Using an history-based format, the tenth grade reading program,
Reading Timeline, provides FCAT-like reading passages and questions. In addition to FCAT-like
practice questions, it offers eight lessons on skills tested by the 10th grade FCAT.
What are the Program's Special Features?
Twenty-three passages and 453 practice questions.
Short response questions. Your child compares typical student responses. Feedback explains both correct and incorrect choices.
Extended response questions. Your child assigns a grade to the model response of a typical student. Feedback explains why the response receives a high or partial score.
Open response questions. Your child prepares a written response. Feedback explains why the model response received a high score.
Children needing extra support have eight remedial reading lessons.
A pre-test determines your child’s reading ability.
The site guides those needing extra support to materials that teach strategies for improved reading.
Your child will practice the new strategies before returning to the regular program.
A post-test determines if your child is ready to start the regular practice program.
Learn More—Passage topics include a section for background material like historical detail, charts, and illustrations. This extra information deepens your child’s understanding of the topics.