Tennessee 8th Grade ELA (TNReady) Practice

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Reading: Reading Literature 35%
Reading Informational Text 35%
Reading: Vocabulary 20%
Writing: Conventions 10%
Also includes:
  • Writing: Written Expression
  • Questions 4,090
  • Vocabulary Terms 243
  • Performance Tasks 334
  • Instructional Videos 117

Test Standards

Reading: Reading Literature
1. (8.RL.KID.1)  Textual evidence
2. (8.RL.KID.2)  Theme
3. (8.RL.KID.3)  Lines and incidents
4. (8.RL.CS.5)  Structure of texts
5. (8.RL.CS.6)  Points of View
6. (8.RL.IKI.9)  Foundational texts
Reading Informational Text
1. (8.RI.KID.1)  Textual Evidence
2. (8.RI.KID.2)  Central Idea
3. (8.RI.KID.3)  Connections and Distinctions
4. (8.RI.CS.5)  Structure
5. (8.RI.CS.6)  Point of View
6. (8.RI.IKI.8)  Argument and Claims
7. (8.RI.IKI.9)  Conflicting Information
Reading: Vocabulary
1. (8.RL.CS.4)  Word Meanings
2. (8.RI.CS.4)  Word Meanings
3. (8.L.VAU.4a)  Context Clues
4. (8.L.VAU.4b)  Affixes and Roots
5. (8.L.VAU.4c)  Reference Materials
6. (8.L.VAU.4d)  Spelling patterns
7. (8.L.VAU.5)  Figures of Speech
Writing: Conventions
1. (8.L.CSE.1a)  Phrases and clauses
2. (8.L.CSE.1b)  Verb function
3. (8.L.CSE.1c)  Sentences and modifiers
4. (8.L.CSE.1de)  Voice and mood
5. (8.L.CSE.2)  Conventions
Writing: Written Expression
1. (8.W.TTP.1ab)  Introduce and support
2. (8.W.TTP.1c)  Cohesion
3. (8.W.TTP.1de)  Sources and conclusion
4. (8.W.TTP.1fg)  Language and transitions
5. (8.W.TTP.1hi)  Formal Style
6. (8.W.TTP.2ab)  Introduce and organize
7. (8.W.TTP.2cd)  Develop Topic
8. (8.W.TTP.2e)  Conclusion
9. (8.W.TTP.2fg)  Formatting and transitions
10. (8.W.TTP.2h)  Precise language
11. (8.W.TTP.2ij)  Structure and style
12. (8.W.TTP.3ab)  Engage and organize
13. (8.W.TTP.3cd)  Narrative techniques
14. (8.W.TTP.3e)  Transition Words
15. (8.W.TTP.3f)  Conclusion
16. (8.W.TTP.3g)  Precise words