Communication Arts/Literature (Grades 5–12)

Test Framework Worksheet

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This worksheet allows users to map the test framework to the curriculum by entering up to five courses in the course name fields, and checking the boxes if the content of the course covers the information described by the test objectives in the rows below.
Subarea Objective Number Objective Description
Subtest 1: Test Code 050
Subarea I. Media Literacy
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 10
  • Test Weight: 20%
0001 Understand strategies for analyzing and evaluating visual images in various media.
0002 Understand strategies for developing and producing effective media presentations.
Subarea II. Reading
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 20
  • Test Weight: 40%
0003 Understand the foundations of reading development.
0004 Understand strategies for developing vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension.
0005 Understand strategies for reading informational and persuasive texts.
0006 Understand strategies for reading technical and functional texts.
Subarea III. Literature
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 20
  • Test Weight: 40%
0007 Understand strategies for analyzing and interpreting various forms of literary nonfiction, fiction, and drama.
0008 Understand strategies for analyzing and interpreting various forms of poetry.
0009 Understand the major characteristics of literatures from around the world.
0010 Understand the major historical, social, cultural, and political aspects of literatures from around the world.
Subtest 2: Test Code 051
Subarea I. Listening and Speaking
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 15
  • Test Weight: 30%
0011 Understand strategies for effective listening.
0012 Understand strategies for effective speaking.
0013 Understand strategies for effective interpersonal communication.
Subarea II. Components of Writing
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 15
  • Test Weight: 30%
0014 Understand the conventions of Standard American English and the elements of effective composition.
0015 Understand the writing process.
0016 Understand the elements of effective and appropriate research.
Subarea III. Modes of Writing
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 20
  • Test Weight: 40%
0017 Understand strategies for expository writing.
0018 Understand strategies for persuasive writing.
0019 Understand strategies for narrative writing.
0020 Understand strategies for critical and analytical writing.

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