Friday, March 22, 2013

TerraNova Practice Test Terra Nova Test

TerraNova: Terra Nova Practice Test Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 : Reading, Math, English Language Arts (ELA), Science

The TerraNova Test is a series of standardized achievement tests used in the United States designed to assess K-12 student achievement in reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, vocabulary, spelling, and other areas. The test series is published by CTB/McGraw-Hill. TerraNova was created with an update in 1996 CTB to the California Achievement Tests and the California Tests of Basic Skills. Wiki

TerraNova ELA, Reading and Math Practice Test
Grade 3 Language Arts   Language Arts Key   Reading   Reading Key   Math   Math Key
Grade 4 Language Arts   Language Arts Key   Reading   Reading Key   Math   Math Key
Grade 5 Language Arts   Language Arts Key   Reading   Reading Key   Math   Math Key
Grade 6 Language Arts   Language Arts Key   Reading   Reading Key   Math   Math Key
Grade 7 Language Arts   Language Arts Key   Reading   Reading Key   Math   Math Key
Grade 8 Language Arts   Language Arts Key   Reading   Reading Key   Math   Math Key


Testing Vocabulary 3rd , 4th , 5th and 6th Grade
High Frequency Standardized Testing Vocabulary

This is a list of No Excuses Testing Vocabulary for the 3rd , 4th , 5th and 6th Grade. The Testing Vocabulary is the Tier 2 Academic Vocabulary for Reading and ELA Testing, it does not contain the Tier 3 Testing Vocabulary. You will also need to study the Tier 3 Academic Testing Vocabulary for thorough test prep. Students with developing reading skills or second language learners may need extra instruction to gain the full meaning of these words.

Terra Nova Type Reading and Math TESTING Questions 

English Language Arts
Grade 3 PDF
Grade 4 PDF
Grade 5 PDF
Grade 6 PDF
Grade 7 PDF
Grade 8 PDF
Grade 9 PDF
Grade 10 PDF
Grades 11-12 PDF

Mathematics
Grade 3 PDF
Grade 4 PDF
Grade 5 PDF
Grade 6 PDF
Grade 7 PDF
Grade 8 PDF
Grade 9 PDF
Grade 10 PDF
Grade 11 PDF


Terra Nova  Type Questions | MCAS Practice released test for all grades 
Grade 3 [All Subjects, 2.6 MB]
Mathematics [2.2 MB]

Grade 4 [All Subjects, 4.62 MB]
Mathematics[3.15 MB]

Grade 5 [All Subjects, 7.02 MB]
Mathematics [1.62 MB]

Grade 6 [All Subjects, 2.16 MB]
Mathematics [1.87 MB]

Grade 7 [All Subjects, 4.14 MB]
Mathematics [1.69 MB]

Grade 8 [All Subjects, 4.05 MB]
Mathematics [1.75 MB]

Grade 10 [All Subjects, 1.34 MB]
Mathematics [1.04 MB]
High School [All Subjects, 6.82 MB]
Biology [1.97MB]
U.S. History [1.54 MB]

    NO EXCUSES TESTING VOCABULARY


    mostly
    Almost; for the most part; nearly.
    My homework is mostly done.

    mainly
    For the most part; chiefly; primarily.
    The band's members are mainly girls.

    different
    Not alike; dissimilar; not identical.
    I didn't recognize her at first because her hair was so different.

    based
    The bottom support of anything; foundation; basis.
    He based his answer on the dictionary definition.

    order
    The listing of things by some characteristic, eg., first letter; size, color, age.
    The student names were listed in alphabetical order.

    paragraph
    The portion of written matter dealing with one idea, usually beginning with an indentation on a 

    new line.
    The paragraph had an excellent topic sentence.

    routine
    Regular; typical or everyday activity
    Singing is part of the routine in Mr. Taylor's class.

    speaker/s
    A person who talks or is talking.
    Mrs. Kuhn was the speaker at the school assembly.

    most likely
    Best chance of happening; highest probability.
    If you don't do your homework, you will most likely get into trouble in Mr. Taylor's class.

    lesson
    Something to be learned or studied; part of a book, an exercise, etc., assigned for study.
    The math lesson for today is long division.

    suggest
    To propose an idea for consideration.
    Please suggest methods for encouraging students to do their homework.

    comparison
    Likening; reviewing similarities.
    There is no comparison between driving and flying to New York.

    describe/s
    To tell about; to list important characteristics; to draw a picture to represent something.
    Please describe Rio Vista Elementary School.

    purpose
    The reason for doing something; the reason something exists or is done, made, used, etc.
    The purpose for homework is to give students practice in reading, writing, and arithmetic.

    selection
    A person or thing that has been chosen.
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is one book selection for Mr. Taylor's class.

    according
    Agreeing.
    Pluto is no longer a planet, according to a new definition.

    event/s
    Something that happens; an occurrence, especially one of importance.
    The Science Fair is a big event at Rio Vista Elementary School.

    section
    A part that is cut off or separated; a part of a book or newspaper.
    I like to read the sports section in the newspaper.

    statement/s
    Setting forth facts, etc., in a speech or writing; a single sentence or assertion.
    Mrs. Kuhn issued a statement about the school performance at the last fire drill.

    main idea
    The most important thought of a paragraph, article, or  larger written work.
    The topic sentence expresses the main idea in a paragraph.

    compare
    To look at two or more objects to see how they are alike and different.
    Mr. Taylor asked the class to compare Arizona and New Mexico.

