AIS ELA Grade 8 - State testing Dates & Format

  • Testing Dates: January 21st & 22nd.

    Day 1 is designed as follows:

    Session 1 (Reading) *

    -       Format

    -       4 or 5 passages (literary and informational)

    -       26 multiple choice items

    Standards 1, 2, 3 measured

    Day 2 is designed as follows:

    Session 2 (Listening/Writing) *

    -       Format

    -       1 listening selection (informational)

    -       3 constructed response items

    -       1 extended response item

    -       Standard 1 measured

    Session 3 (Reading/Writing)

    -       Format

    -       2 paired passages

    -       3 constructed response items

    -       1 extended response

    Standard 3 measured