday and Thursday this week, you will work on your Reading comprehension skills.  I have attached 2 documents to work on during each 20 minute ELA blocks on the new schedule:

TUESDAY:  work on “Facts and Details.” Your task is to summarize what the story us about and what details made the story more interesting.  Complete the 4 multiple choice questions and provide text evidence for a detail that made the story more interesting for question 5.  Then work on “Words and heir Meanings” worksheet.  Circle the word that has the same meaning for the 6 prompts.

THURSDAY:  work on “Cause and effect.”  Your task is to provide the cause and effect for the “Light: How We See Colors” reading.  Complete the 4 multiple choice questions and provide text evidence for cause and effect from the reading for questions 5 and 6.  Then work on “Write simple, compound and complex sentences” worksheet.  Complete the 2 prompts by writing a short paragraph using each type of sentence.

Please let me know if you have any questions.   Students can e-mail me at: I will respond as soon as possible.

I hope you are doing well and are staying safe and healthy with your family.  Miss you all, Ms. Caird



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