    contrast
    To identify the differences between two or more things.
    Mr. Taylor asked the class to contrast the Harry Potter and Malfoy characters.

    greatest
    Used to identify the best of three or more objects, people, etc.
    The University of Kansas beat Kentucky and was the greatest college basketball team in 2012.

    description
    A statement, picture in words, or account that tells us how something looks, sounds, smells, thinks, etc.
    Jose gave a description of the speeding car to the police.

    considered
    Thought about or decided upon with care.
    Louis considered whether or not to have a soda with his lunch.

    organized
    To put things in order; people in a group with structure, e.g., a union or sports team.
    It's easier to find something in an organized backpack than one with everything thrown in.

    organizes
    To put in order; to put individual items into some order.
    Mr. Taylor organizes his class by assigning tables.

    reason
    A basis or cause for some belief, action, event, etc.
    The reason given most often for not having a journal in class is that it was left in a car.

    provided
    On the condition or understanding; often with that.
    You will avoid problems in Mr. Taylor's class, provided you do your homework and behave in class.

    preventing
    To keep from happening; to stop.
    Preventing war is the goal of many people.

    represent
    To stand for; to present a picture to the mind.
    A student was chosen to represent the class in the school council.

    decides
    Chooses; settles.
    My mother decides what we're going to have for dinner.

    theme
    The subject of a composition; a short essay; the main idea or topic.
    The importance of graduating from high school was the theme of  of the TV show.

    presented
    The past tense of present; to give; to hand over.
    Winners of sports tournaments are usually presented with trophies.

    phrases
    Two or more words in a sentence which act together as a unit.
    Long sentences contain several phrases.

    turning point
    The place in a story where a decisive change occurs; a change of direction.
    The turning point in the story was the car accident.

    examples
    Single items that represent a group of similar items; a pattern or model.
    There are several examples of good behavior in Mr. Taylor's class.

    predict/ed
    To foretell the future; declare of tell in advance.
    Many basketball fans predicted that Kentucky would win the NCAA basketball tournament.

    cause
    The reason something happens; the reason for an action.
    You can cause a forest fire if you don't make certain your camp fire is out.

    effect
    Result; to produce results.
    We do not know how much effect that CO2 produced by man has on the climate.

    differ
    To be unlike; to disagree in opinion or belief.
    Students often differ with the grades they've been given.

    article
    A piece of writing about a specific topic; an individual item.
    Mr. Taylor asked the class to write an article about the University of Arizona farm across from the school.

    summary
    A shortened version of a book, article, or paragraph which includes only the most important 

    ideas.
    We have to write a summary about the main idea for each chapter in the book we are reading.

    diagram
    Usually a line drawing to illustrate a mathematical idea, or to explain the parts or operation of something.
    A diagram usually helps explain the answer to a science problem.

    instructions
    Orders; directions; passing on knowledge or information.
    Mr. Taylor has given instructions many times on the required Read and Response format.

    directions
    Instructions; the path to follow; steps to complete a project.
    Many students do not follow the science report directions.

    probably
    Likely; more likely than not.
    If you do not do your homework, Mr. Taylor will probably talk to your parents.

    detail
    A small, individual part; an item.
    Responses in Mr. Taylor's class must include a topic sentence and five sentences with detail about the topic sentence.

    supports
    Holds up; justifies; provides a foundation for.
    Mr. Taylor supports reading improvement by assigning challenging books to his class.

    term
    A work or group of words naming something; a division of the school year.
    There is a Latin term for each part of the human body.

    definition
    A statement of the meaning of a word or phrase.
    You sometimes have to use the Oxford English Dictionary to find the definition of a word.

    closely   
    Near;  close by.
    The students closely followed each other out of the classroom when the fire alarm rang. 


    TIER 2 ACADEMIC VOCABULARY GLOSSARY
    More High Incidence Testing Vocabulary
    Tier 3 Academic Vocabulary Words
    TerraNova Test Prep Games! 

    Practice released test for all grades 
    Grade 3 [All Subjects, 2.6 MB]
     English Language Arts [1.9 MB]
    Mathematics [2.2 MB]

    Grade 4 [All Subjects, 4.62 MB]
    English Language Arts [6.38 MB]
    Mathematics[3.15 MB]

    Grade 5 [All Subjects, 7.02 MB]
    English Language Arts[3.21 MB]
    Mathematics [1.62 MB]
    Science and Technology/Engineering [2.62 MB]
    History and Social Science [2.20 MB]

    Grade 6 [All Subjects, 2.16 MB]
    English Language Arts [1.11 MB]
    Mathematics [1.87 MB]

    Grade 7 [All Subjects, 4.14 MB]
    English Language Arts[1.16 MB]
    Mathematics [1.69 MB]
    History and Social Science [2.78 MB]

    Grade 8 [All Subjects, 4.05 MB]

    English Language Arts [1.31 MB]
    Mathematics [1.75 MB]
    Science and Technology/Engineering [2.68 MB]

    Grade 10 [All Subjects, 1.34 MB]

    English Language Arts [1.57 MB]
    Mathematics [1.04 MB] 

    2 comments:

    1. This information is really helpful for me, I'm using it to help my two daughters (3rd and 7th graders) to study, and get over anxiety about testing. Thanks.

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    2. I am so glad I found this site! This is my daughter's first year in homeschooling and she and I are nervous about the exam. Not anymore though! Thank you for making such a helpful and informative website.

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