NAEP Grade 12 Reading Practice Test

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Fiction17%
Literary Nonfiction17%
Poetry17%
Expository texts17%
Argumentative and Persuasive texts16%
Procedural texts16%
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Test Standards

Fiction
1. (F.1)  Themes
2. (F.2)  Morals And Lessons
3. (F.3)  Plot
4. (F.4)  Conflict And Solution
5. (F.5)  Resolution
6. (F.6)  Setting
7. (F.7)  Characterization
8. (F.8)  Dialogue
9. (F.9)  Exaggeration
10. (F.10)  Figurative Language
11. (F.11)  Point Of View
12. (F.12)  Mood And Imagery
13. (F.13)  Flashback And Foreshadowing
14. (F.14)  Dramatic Irony
15. (F.15)  Comic Relief
Literary Nonfiction
1. (LNF.1)  Description
2. (LNF.2)  Cause And Effect
3. (LNF.3)  Comparison
4. (LNF.4)  Chronology
5. (LNF.5)  Point Of View
6. (LNF.6)  Themes/central Ideas
7. (LNF.7)  Supporting Ideas
8. (LNF.8)  Logical Connections
9. (LNF.9)  Transitions
10. (LNF.10)  Diction And Word Choice
11. (LNF.11)  Character Introduction
12. (LNF.12)  Exaggeration
13. (LNF.13)  Figurative Language
14. (LNF.14)  Voice And Tone
15. (LNF.15)  Irony
16. (LNF.16)  Denotation And Connotation
Poetry
1. (P.1)  Organization
2. (P.2)  Repetition And Omission
3. (P.3)  Dialogue, Monologue, Soliloquy
4. (P.4)  Lines And Patterns
5. (P.5)  Rhyme And Rhythm
6. (P.6)  Mood
7. (P.7)  Themes And Intent
8. (P.8)  Diction And Word Choice
9. (P.9)  Form And Purpose
10. (P.10)  Exaggeration
11. (P.11)  Imagery
12. (P.12)  Figurative Language
13. (P.13)  Iambic Pentameter
14. (P.14)  Irony And Tone
15. (P.15)  Extended Metaphor, Analogy
Expository texts
1. (E.1)  Organization
2. (E.2)  Description
3. (E.3)  Sequence
4. (E.4)  Cause And Effect
5. (E.5)  Problem And Solution
6. (E.6)  Compare And Contrast
7. (E.7)  Point Of View
8. (E.8)  Topic, Central Ideas
9. (E.9)  Supporting Ideas
10. (E.10)  Graphic Features
11. (E.11)  Transitional, Signal Words
12. (E.12)  Voice
13. (E.13)  Figurative And Rhetorical Features
14. (E.14)  Symbolism And Metaphor
15. (E.15)  Paradox And Ambiguity
Argumentative and Persuasive texts
1. (AP.1)  Description
2. (AP.2)  Sequence
3. (AP.3)  Cause And Effect
4. (AP.4)  Problem And Solution
5. (AP.5)  Compare And Contrast
6. (AP.6)  Perspective, Position
7. (AP.7)  Topic, Central Ideas
8. (AP.8)  Supporting Ideas
9. (AP.9)  Contrasting Views
10. (AP.10)  Presentation
11. (AP.11)  Graphic Features
12. (AP.12)  Transitional, Signal Words
13. (AP.13)  Voice, Irony, Sarcasm
14. (AP.14)  Figurative And Rhetorical Features
Procedural texts
1. (PR.1)  Description And Procedures
2. (PR.2)  Sequence
3. (PR.3)  Text Features
4. (PR.4)  Graphic Features