Earlier this year I blogged about the awesome website Readworks.  I still love it!  I meant to follow up with a post about how to create customize-able assessments, but somehow never did.  I am so sorry!  Things got real hectic around that time!

So…anyhow…on with the good stuff. When you get to the passages ( see my previous post for visual directions) you will see page that looks like this:

Simply choose the skill and Lexile level you are looking for.  I wanted to  practice fact and opinion so I selected this passage.

To make an editable assessment  I clicked here.
A screen that looked like this popped up.
This is what the assessment that Readworks created looks like.  But let’s just say I don’t like all the questions.   I want to change them.  It is simple! I clicked on the Word option.
Then the assessment opens up in MS Word and I can edit it!  Here is an example:
Please note that although the *questions* are editable, the passages are not.  Whomp whomp. However, in some ways this is good because you know it stays true to the listed Lexile level!
I hope this little tip helps!
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2017-07-05T22:38:17-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |


  1. Suzy Q September 6, 2013 at 11:50 am

    I signed up for Bookworks just before the end of the school year, so haven't really used it yet, but I love this question editing option! Thanks for the reminder to use the site, too!

  2. Linda September 22, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    Thanks for sharing this!

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