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8th Grade Reading, Writing, and Communicating (CMAS) Practice

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  • Questions 5,648
  • Vocabulary Terms 298
  • Performance Tasks 357
  • Instructional Videos 156

Test Standards

  1. (1.a.i) Textual Evidence
  2. (1.a.ii) Theme
  3. (1.a.iii) Analyze
  4. (1.b.i) Word Meanings
  5. (1.b.ii) Structure
  6. (1.b.iii) Points of View
  7. (1.c.ii) Graphic organizers
  8. (1.c.iv) Work of Fiction
  9. (2.a.i) Textual Evidence
  10. (2.a.ii) Central Idea
  11. (2.a.iii) Connections and Distinctions
  12. (2.b.i) Word Meanings
  13. (2.b.ii) Structure
  14. (2.b.iii) Point of View
  15. (2.c.ii) Argument and Claims
  16. (2.c.iii) Conflicting Information
  17. (3.a.ii) Language to influence
  18. (3.a.iii) Voice, tone, mood
  19. (3.a.iv) Context clues
  20. (3.a.v) Affixes and Roots
  21. (3.a.vi) Reference Materials
  22. (3.b.i) Figures of Speech
  23. (3.b.ii) Word Relationship
  24. (3.b.iii) Connotations
  1. (1.a.i) Engage
  2. (1.a.ii) Narrative Techniques
  3. (1.a.iii) Transition Words
  4. (1.a.iv) Precise Words
  5. (1.a.v) Controlling idea
  6. (1.a.vi) Organizing techniques
  7. (1.a.vii) Poetic techniques
  8. (1.a.viii) Voice and tone
  9. (1.a.x) Conclusion
  10. (2.a.iii) Rhetorical techniques
  11. (2.a.iv) Support judgment
  12. (2.a.v) Narrow topic
  13. (2.a.vi) Introduce Claims
  14. (2.a.vii) Support Claims
  15. (2.a.viii) Cohesion
  16. (2.a.ix) Formal Style
  17. (2.a.x) Appeals
  18. (2.a.xi) Concluding Statement
  19. (2.b.i) Introduce a Topic
  20. (2.b.ii) Develop Topic
  21. (2.b.iii) Transitions
  22. (2.b.iv) Precise Language
  23. (2.b.vi) Concluding Statement
  24. (3.a.i) Verbals
  25. (3.a.ii) Active and Passive
  26. (3.a.iii) Verb Mood
  27. (3.a.iv) Inappropriate Shifts
  28. (3.a.v) Adjectives and adverbs
  29. (3.a.vi) Combine sentences
  30. (3.a.vii) Subject-verb agreement
  31. (3.a.viii) Clauses
  32. (3.b.i) Punctuation
  33. (3.b.iii) Ellipsis
  34. (3.b.iv) Spell
  35. (3.c.i) Active and Passive
  1. (1.a) Research
  2. (1.b) Digital Sources
  3. (2.abcd) Reasoning and fallacies
  4. (3.abcd) Accuracy, evidence, appeals