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Language Arts Literacy Test Specifications
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Matrix of Content Clusters and Skills
(Matrix turned 900 for a new look) [original matrix]
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Working with Text (ESPA
Interpreting Text (GEPA and HSPA)
Analyzing/ 
Critiquing Text 
Extending 
Understanding 
of Text 
FOR GENERATING TEXT
 

Writing 

*development of central idea 
*development of supporting details 
*elaboration 
*organization of ideas
*response to questions
*use of varied sentence structure/word choice
*development of conclusions
*forming of opinions
*use of conventions of print
*consideration of audience
*problem solving 
*decision making 
*creation of original work 
FOR GENERATING TEXT
 

Speaking

*development of central idea 
*development of supporting details 
*elaboration 
*organization of ideas 
*response to questions
*use of varied sentence structure/word choice
*development of conclusions
*forming of opinions
*use of conventions of speech
*interaction with audience
FOR GENERATING TEXT
 

Viewing

*development of central idea 
*development of supporting details 
*elaboration 
*organization of ideas 
*response to questions
*use of varied sentence structure/word choice
*development of conclusions
*forming of opinions
*use of conventions of visual media
*consideration of audience
FOR GENERATED TEXT
 

Reading

*recognition of central 
idea or theme 
*recognition of
supporting details 
*Extrapolation of 
information/following 
directions 
*paraphrasing/retelling 
*recognition of text 
organization 
*recognition of a 
purpose for reading 
*questioning 
*prediction of tentative meanings 
*forming of opinions 
*drawing of conclusions 
*interpretation of textual conventions and literary elements 
*problem solving 
*decision making 
*creation of original work 
FOR GENERATED TEXT
 

Listening

*recognition of central 
idea or theme 
*recognition of 
supporting details 
*Extrapolation of 
information/following 
directions 
*paraphrasing/retelling 
*recognition of text 
organization 
*recognition of a 
purpose for  listening
*questioning 
*prediction of tentative meanings 
*forming of opinions 
*drawing of conclusions 
*interpretation of 
conventions of speech 
*interaction with speech/ speaker 
FOR GENERATED TEXT
 

Viewing

*recognition of central 
idea or theme 
*recognition of 
supporting details 
*Extrapolation of 
information/following 
directions 
*paraphrasing/retelling 
*recognition of text 
organization 
*recognition of a 
purpose for  viewing 
*questioning 
*prediction of tentative meanings 
*forming of opinions 
*drawing of conclusions 
*interpretation of conventions of visual 
media 

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