Aspire English - Grade 8 Practice Test

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Production of Writing (POW)34%
Knowledge of Language (KLA)33%
Conventions of Standard English (CSE)33%
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  • Vocabulary Terms: 262

Test Standards

Production of Writing (POW)
1. (POW.1)  Author's Purpose
2. (POW.2)  Sentence Purpose
3. (POW.3)  Words And Phrases
4. (POW.4)  Main Idea
5. (POW.5)  Supporting Details
6. (POW.6)  Connecting Ideas
7. (POW.7)  Thesis Statement
8. (POW.8)  Sentence Purpose
9. (POW.9)  Revising Phrases
10. (POW.10)  Connecting Ideas
11. (POW.11)  Rhetorical Purpose
12. (POW.12)  Logical Progression
13. (POW.13)  Word Purpose
14. (POW.14)  Main Idea
15. (POW.15)  Transitions
16. (POW.16)  Thesis Statement
17. (POW.17)  Sequencing
18. (POW.18)  Logical Progression
19. (POW.19)  Rhetorical Effect
20. (POW.21)  Transitions
Knowledge of Language (KLA)
1. (KLA.2)  Style And Tone
2. (KLA.3)  Redundant Information
3. (KLA.4)  Figurative Meaning
4. (KLA.5)  Language Choice
5. (KLA.6)  Tone
6. (KLA.7)  Uses Context
7. (KLA.9)  Figurative Meaning
8. (KLA.10)  Language Choice
9. (KLA.14)  Stylistic Pattern
10. (KLA.15)  Tone
11. (KLA.16)  Uses Context
12. (KLA.17)  Word Choice
Conventions of Standard English (CSE)
1. (CSE.2)  Sentence Structure
2. (CSE.5)  Commonly Confused Words
3. (CSE.6)  Comma And Apostropher Errors
4. (CSE.8)  Coordination And Subordination
5. (CSE.9)  Subject-verb Agreement
6. (CSE.10)  Verb Formation And Shifts
7. (CSE.11)  Comparative Adjectives
8. (CSE.12)  Adjective/adverb Forms
9. (CSE.13)  Commonly Confused Words
10. (CSE.14)  Prepositions
11. (CSE.15)  Comma Errors
12. (CSE.17)  Combining Clauses
13. (CSE.18)  Subject-verb Agreement
14. (CSE.19)  Verb Formation And Shifts
15. (CSE.20)  Pronoun Case
16. (CSE.21)  Comparative Adjectives
17. (CSE.22)  Commas For Emphasis
18. (CSE.24)  Verb Tense
19. (CSE.25)  Subordination Errors
20. (CSE.26)  Subject-verb Agreement
21. (CSE.27)  Verb Formation And Shifts
22. (CSE.28)  Comparative And Superlative Form
23. (CSE.29)  Commas And Semicolons
24. (CSE.30)  Apostrophes