Common Core 8th Grade ELA Practice Tests

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Reading Literature 25%
Reading Informational Text 25%
Writing 25%
Language 25%
  • Questions 4,836
  • Vocabulary Terms 285
  • Performance Tasks 318
  • Instructional Videos 123

Test Standards

Reading Literature
1. (RL.8.1)  Textual Evidence
2. (RL.8.2)  Theme
3. (RL.8.3)  Analyze
4. (RL.8.4)  Word Meanings
5. (RL.8.5)  Structure
6. (RL.8.6)  Points of View
7. (RL.8.9)  Work of Fiction
Reading Informational Text
1. (RI.8.1)  Textual Evidence
2. (RI.8.2)  Central Idea
3. (RI.8.3)  Connections and Distinctions
4. (RI.8.4)  Word Meanings
5. (RI.8.5)  Structure
6. (RI.8.6)  Point of View
7. (RI.8.8)  Argument and Claims
8. (RI.8.9)  Conflicting Information
Writing
1. (W.8.1a)  Introduce Claims
2. (W.8.1b)  Support Claims
3. (W.8.1c)  Cohesion
4. (W.8.1d)  Formal Style
5. (W.8.1e)  Concluding Statement
6. (W.8.2a)  Introduce a Topic
7. (W.8.2b)  Develop Topic
8. (W.8.2c)  Transitions
9. (W.8.2d)  Precise Language
10. (W.8.2f)  Concluding Statement
11. (W.8.3a)  Engage
12. (W.8.3b)  Narrative Techniques
13. (W.8.3c)  Transition Words
14. (W.8.3d)  Precise Words
15. (W.8.3e)  Conclusion
16. (W.8.8)  Digital Sources
Language
1. (L.8.1a)  Verbals
2. (L.8.1b)  Active and Passive
3. (L.8.1c)  Verb Mood
4. (L.8.1d)  Inappropriate Shifts
5. (L.8.2a)  Punctuation
6. (L.8.2b)  Ellipsis
7. (L.8.2c)  Spell
8. (L.8.3a)  Active and Passive
9. (L.8.4a)  Context Clue
10. (L.8.4b)  Affixes and Roots
11. (L.8.4c)  Reference Materials
12. (L.8.5a)  Figures of Speech
13. (L.8.5b)  Word Relationship
14. (L.8.5c)  Connotations