Maryland Reading Grade 6 MSA Practice

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General Reading Processes20%
Comprehension of Informational Text20%
Comprehension of Literary Text20%
Writing20%
Controlling Language20%
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  • Vocabulary Terms: 367

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. (E.2.a)  Survey And Preview
7. (E.2.b)  Set A Purpose
8. (E.2.c)  Make Predictions
9. (E.2.d)  Make Connections
10. (E.4.a)  Main Idea
11. (E.4.b)  Directly Stated
12. (E.4.c)  Not Directly Stated
13. (E.4.d)  Conclusions And Generalizations
14. (E.4.e)  Predictions
15. (E.4.f)  Paraphrase
16. (E.4.g)  Summarize
17. (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)  Meaning And Purpose
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)  Synthesize
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 Included
27. (A.6.f)  Persuasive Techniques
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)  Conflicts
12. (A.3.h)  Time
13. (A.3.i)  Point Of View
14. (A.4.a)  Poetry Structures
15. (A.4.b)  Words, Lines, Stanzas
16. (A.4.c)  Sound Elements
17. (A.4.d)  Poetic Elements
18. (A.5.a)  Structural Features
19. (A.5.b)  Scenes And Acts
20. (A.5.c)  Stage Directions
21. (A.5.d)  Directions And Dialogue
22. (A.6.a)  Main Ideas And Themes
23. (A.6.b)  Similar Ideas And Themes
24. (A.6.c)  Paraphrase
25. (A.6.d)  Summarize
26. (A.6.e)  Personal Connections
27. (A.6.f)  Implications
28. (A.7.a)  Words And Phrases
29. (A.7.b)  Tone
30. (A.7.c)  Figurative Language
31. (A.7.d)  Sensory Language
32. (A.7.e)  Repetition And Exaggeration
33. (A.8.a)  Plausibility
34. (A.8.b)  Predictions
35. (A.8.c)  Historical Context
36. (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)  Precise Words
9. (A.4.b)  Connotative And Denotative
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)  Justify Revisions
16. (A.7.a)  Sources
17. (A.7.b)  Retrieval Sources
18. (A.7.c)  Note-taking
19. (A.7.d)  Synthesize 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)  Sentences
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 And Semicolons
11. (C.2.b)  Parentheses And Dashes
12. (C.2.c)  Punctuation
13. (C.2.d)  Colons
14. (D.2.a)  Spell
15. (D.2.b)  Frequently Misspelled
16. (D.2.c)  Spelling Resources