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Reading: Literature and Vocabulary30%
Reading: Nonfiction, Vocabulary and Media Literacy30%
Reading: Vocabulary10%
Writing: Genres, Writing Process, Research Process15%
Writing: Conventions of Standard English15%
  • Questions: 4,625
  • Technology Enhanced Items: 313
  • Instructional Videos: 147
  • Vocabulary Terms: 256

Test Standards

Reading: Literature and Vocabulary
1. (8.RL.2.1)  Textual Evidence
2. (8.RL.2.2)  Theme
3. (8.RL.2.3)  Analyze
4. (8.RL.3.1)  Structure
5. (8.RL.3.2)  World Literature
6. (8.RL.4.1)  Filmed/live Production
7. (8.RL.4.2)  Work Of Fiction
Reading: Nonfiction, Vocabulary and Media Literacy
1. (8.RN.2.1)  Textual Evidence
2. (8.RN.2.2)  Central Idea
3. (8.RN.2.3)  Connections And Distinctions
4. (8.RN.3.2)  Structure
5. (8.RN.3.3)  Author's Perspective
6. (8.RN.4.1)  Argument And Claims
7. (8.RN.4.2)  Mediums
8. (8.RN.4.3)  Conflicting Information
Reading: Vocabulary
1. (8.RV.2.1)  Context Clues
2. (8.RV.2.3)  Connotations
3. (8.RV.2.4)  Affixes And Roots
4. (8.RV.2.5)  Reference Materials
5. (8.RV.3.1)  Word Meanings
6. (8.RV.3.2)  Word Meanings
7. (8.RV.3.3)  Figures Of Speech
Writing: Genres, Writing Process, Research Process
1. (8.W.3.1a)  Introduce Claims
2. (8.W.3.1b)  Support Claims
3. (8.W.3.1c)  Cohesion
4. (8.W.3.1d)  Style
5. (8.W.3.1e)  Concluding Statement
6. (8.W.3.2a)  Introduce A Topic
7. (8.W.3.2b)  Develop Topic
8. (8.W.3.2c)  Transitions
9. (8.W.3.2d)  Precise Language
10. (8.W.3.2e)  Purpose And Audience
11. (8.W.3.2f)  Concluding Statement
12. (8.W.3.3a)  Engage And Orient
13. (8.W.3.3b)  Event Sequence
14. (8.W.3.3c)  Narrative Techniques
15. (8.W.3.3d)  Precise Words
16. (8.W.3.3e)  Ending
17. (8.W.4)  Plan, Draft, Revise
18. (8.W.5)  Digital Sources
Writing: Conventions of Standard English
1. (8.W.6.1a)  Pronouns
2. (8.W.6.1b)  Verbs, Verbals
3. (8.W.6.1c)  Adjectives And Adverbs
4. (8.W.6.1d)  Phrases And Clauses
5. (8.W.6.1e)  Usage
6. (8.W.6.2a)  Capitalization
7. (8.W.6.2b)  Punctuation
8. (8.W.6.2c)  Spelling