AZMerit 3rd Grade ELA Practice

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Reading Literature 25%
Reading Informational 25%
Reading Foundational Skills 10%
Writing 20%
Language 20%
  • Questions 3,462
  • Vocabulary Terms 200
  • Performance Tasks 246
  • Instructional Videos 97

Test Standards

Reading Literature
1. (3.RL.1)  Ask/answer questions
2. (3.RL.2)  Recount stories
3. (3.RL.3)  Describe characters
4. (3.RL.4)  Literal and nonliteral
5. (3.RL.5)  Parts of literary works
6. (3.RL.6)  Points of view
7. (3.RL.7)  Illustrations
8. (3.RL.9)  Themes, settings, plots
Reading Informational
1. (3.RI.1)  Ask/answer questions
2. (3.RI.2)  Main idea and details
3. (3.RI.3)  Events, ideas, concepts
4. (3.RI.4)  Meanings
5. (3.RI.5)  Features and tools
6. (3.RI.6)  Points of view
7. (3.RI.7)  Illustrations
8. (3.RI.8)  Logical connections
9. (3.RI.9)  Compare and contrast
Reading Foundational Skills
1. (3.RF.3.3ab)  Prefixes and suffixes
2. (3.RF.3.3c)  Multisyllable words
3. (3.RF.3.3d)  Irregular spelling
4. (3.RF.3.4.a)  Accuracy and fluency
5. (3.RF.3.4c)  Confirm and self-correct
1. (3.W.1a)  Introduce and organize
2. (3.W.1b)  Provide reasons
3. (3.W.1c)  Linking words
4. (3.W.1d)  Concluding statement
5. (3.W.2a)  Introduce and illustrate
6. (3.W.2b)  Develop the topic
7. (3.W.2c)  Linking words
8. (3.W.2d)  Conclusion
9. (3.W.3.a)  Establish and organize
10. (3.W.3.b)  Dialogue and descriptions
11. (3.W.3.c)  Temporal words
12. (3.W.3.d)  Closure
13. (3.W.5)  Plan, revise, edit
14. (3.W.6)  Use technology
15. (3.W.8)  Recall and gather information
1. (3.L.1.a)  Parts of speech
2. (3.L.1.bc)  Plural/Abstract nouns
3. (3.L.1.d)  Verbs
4. (3.L.1.e)  Verb tenses
5. (3.L.1.f)  Agreement
6. (3.L.1.g)  Adjective/Adverb forms
7. (3.L.1.h)  Conjunctions
8. (3.L.1.i)  Sentence types
9. (3.L.2.a)  Capitalize titles
10. (3.L.2.bc)  Commas
11. (3.L.2.d)  Possessives
12. (3.L.3.a)  Choose words/phrases
13. (3.L.3.b)  Spoken vs Written
14. (3.L.4.a)  Affixes
15. (3.L.4.b)  Root words
16. (3.L.4.c)  Context clues
17. (3.L.4.d)  References for meanings
18. (3.L.5.a)  Literal vs Nonliteral
19. (3.L.5.b)  Real-life usage connections
20. (3.L.5.c)  Shades of meaning
21. (3.L.6)  Acquire and use


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