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Beginning Low 2 Reading Promotion Test

By Nadia F. Scholnick
© Copyright 1996 City College of San Francisco




This test contains 31 items. The time needed to complete this test is 60-75 minutes (40 minutes of actual test time plus set-up and explanation). Students read items in test booklets and answer questions on answer sheets.


General Directions:

Follow along as your teacher reads the following:
This is a reading test. You will read the items in this test booklet and mark you answers on your answer sheets.
DO NOT WRITE YOUR ANSWERS IN THIS TEST BOOKLET!
Look at the example. Put your pencils down. I will give you two minutes to read the story. Read the story now.

Now, read the questions:

X1. Eddie Haskell is
a) a doctor
b) a college student
c) a high school student
d) a famous university
Is the answer A, B, C, or D? The correct answer is D. This is how you mark your answer sheet:

Do not mark your answer now; this is an example. Let's look at another example question:

X2. Eddie always does his
a) student
b) teacher
c) answer
d) homework
Is the correct answer A, B, C, or D? The correct answer is C. This is how you mark your answer sheet:

First, read the items, then answer the questions. Do not use a dictionary. If you don't know the answer, don't worry! If you have any questions about how to take the test, ask me now.

When I tell you to begin, turn the page and look at the first item. Find Number 1 on your answer sheet and get ready to begin the test. You will write the answer to Number 1 on your answer sheet. You will have 40 minutes to work. go through all of the items. If you finish early, you should check your answers, or sit quietly. You may not study, talk, or leave the room until everyone is finished. If you cannot stay until the end of the test time, tell me now and you will be excused.

Remember, do not write in the test booklet.

DO NOT GO TO THE NEXT PAGE UNTIL YOUR TEACHER TELLS YOU TO.



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