Maryland Reading Grade 4 MSA Practice

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General Reading Processes20%
Comprehension of Informational Text20%
Comprehension of Literary Text20%
Writing20%
Controlling Language20%
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Test Standards

General Reading Processes
1. (D.2.a)  Classify And Categorize
2. (D.2.b)  Word Relationships
3. (D.2.c)  Use Correctly
4. (D.3.a)  Use Context
5. (D.3.b)  Word Structure
6. (D.3.c)  Resources
7. (D.3.d)  Use New Vocabulary
8. (E.2.a)  Survey And Preview
9. (E.2.b)  Set A Purpose
10. (E.2.c)  Make Predictions
11. (E.2.d)  Make Connections
12. (E.4.a)  Main Idea
13. (E.4.b)  Directly Stated
14. (E.4.c)  Not Directly Stated
15. (E.4.d)  Conclusions And Generalizations
16. (E.4.e)  Predictions
17. (E.4.f)  Paraphrase
18. (E.4.g)  Summarize
19. (E.4.h)  Connect
Comprehension of Informational Text
1. (A.2.a)  Print Features
2. (A.2.b)  Graphic Aids
3. (A.2.c)  Informational Aids
4. (A.2.d)  Organizational Aids
5. (A.2.e)  Online Features
6. (A.2.f)  Text Features
7. (A.3.a)  Organization Types
8. (A.3.b)  Words And Phrases
9. (A.4.a)  Purpose And Audience
10. (A.4.b)  Author's Opinion
11. (A.4.c)  Main Ideas And Messages
12. (A.4.d)  Summarize Or Paraphrase
13. (A.4.e)  Unrelated Information
14. (A.4.f)  Idea Relationships
15. (A.4.g)  Conclusions And Inferences
16. (A.4.h)  Fact And Opinion
17. (A.4.i)  Text Use
18. (A.4.j)  Connect Text
19. (A.5.a)  Words And Phrases
20. (A.5.b)  Tone
21. (A.5.c)  Repetition
22. (A.6.a)  Fulfills Purpose
23. (A.6.b)  Additions Or Changes
24. (A.6.c)  Reliability
25. (A.6.d)  Fairly Presented
26. (A.6.e)  Information Not Included
27. (A.6.f)  Reader's Feelings
Comprehension of Literary Text
1. (A.2.a)  Organizational Aids
2. (A.2.b)  Graphic Aids
3. (A.2.c)  Informational Aids
4. (A.2.d)  Print Features
5. (A.3.a)  Narrative Texts
6. (A.3.b)  Story Elements
7. (A.3.c)  Setting And Mood
8. (A.3.d)  Characters
9. (A.3.e)  Relationships
10. (A.3.f)  Characters And Plot
11. (A.3.g)  Narrator
12. (A.4.a)  Poetry Structures
13. (A.4.b)  Words, Lines, Stanzas
14. (A.4.c)  Sound Elements
15. (A.4.d)  Poetic Elements
16. (A.5.a)  Structural Features
17. (A.5.b)  Action Of A Scene
18. (A.5.c)  Stage Directions
19. (A.5.d)  Directions And Dialogue
20. (A.6.a)  Main Ideas And Themes
21. (A.6.b)  Similar Ideas And Themes
22. (A.6.c)  Paraphrase
23. (A.6.d)  Summarize
24. (A.6.e)  Personal Connections
25. (A.7.a)  Dialogue
26. (A.7.b)  Words And Phrases
27. (A.7.c)  Tone
28. (A.7.d)  Figurative Language
29. (A.7.e)  Senses And Feelings
30. (A.7.f)  Repetition And Exaggeration
31. (A.8.a)  Believability
32. (A.8.b)  Predictions
Writing
1. (A.2.a)  Personal Ideas
2. (A.2.b)  Sensory Details
3. (A.2.c)  Compose To Inform
4. (A.2.d)  Compose To Persuade
5. (A.2.e)  Writing-to-learn
6. (A.3.a)  Revise Texts
7. (A.3.b)  Edit Final Copies
8. (A.4.a)  Select Words
9. (A.4.b)  Listener Response
10. (A.4.c)  Word Choice And Audience
11. (A.5.a)  Choice Of Details
12. (A.5.b)  Reader Response
13. (A.5.c)  Transitions
14. (A.6.a)  Word Choice
15. (A.6.b)  Explain Revisions
16. (A.7.a)  Sources
17. (A.7.b)  Retrieval Sources
18. (A.7.c)  Note-taking
19. (A.7.d)  Use Information
20. (A.7.e)  Credit Sources
Controlling Language
1. (A.2.a)  Parts Of Speech
2. (A.2.b)  Subjects And Verbs
3. (A.2.c)  Sentence Types
4. (A.2.d)  Verb Forms
5. (A.2.e)  Verb Tenses
6. (B.2.a)  Agreement
7. (B.2.b)  Consistent Verb Tense
8. (B.2.c)  Usage Errors
9. (B.2.d)  Use Resources
10. (B.2.e)  Editorial Chioces
11. (C.2.a)  End Punctuation
12. (C.2.b)  Commas
13. (C.2.c)  Document Titles
14. (C.2.d)  Apostrophes
15. (C.2.e)  Quotation Marks
16. (C.2.f)  Capital Letters
17. (D.2.a)  Spell Non-phonetic
18. (D.2.b)  Inflections
19. (D.2.c)  Multi-syllabic
20. (D.2.d)  Spelling Resources
21. (D.2.e)  Mnemonic Devices