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Topic Development in Terms of Purpose and Focus (TOD)17%
Organization, Unity, and Cohesion (ORG)16%
Knowledge of Language (KLA)16%
Sentence Structure and Formation (SST)17%
Usage Conventions (USG)17%
Punctuation Conventions (PUN)17%
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Test Standards

Topic Development in Terms of Purpose and Focus (TOD)
1. (TOD 201)  Delete Irrelevant
2. (TOD 302)  Identify Purpose Of Phrase Or Sentence
3. (TOD 303)  Central Idea Of Piece
4. (TOD 401)  Relevance To Focus
5. (TOD 402)  Purpose Of Word Or Phrase
6. (TOD 501)  Determine Relevance
7. (TOD 504)  Identify Focus Of Essay
8. (TOD 601)  Delete Irrelevant Phrases, Clauses, Sentences
9. (TOD 602)  Subtle Purpose
10. (TOD 702)  Essay Goal
11. (TOD 703)  Add A Phrase To Illustrate Or Support, Etc.
Organization, Unity, and Cohesion (ORG)
1. (ORG 201)  Use Conjunctive Adverbs
2. (ORG 301)  Logical Place
3. (ORG 302)  Simple Conclusion
4. (ORG 401)  Transitions
5. (ORG 403)  Introduction
6. (ORG 405)  Rearrange Sentences
7. (ORG 501)  Transition Words
8. (ORG 503)  Rearrange Sentences
9. (ORG 505)  Rearrange Paragraphs
10. (ORG 601)  Need For Transitions
11. (ORG 701)  Consider Introductory Sentences Transitions (essay)
Knowledge of Language (KLA)
1. (KLA 201)  Revise
2. (KLA 302)  Style And Tone
3. (KLA 404)  Use Word/phrase For Style And Tone Consistency (essay)
4. (KLA 504)  Use Best Logical Conjunction To Link Clauses
5. (KLA 505)  Use Appropriate Word/phrase
6. (KLA 601)  Revise
7. (KLA 701)  Delete Material
Sentence Structure and Formation (SST)
1. (SST 202)  Correct Shifts
2. (SST 302)  Tense And Voice Shifts
3. (SST 401)  Correct Disturbances
4. (SST 501)  Faulty Phrase/Clause Placement
5. (SST 502)  Maintain Tense/person
6. (SST 601)  Subtle Disturbances
7. (SST 701)  Maintain Complex Clausal And Parallel Structure
Usage Conventions (USG)
1. (USG 201)  Form Tense And Participle
2. (USG 202)  Adjectives
3. (USG 301)  Determine Form
4. (USG 302)  Agreement
5. (USG 303)  Pronoun Agreement, Reflexive, Relative
6. (USG 305)  Frequently Confused Pairs
7. (USG 401)  Adjective/adverb Form
8. (USG 403)  Idiomatically Correct Prepositions
9. (USG 501)  Form Verb Tenses
10. (USG 502)  Pronoun-antecedent Agreement
11. (USG 503)  Vague Pronouns
12. (USG 601)  Subject-verb Agreement
13. (USG 602)  Reflexive And Possessive
14. (USG 701)  Ensure Agreement
Punctuation Conventions (PUN)
1. (PUN 201)  Delete Commas
2. (PUN 302)  Appropriate Punctuation
3. (PUN 404)  Use Commas Parenthetically
4. (PUN 501)  Delete Unnecessary Commas In Complex Cases
5. (PUN 502)  Colons And Semicolons
6. (PUN 602)  Commas In Nonessential Appositive
7. (PUN 603)  Apostrophes For Possessive Nouns
8. (PUN 701)  Delete Punctuation
9. (PUN 702)  Colons