Maryland Reading Grade 5 MSA Practice

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General Reading Processes20%
Comprehension of Informational Text20%
Comprehension of Literary Text20%
Writing20%
Controlling Language20%
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Test Standards

General Reading Processes
1. (D.2.a)  Classify And Categorize
2. (D.2.b)  Word Relationships
3. (D.3.a)  Use Context
4. (D.3.b)  Word Structure
5. (D.3.c)  Resources
6. (D.3.d)  Use New Vocabulary
7. (E.2.a)  Survey And Preview
8. (E.2.b)  Set A Purpose
9. (E.2.c)  Make Predictions
10. (E.2.d)  Make Connections
11. (E.4.a)  Main Idea
12. (E.4.b)  Directly Stated
13. (E.4.c)  Not Directly Stated
14. (E.4.d)  Conclusions And Generalizations
15. (E.4.e)  Predictions
16. (E.4.f)  Paraphrase
17. (E.4.g)  Summarize
18. (E.4.h)  Connect
Comprehension of Informational Text
1. (A.2.a)  Print Features
2. (A.2.b)  Graphic Aids
3. (A.2.c)  Informational Aids
4. (A.2.d)  Organizational Aids
5. (A.2.e)  Online Features
6. (A.2.f)  Text Features
7. (A.3.a)  Organization Types
8. (A.3.b)  Words And Phrases
9. (A.4.a)  Purpose And Audience
10. (A.4.b)  Author's Opinion
11. (A.4.c)  Main Ideas And Messages
12. (A.4.d)  Summarize Or Paraphrase
13. (A.4.e)  Unrelated Information
14. (A.4.f)  Idea Relationships
15. (A.4.g)  Conclusions And Inferences
16. (A.4.h)  Fact And Opinion
17. (A.4.i)  Text Use
18. (A.4.j)  Connect Text
19. (A.5.a)  Words And Phrases
20. (A.5.b)  Tone
21. (A.5.c)  Repetition
22. (A.6.a)  Fulfills Purpose
23. (A.6.b)  Additions Or Changes
24. (A.6.c)  Reliability
25. (A.6.d)  Fairly Presented
26. (A.6.e)  Information Not Concluded
27. (A.6.f)  Appeals To Emotion
Comprehension of Literary Text
1. (A.2.a)  Organizational Aids
2. (A.2.b)  Graphic Aids
3. (A.2.c)  Informational Aids
4. (A.2.d)  Print Features
5. (A.3.a)  Narrative Texts
6. (A.3.b)  Plot
7. (A.3.c)  Setting And Mood
8. (A.3.d)  Characterization
9. (A.3.e)  Relationships
10. (A.3.f)  Characters And Plot
11. (A.3.g)  Narrator
12. (A.4.a)  Poetry Structures
13. (A.4.b)  Words, Lines, Stanzas
14. (A.4.c)  Sound Elements
15. (A.4.d)  Poetic Elements
16. (A.5.a)  Structural Features
17. (A.5.b)  Action Of A Scene
18. (A.5.c)  Stage Directions
19. (A.5.d)  Directions And Dialogue
20. (A.6.a)  Main Ideas And Themes
21. (A.6.b)  Similar Ideas And Themes
22. (A.6.c)  Paraphrase
23. (A.6.d)  Summarize
24. (A.6.e)  Personal Connections
25. (A.6.f)  Implications
26. (A.7.a)  Dialogue
27. (A.7.b)  Words And Phrases
28. (A.7.c)  Tone
29. (A.7.d)  Figurative Language
30. (A.7.e)  Senses And Feelings
31. (A.7.f)  Repetition And Exaggeration
32. (A.8.a)  Plausibility
33. (A.8.b)  Predictions
34. (A.8.c)  Historical Context
35. (A.8.d)  Structure And Purpose
Writing
1. (A.2.a)  Personal Ideas
2. (A.2.b)  Vivid And Figurative Language
3. (A.2.c)  Compose To Inform
4. (A.2.d)  Compose To Persuade
5. (A.2.e)  Writing-to-learn
6. (A.3.a)  Revise Texts
7. (A.3.b)  Edit Final Copies
8. (A.4.a)  Select Words
9. (A.4.b)  Listener Response
10. (A.4.c)  Word Choice And Audience
11. (A.5.a)  Word Choice
12. (A.5.b)  Reader Response
13. (A.5.c)  Transitions
14. (A.6.a)  Tone
15. (A.6.b)  Explain Revisions
16. (A.7.a)  Sources
17. (A.7.b)  Retrieval Sources
18. (A.7.c)  Note-taking
19. (A.7.d)  Use Information
20. (A.7.e)  Credit Sources
Controlling Language
1. (A.2.a)  Grammatical Concepts
2. (A.2.b)  Combine Sentences
3. (A.2.c)  Phrases And Clauses
4. (A.2.d)  Compose Sentences
5. (B.2.a)  Agreement
6. (B.2.b)  Consistent Verb Usage
7. (B.2.c)  Usage Errors
8. (B.2.d)  Use Resources
9. (B.2.e)  Editorial Chioces
10. (C.2.a)  Commas
11. (C.2.b)  Apostrophes
12. (C.2.c)  Quotation Marks
13. (C.2.d)  Colons
14. (C.2.e)  Quotation Marks
15. (D.2.a)  Spell
16. (D.2.b)  Multi-syllabic
17. (D.2.c)  Spelling Resources
18. (D.2.d)  Mnemonic Devices