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English-Language Arts Study Guide

Preparing for the California High School (CAHSEE): An English-Language Arts Study Guide.

Entire Guide

ELA Guide (PDF; 9MB)
Preparing for the CAHSEE: An English-Language Arts Study Guide.

Sections of the Guide

Table of Contents (PDF; 2MB)

Introduction and table of contents.

Practice Test (PDF)

Section 1 (PDF)
Word analysis strand.

Section 2 (PDF; 1MB)
Reading comprehension strand.

Section 3 (PDF)
Literary response and analysis strand.

Section 4 (PDF)
Writing strategies strand.

Section 5 (PDF)
Written and oral English language conventions strand.

Section 6 (PDF; 2MB)
Writing applications strand and scoring guides.

Appendix (PDF)
Answer key to practice test and sample questions.

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