Language Arts Literacy
Directions to the Student
Today you will be taking the Language Arts Literacy New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge. The test consists of a writing task and reading passages. The passages are followed by multiple-choice and open-ended questions.
Sample questions have been included. They show you the different types of questions on the test and how to mark or write your answers in your answer folder.
There are several important things to remember:
1 Read each passage carefully to learn what it is about. You may refer back to the reading passage as often as necessary.
2 Read each question carefully and think about the answer. Then choose or write the answer that you think is best.
3 When you are supposed to write your answers, write them neatly and clearly on the lines provided in your answer folder.
4 When you are supposed to select the answer, make sure you fill in the corresponding circle in your answer folder.
5 If you finish a part of the test early, you may check over your work in that part.
6 If you do not know the answer to a question, skip it and go on. You may return to it later if you have time.