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2008 English-language Arts Teacher Guide

English-language Arts Teacher Guide for California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE), published in 2008.

Entire Guide

ELA Guide (PDF; 2 MB)
English-Language Arts Teacher Guide.

Sections of the Guide

Table of Contents (PDF)
Also includes introduction.

Section 1 (PDF)
Word analysis, fluency, and systematic vocabulary development strand.

Section 2 (PDF)
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)
Writing applications strand.

Appendices (PDF)

Questions:   High School and Physical Fitness Assessment Office | cahsee@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-9449
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 20, 2016
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