8th Grade Reading (SOL) Practice

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Comprehension of Fictional Texts 45%
Comprehension of Nonfiction Texts 55%
  • Questions 3,029
  • Vocabulary Terms 144
  • Performance Tasks 195
  • Instructional Videos 96

Test Standards

Comprehension of Fictional Texts
1. (8.4.f)  Connotations
2. (8.4.a)  Figurative language
3. (8.4.b)  Context, structure, connotations
4. (8.4.c)  Roots, cognates, affixes, etc.
5. (8.4.e)  Reference materials
6. (8.5.a)  Characters, conflict, tone, etc.
7. (8.5.b)  Cause and effect
8. (8.5.c)  Themes
9. (8.5.d)  Symbols and figurative language
10. (8.5.e)  Inferences and conclusions
11. (8.5.f)  Use of elements in genres
12. (8.5.g)  Summarize text, details
13. (8.5.h)  Word choice, dialogue, rhyme, etc.
14. (8.5.i)  Authors' styles
Comprehension of Nonfiction Texts
1. (8.4.a)  Figurative language
2. (8.4.b)  Context, structure, connotations
3. (8.4.c)  Roots, cognates, affixes, etc.
4. (8.4.e)  Reference materials
5. (8.4.f)  Connotations
6. (8.6.a)  Organizational pattern
7. (8.6.b)  Text features
8. (8.6.c)  Skim
9. (8.6.d)  Inferences and conclusions
10. (8.6.e)  Qualifications, viewpoint, impact
11. (8.6.f)  Relevance, accuracy
12. (8.6.g)  Fact and opinion
13. (8.6.h)  Main idea
14. (8.6.i)  Summarize text, details
15. (8.6.j)  Cause and effect
16. (8.6.k)  Evaluate, organize, synthesize
17. (8.6.l)  Analyze ideas