Grade 9 ELA (CCLS) Practice

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Reading Literature 25%
Reading Informational Text 25%
Writing 25%
Language 25%
Also includes:
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Questions 5,206
  • Vocabulary Terms 236
  • Performance Tasks 249
  • Instructional Videos 105

Test Standards

Reading Literature
1. (9-10RL.1)  Textual Evidence
2. (9-10RL.2)  Themes and summary
3. (9-10RL.3)  Analyze development
4. (9-10RL.4)  Word Meanings
5. (9-10RL.5)  Structure
6. (9-10RL.6)  Point of view, perspective, purpose
7. (9-10RL.7)  Multiple formats
8. (9-10RL.9)  Evaluate texts
Reading Informational Text
1. (9-10RI.1)  Textual Evidence
2. (9-10RI.2)  Themes and summary
3. (9-10RI.3)  Analyze Ideas
4. (9-10RI.4)  Word Meanings
5. (9-10RI.5)  Author's intent
6. (9-10RI.6)  Point of view, perspective, purpose
7. (9-10RI.7)  Multiple formats
8. (9-10RI.8)  Evaluate reasoning
9. (9-10RI.9)  Evaluate texts
Writing
1. (9-10W.1a)  Precise claims
2. (9-10W.1b)  Claims/counterclaims
3. (9-10W.1c)  Use language
4. (9-10W.1d)  Transitions
5. (9-10W.1e)  Concluding statement
6. (9-10W.1f)  Style and tone
7. (9-10W.2a)  Introduce and organize
8. (9-10W.2b)  Develop the topic
9. (9-10W.2c)  Precise language
10. (9-10W.2d)  Transitions
11. (9-10W.2e)  Concluding statement
12. (9-10W.2f)  Style
13. (9-10W.3a)  Engage the reader
14. (9-10W.3b)  Narrative techniques
15. (9-10W.3c)  Sequence events
16. (9-10W.3d)  Precise words/phrases
17. (9-10W.3e)  Provide a conclusion
18. (9-10W.4)  Clarity and coherence
19. (9-10W.5)  Plan, revise, etc.
20. (9-10W.6)  Research
21. (9-10W.7)  Gather Information
Language
1. (9-10L.1a)  Parallel structure & phrases
2. (9-10L.1b)  Usage issues
3. (9-10L.2)  Punctuation
4. (9-10L3a)  Style guidelines
5. (9-10L.4a)  Context Clues
6. (9-10L.4b)  Word Changes
7. (9-10L.4c)  Reference Materials
8. (9-10L.5a)  Figures of Speech
9. (9-10L.5b)  Nuances
Speaking and Listening
1. (SL.2)  Integrate, Decide, Solve
2. (SL.3)  POV, Reasoning, Evidence
3. (SL.4)  Present Information
4. (SL.5)  Digital Media