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Language Skills 12%
Comprehension and Response Skills 32%
Multiple Genres 17%
Author's Purpose and Craft 12%
Composition 15%
Inquiry and Research 12%
  • Questions 3,642
  • Vocabulary Terms 325
  • Performance Tasks 279
  • Instructional Videos 124

Test Standards

Language Skills
1. (1.A)  Discourse
2. (1.B)  Instructions
3. (1.C)  Presentation
4. (1.D)  Collaborate
5. (2.A)  Clarify meanings
6. (2.B)  Meanings
7. (2.C)  Foreign words or phrases
Comprehension and Response Skills
1. (4.A)  Establish purpose
2. (4.B)  Generate questions
3. (4.C)  Predictions
4. (4.D)  Mental images
5. (4.E)  Connections
6. (4.F)  Inferences
7. (4.G)  Key ideas
8. (4.H)  Synthesize
9. (4.I)  Comprehension
10. (5.A)  Personal connections
11. (5.B)  Write responses
12. (5.C)  Evidence to support response
13. (5.D)  Paraphrase and summarize
14. (5.E)  Notetaking, annotating
15. (5.F)  Use vocabulary
16. (5.G)  Meanings of text
17. (5.H)  Respond appropriately
18. (5.I)  Adjust responses
19. (5.J)  Claims
Multiple Genres
1. (6.A)  Themes
2. (6.B)  Characters
3. (6.C)  Plot development
4. (6.D)  Settings
5. (7.A)  Read and analyze
6. (7.B)  Poem elements
7. (7.C)  Dramatic conventions
8. (7.D)  Informational texts
9. (7.E)  Argumentative texts
10. (7.F)  Multimodal and digital texts
Author's Purpose and Craft
1. (8.A)  Purpose, audience, message
2. (8.B)  Structure and purpose
3. (8.C)  Features
4. (8.D)  Language and purpose
5. (8.E)  Literary devices
6. (8.F)  Mood, voice, tone
7. (8.G)  Rhetoric and fallacies
Composition
1. (9.A)  Plan
2. (9.B)  Develop drafts
3. (9.C)  Revise
4. (9.D)  Conventions
5. (9.E)  Publish
6. (10.A)  Compose literary
7. (10.B)  Compose informational
8. (10.C)  Compose argumentative
9. (10.D)  Compose correspondence
Inquiry and Research
1. (11.A)  Develop questions
2. (11.B)  Research process
3. (11.CD)  Plan and modify
4. (11.EF)  Locate and synthesize
5. (11.G)  Examine source
6. (11.H)  Citations
7. (11.I)  Delivery