Aspire Reading - Early High School Practice Test

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Close Reading (CLR)15%
Central Ideas, Themes, and Summaries (IDT)15%
Relationships (REL)14%
Word Meanings and Word Choice (WME)14%
Text Structure (TST)14%
Purpose and Point of View (PPV)14%
Arguments (ARG)14%
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Test Standards

Close Reading (CLR)
1. (CLR 201)  Locate Basic Facts
2. (CLR 202)  Simple Conclusions
3. (CLR 301)  Details In Sentences, Paragraphs
4. (CLR 302)  Generalizations/Conclusions About People, Ideas, Etc.
5. (CLR 401)  Important Details
6. (CLR 402)  Generalizations/Conclusions Main Points W/details
7. (CLR 404)  Paraphrase
8. (CLR 501)  Minor/subtle Details
9. (CLR 502)  Locate Details
10. (CLR 601)  Minor/subtle Details
11. (CLR 603)  Details Throughout A Passage
Central Ideas, Themes, and Summaries (IDT)
1. (IDT 201)  Topic And Theme
2. (IDT 301)  Clear Central Idea
3. (IDT 401)  Infer Idea
4. (IDT 403)  Summarize
5. (IDT 501)  Infer Idea Or Theme
6. (IDT 601)  Infer Central Idea/theme
7. (IDT 602)  Summarize Supporting Ideas/details
Relationships (REL)
1. (REL 201)  Place An Event In Chronological Position
2. (REL 202)  Simple Cause/effect
3. (REL 301)  Main Characters
4. (REL 302)  Cause-effect Relationships
5. (REL 401)  Sequences Of Events In Literary Narratives
6. (REL 402)  Relationships Between People, Ideas, Etc.
7. (REL 403)  Clear Cause/effect
8. (REL 501)  Order Challenging
9. (REL 502)  Implied Relationships
10. (REL 504)  Implied Or Subtle Cause-effect Relationships Between People, Events, Etc.
11. (REL 602)  Implied/subtle Relationships
Word Meanings and Word Choice (WME)
1. (WME 201)  Familiar Word/phrase
2. (WME 301)  Word Shapes Meaning
3. (WME 302)  Fig/Non-fig Language From Context
4. (WME 401)  Word Choice
5. (WME 402)  Specialized Words/phrases From Context
6. (WME 501)  Subtle Effect
7. (WME 503)  Interpret Any Word/phrase
8. (WME 601)  Word/phrase Choice
9. (WME 603)  Difficult Language
Text Structure (TST)
1. (TST 201)  Clear Function
2. (TST 302)  Function Of Part Of Passage
3. (TST 401)  Relate To Passage
4. (TST 404)  Overall Structure
5. (TST 501)  Relate To Passage
6. (TST 503)  Infer Function
7. (TST 601)  One Or More To Whole
8. (TST 603)  Overall Structure - Complex
Purpose and Point of View (PPV)
1. (PPV 201)  Recognize Intent In Literary Narratives
2. (PPV 301)  Main Idea/purpose Literary Narratives
3. (PPV 401)  Purpose And Content/style
4. (PPV 402)  Point Of View
5. (PPV 501)  Infer Purpose
6. (PPV 601)  Ideas/Purposes In Complex Passages
Arguments (ARG)
1. (ARG 201)  Clear Support
2. (ARG 301)  Support A Claim
3. (ARG 402)  Clear Central Claim
4. (ARG 501)  Reasons And Support
5. (ARG 502)  Infer Central Claim
6. (ARG 602)  Infer Challenging Claim