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  • Vocabulary Terms 286
  • Performance Tasks 227
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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
  3. (II.3) distinguish relevant info
  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.5) Similes & metaphors
  6. (V.6) Figurative language
  7. (V.7) Write sentences
  8. (V.8) Sentence types
  9. (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. (VI.7) Idioms
  8. (VI.8) Active voice
  9. (IV.9) Singular, Plural, & Collective Nouns
  10. (VI.10) Dangling Participles
  11. (VI.11) Misplaced Modifiers
  12. (VI.12) Parallel Structure
  13. (VI.13) Commonly Confused Words
  14. (VI.14) Proofreading marks
  15. (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.5) Technical texts
  6. (VIII.6) Expository texts
  7. (VIII.7) Creative texts
  8. (VIII.8) Responses to literature
  9. (VIII.9) Timed-writing assignments
  1. (IX.1) tropes
  2. (IX.2) schemes
  3. (IX.3) logos
  4. (IX.4) Ethos
  5. (IX.5) pathos
  6. (IX.6) analogies
  7. (IX.7) Claims
  8. (IX.8) Counter-claims
  9. (IX.9) Logical fallacies
  10. (IX.10) Fact & opinion
  11. (IX.11) Bias & accuracy
  1. (X.1) Reliability of sources
  2. (X.2) Summarizing
  3. (X.3) paraphrasing
  4. (X.4) Integrating quotations
  5. (X.5) Bibliography
  6. (X.6) Primary & secondary sources
  7. (X.7) MLA
  8. (X.8) Plagiarism

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