Colorado 4th Grade Reading, Writing, and Communicating (CAS) Practice

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Reading for All Purposes30%
Writing and Composition35%
Research and Reasoning20%
  • Questions: 3,544
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  • Instructional Videos: 101
  • Vocabulary Terms: 216

Test Standards

Reading for All Purposes
1. (1.a.i)  Refer To Details
2. (1.a.ii)  Setting, Characters, Plot
3. (1.a.iii)  Determine Theme
4. (1.a.iv)  Character, Setting, Event
5. (1.a.v)  Plot Development
6. (1.b.i)  Meaning And Allusion
7. (1.b.ii)  Poems, Drama, Prose
8. (1.b.iii)  Points Of View
9. (1.c.ii)  Compare/contrast Themes, Topics
10. (1.c.iii)  Summarize
11. (2.a.i)  Refer To Details
12. (2.a.ii)  Main Idea And Details
13. (2.a.iii)  Events, Procedures Ideas
14. (2.b.i)  Meanings
15. (2.b.ii)  Overall Structure
16. (2.b.iii)  Compare Accounts
17. (2.b.iv)  Organization
18. (2.b.v)  Text Features
19. (2.b.vi)  Conclusions
20. (2.c.i)  Graphic Features
21. (2.c.ii)  Reasons And Evidence
22. (2.c.iii)  Integrate Information
23. (3.b.i)  Context Clues
24. (3.c.ii)  Affixes And Roots
25. (3.c.iii)  Affixes
26. (3.c.iv)  Irregular Past
27. (3.c.vii)  Reference Materials
28. (3.d.i)  Similes And Metaphors
29. (3.d.ii)  Idioms, Adages, Proverbs
30. (3.d.iii)  Antonyms And Synonyms
Writing and Composition
1. (1.b.vi)  Conclusion
2. (1.a.i)  Introduce And Organize
3. (1.a.ii)  Provide Reasons
4. (1.a.iii)  Linking Opinion And Reasons
5. (1.a.iv)  Concluding Statement
6. (1.b.i)  Establish And Organize
7. (1.b.iii)  Dialogue And Descriptions
8. (1.b.iv)  Transitional Words
9. (1.b.v)  Sensory Details
10. (1.c)  Poems
11. (2.a.i)  Introduce, Illustrate, Format
12. (2.a.iii)  Text Structure
13. (2.a.v)  Develop The Topic
14. (2.a.vi)  Linking Words
15. (2.a.vii)  Inform Or Explain
16. (2.a.viii)  Concluding Statement
17. (3.a)  Task, Purpose, Audience
18. (3.b)  Plan, Revise, Edit
19. (3.e.i)  Choose Words/phrases
20. (3.e.ii)  Punctuation For Effect
21. (3.e.iii)  Formal Vs Informal
22. (3.f.i)  Relative Pronouns
23. (3.f.ii)  Progressive Tenses
24. (3.f.iii)  Modal Auxiliaries
25. (3.f.iv)  Order Adjectives
26. (3.f.v)  Prepositional Phrases
27. (3.f.vi)  Compound Subjects
28. (3.f.vii)  Frequently Confused Words
29. (3.g.i)  Capitalization
30. (3.g.ii)  Commas In Quotations
31. (3.g.iii)  Commas And Conjunctions
32. (3.g.iv)  Spell Correctly
Research and Reasoning
1. (1.a)  Short Research Projects
2. (1.b)  Recall And Gather Information
3. (2.abcd)  Implications, Concepts, Ideas