Strategies
ELA Test
ELA Performance Task
Expert Level
Test Tools
100

True or False: You can only read a passage one time 

False, you can read any passage more than once 

100

These are the types of questions on the SBAC.

Multiple Choice and Performance Task (essay) 

100

These are the 3 options for the ELA performance task (essay).

What is informative/explanatory, narrative, or argumentative?

100

What is Ms. Nicoletti's favorite color 

Blue and Green 

100

This is what it means when a word has dotted lines above and below it.

What is you can get the definition?

200

What is setting a purpose? 

Looking at the questions so you know what to take notes on. 

200

When listening to a comprehension passage you can only listen one time. (True or False) 

False - Please listen many times. 

200

This is the purpose of an informative/explanatory essay.

What is writing to inform?

200

How old is Ms. Nicoletti 

28

200

This is what mark for review means.

What is go back and look at an answer later?

300

How can you narrow down your answer choices? 

Eliminate the answer choices that don't make sense. 

300

This is why SBAC is more important than other tests.

What is every student in the state of CA will take it. 

300

This is the purpose of an argumentative essay.

What is writing to argue or persuade?

300

How long has Ms. Nicoletti been teaching?

9 years 

300

This is how many questions you should use mark for review on.

What is 1 to 2?

400

What do you look for when you take notes on KEY DETAILS?

WHO and WHAT the paragraph is about 

400

This is where AND how Ms Nicoletti recommends you take notes when reading the sources.

On paper, after looking at the questions and identifying what you need to look for 

400

This is the purpose of a narrative essay.

What is writing to entertain?

400

What is her cats name? 

Auri

400

How do you enlarge a text? 

Use the Zoom in and Zoom Out feature 

500

How can you figure out the meaning of a word? 

Use Context clues and look at how the word is being used in a sentence

500

This is what adaptive means on the SBAC test.

What is the questions will meet you at your level to truly see if you are reading at, above, or below your grade level?

500

These are the 2 parts of the performance task 

What is 1) read sources, annotate, answer questions, outline 2) draft 5 paragraph essay

500

Where did Ms. Nicoletti go to college? - two answers. 

Cal State Long Beach and 

Limerick, Ireland 

500

How do you highlight a text 

Select text, then open Context Menu then select Highlight 

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