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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

English Language Arts

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English Language Arts Updates for the Spring 2016 MCAS Test Administration for Grades 3–8
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Grade 3 Sample ELA Reading Comprehension Short-Response Questions
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Life Cycle of an ELA Item
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Comparison of ELA Composition vs. Open-response
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How to Answer an ELA Open-response Question
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Scoring Guides for ELA Compositions
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Sample Student Work and Scoring Guides


Last Updated: September 15, 2016
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