TEST READY® Series for English Language Arts Grades K–12

English Language Arts Test Preparation

Prepare your students for English language arts test taking. With these five programs, students will gain exposure to questions that mirror the items they will see on standardized tests.

Get to Know the TEST READY Series for English Language Arts

Grades K–8
TEST READY Language Arts Student Book and Teacher Guide.

TEST READY Language Arts (Grades 1–8)

TEST READY Language Arts covers three key areas: spelling—cloze items and spotting misspelled words, language—mechanics, expression, and use of resources, and rubric-scored writing—students write narrative, expository, or descriptive passages. Student Books include one optional Pretest, 10 practice lessons, one timed practice Post Test, and constructed-response questions. Teacher Guides feature an answer key, scope and sequence guidance, and scripting for teacher-directed lessons (Grades 1 and 2).

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TEST READY PLUS Reading Student Book and Teacher Guide.

TEST READY PLUS Reading (Grades K–12)

TEST READY PLUS Reading is available for Grades 1–8 in English and Spanish. There is also an advanced level for high school. This program guides students through a review of vocabulary items in context, selected-response comprehension questions, and writing prompts requiring constructed response. Questions cover a variety of literary forms, including facts, opinions, analogies, figurative language, and word meaning in context. Student Books contain one Pretest, eight lessons, and one timed mixed-practice Post Test. Teacher Guides feature a scoring rubric, answer key, scope and sequence guidance, and scripting for teacher-directed lessons (Grades 1 and 2).

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TEST READY Reading and Vocabulary Student Book and Teacher Guide.

TEST READY Reading and Vocabulary (Grades 1–8)

TEST READY Reading and Vocabulary is available for Grades 1–8 in English and Spanish. The series features nonfiction- and fiction-style page readings, vocabulary items in isolation, and selected-response comprehension questions. Student Books contain three timed Pretests—two short and one long reading passages—12 practice lessons, word skills items (Grades 1–3), and one timed practice Post Test. Teacher Guides feature an answer key, guidance for scope and sequence, and scripting for teacher-directed lessons (Grades 1 and 2).

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TEST READY Reading Longer Passages Student Book and Teacher Guide.

TEST READY Reading Longer Passages (Grades 3–8)

TEST READY Reading Longer Passages is available for Grades 3–8 in English and Spanish. This program features paired reading selections, selected-response questions, and open-ended writing for rubric scoring. Student Books contain one Pretest, six review lessons, and one practice Post Test. Teacher Guides feature scoring rubrics and an answer key.

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Take Home TEST READY Reading.

Take Home TEST READY Reading (Grades 1–8)

Take Home TEST READY Reading is available for Grades 1–8 in English and Spanish. In Take Home TEST READY Reading, students complete lessons with short, illustrated fiction or nonfiction passages as well as selected-response comprehension questions. Questions cover vocabulary in context, recalling details, finding main ideas, and drawing conclusions. Student Books contain five review lessons with selected-response questions and an answer key for family discussion. 

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