Colorado Reading and Writing Grade 9 (CAS) Practice

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Oral Expression and Listening15%
Reading for All Purposes30%
Writing and Composition35%
Research and Reasoning20%
  • Questions: 5,077
  • Two-Part Items: 25
  • Vocabulary Terms: 249
  • Performance Tasks: 252
  • Instructional Videos: 116

Test Standards

Oral Expression and Listening
1. (  Present Information
2. (1.f)  Digital Media
3. (2.g)  Integrate And Evaluate
Reading for All Purposes
1. (1.a)  Theme
2. (1.b)  Complex Characters
3. (1.c)  Structure
4. (1.d)  Cultural Experience
5. (1.e)  Source Material
6. (2.a)  Central Idea
7. (2.b)  Ideas And Claims
8. (2.c)  Clarity And Accuracy
9. (2.d)  Analysis
10. (2.e)  Organize Information
11. (2.f)  Critique Mode
12. (2.g)  Delineate And Evaluate
13. (2.i)  Point Of View
Writing and Composition
1. (1.a.i)  Engage And Orient
2. (1.a.ii)  Sequence Events
3. (1.b)  Use Techniques
4. (1.c)  Refine Voice And Tone
5. (1.d)  Review And Revise
6. (1.e)  Strengths And Weaknesses
7. (2.a.i)  Precise Claims
8. (2.a.ii)  Develop Claims
9. (W.9-10.2a)  Introduce Topic
10. (2.a.iii)  Link Sections
11. (W.9-10.2b)  Develop Topic
12. (W.9-10.2c)  Use Transitions
13. (2.a.iv)  Appeals And Genre
14. (W.9-10.2d)  Language And Vocab
15. (2.a.v)  Biases And Expectations
16. (W.9-10.2e)  Objective Tone
17. (  Improve Depth And Logic
18. (W.9-10.2f)  Concluding Statement
19. (2.a.vii)  Appeals
20. (2.a.viii)  Style And Tone
21. (2.a.ix)  Concluding Statement
22. (W.9-10.3d)  Vivid Picture
23. (W.9-10.3e)  Conclusion
24. (3.a.i)  Revise Splices
25. (3.a.ii)  Colon
26. (3.a.iii)  Phrases And Clauses
27. (3.a.iv)  Spell Correctly
28. (W.9-10.8)  Print And Digital Sources
Research and Reasoning
1. (1.a)  Integrate To Research
2. (1.b)  Integrate To Conclude
3. (1.c)  Judge Relevance
4. (1.d)  Determine Sources
5. (2.a)  Analyze Purpose, Etc.
6. (2.b)  Assess Thinking
7. (  Problem Solving