Maryland English HSA (CCSS) Practice

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Reading, Reviewing and Responding to Texts25%
Composing in a Variety of Modes25%
Controlling Language25%
Evaluating the Content, Organization, and Language Use of Texts25%
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Test Standards

Reading, Reviewing and Responding to Texts
1. (1.1.1)  Pre-reading Strategies
2. (1.1.2)  Re-read, Question, Summarize
3. (1.1.3 )  Compare, Contrast, Synthesize, Conclude
4. (1.1.4)  Non-print Texts
5. (1.1.5 )  Literary Forms
6. (1.2.1 )  Plot, Character, Setting, Conflict
7. (1.2.2 )  Speaker, Organization, Tone
8. (1.2.3 )  Stylistic Elements
9. (1.2.4 )  Themes And Styles
10. (1.2.5 )  Text Implications
11. (1.2.6 )  Compare Media
12. (1.3.1 )  Language And Text Devices
13. (1.3.2 )  Critical Approach
14. (1.3.3 )  Tone And Voice
15. (1.3.5 )  Common Themes
16. (1.3.6 )  Literary Merit
Composing in a Variety of Modes
1. (2.1.1 )  Inform
2. (2.1.2 )  Describe
3. (2.1.3 )  Express
4. (2.1.4 )  Persuasive Texts
5. (2.2.1 )  Prewriting
6. (2.2.2 )  Select And Organize
7. (2.2.3 )  Clarity, Completeness, Effectiveness
8. (2.2.5 )  Refine And Edit
9. (2.2.6 )  Presenation
10. (2.3.1 )  Sources Of Information
11. (2.3.2 )  Information Retrieval
12. (2.3.3 )  Record And Document
13. (2.3.4 )  Support A Position
14. (2.3.5 )  Synthesize
Controlling Language
1. (3.1.1 )  Audiences And Purposes
2. (3.1.3 )  Grammatical Classification
3. (3.1.4 )  Sentences And Non-sentences
4. (3.1.5 )  Subjects, Predicates, Modifiers
5. (3.1.6 )  Sentence Elements
6. (3.1.7 )  Vary Sentence Types
7. (3.1.8 )  Expand Sentences
8. (3.1.9 )  Sentence Patterns
9. (3.2.1 )  Langauge Level
10. (3.2.2 )  Connotative And Denotative
11. (3.2.3 )  Responses
12. (3.2.4 )  Regional/social Differences
13. (3.2.5 )  Impact Of Differences
14. (3.3.1 )  Edit Texts
15. (3.3.2 )  Use Resources
Evaluating the Content, Organization, and Language Use of Texts
1. (4.1.1 )  Personal Response
2. (4.2.1 )  Diction
3. (4.2.2 )  Response
4. (4.2.3 )  Transitions
5. (4.2.4 )  Repetition
6. (4.3.1)  Alter Tone
7. (4.3.2 )  Justify Revisions
8. (4.3.3 )  Alter Text
9. (4.3.4 )  Compare Effects