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Test Standards

  1. (VII.1) Commas
  2. (VII.2) semicolons
  3. (VII.3) colons
  4. (VII.4) Ellipses
  5. (VII.5) Parentheses
  6. (VII.6) hyphens
  7. (VII.7) apostrophes
  8. (VII.8) Quotation marks
  9. (VII.9) brackets
  10. (VII.10) Capitalization
  11. (VII.11) Proofreading marks
  12. (VII.12) Standard American spelling
  1. (I.1) Prewriting Techniques
  2. (I.2) Format
  1. (II.1) Clear thesis statements
  2. (II.2) Use supporting evidence
  1. (III.1) Articulate writing
  2. (III.2) Intended audience
  3. (III.3) Appropriate tone
  1. (IV.1) Write introductions
  2. (IV.2) Effective transitions
  3. (IV.3) Effective topic sentences
  4. (IV.4) Paragraphing
  5. (IV.5) Conclusions
  6. (IV.11) Spatial organizational structure
  7. (IV.12) Chronological organizational
  8. (IV.13) Order of importance
  9. (IV.14) Compare & contrast
  10. (IV.15) Cause & effect
  11. (IV.16) Problem-solution
  12. (IV.17) Classification
  13. (IV.18) Division
  1. (V.1) Word choice
  2. (V.2) Formal or informal language
  3. (V.3) Precise & concise language
  4. (V.4) Vivid, descriptive language
  5. (V.7) Write sentences
  6. (V.8) Sentence types
  7. (V.9) Write sentences
  1. (VI.1) Subject-Verb Agreement
  2. (VI.2) Pronoun-Antecedent
  3. (VI.3) Noun-Modifier
  4. (VI.4) Verb Tense Shifts
  5. (VI.5) Irregular Verb Forms
  6. (VI.6) Comparative and Superlative Adverbs
  7. (IV.9) Singular, Plural, & Collective Nouns
  8. (VI.13) Commonly Confused Words
  9. (VI.14) Proofreading marks
  10. (VI.15) Standard American spelling
  1. (VIII.1) Info texts
  2. (VIII.2) Narrative texts
  3. (VIII.3) Descriptive texts
  4. (VIII.4) Persuasive texts
  5. (VIII.7) Creative texts
  6. (VIII.8) Responses to literature
  1. (IX.10) Fact & opinion
  2. (IX.11) Bias & accuracy
  1. (X.1) Reliability of sources
  2. (X.2) Summarizing
  3. (X.3) paraphrasing
  4. (X.8) Plagiarism