CMT Parent Expo. Reaching High on the… Connecticut Mastery Test Language Arts Component Miss Rebecca Sabol, Language Arts Subject Area Leader Ms. Laura Khamarji, Reading Teacher. What is the Language Arts CMT?.
Reaching High on the…
Connecticut Mastery Test
Language Arts Component
Miss Rebecca Sabol, Language Arts Subject Area Leader
Ms. Laura Khamarji, Reading Teacher
(See CMT strand questions for more examples of test questions you can ask your child)
a. introduce the topic of the article
b. state the main idea of the article
c. present the facts about Twain
d. compare Twain and Clemens
a. Twain’s wife persuaded him to move to Connecticut
b. Both Twain and his wife planned their house.
c. Twain enjoyed warming himself near the fireplace.
d. Twain liked reading his work out loud as much as writing it,
Guilds also set prices and monitored the distribution of raw materials. They governed the number of apprentices and workers that members could have. These controls prevented any member from becoming rich at another’s expense. So ____2_____were limited. In return, members were protected against ruinous competition.
1. O vote O suffer
O unite O advance
2. O sources O profits
O travelers O machines
O universitiesSample DRP Question:
Josh jumped up he grabbed the broom from the closet.
What is the best way to rewrite this sentence?
O Josh jumped up. He grabbed the broom from the closet.
O Josh jumped up, he grabbed the broom from the closet.
O Josh jumped. Up he grabbed the broom from the closet.
O Josh jumped up he grabbed. The broom from the closet.
Choose the word or phrase that BEST fits at the beginning of sentence 4.
O Even though,
O In other words,Sample Editing and Revising Questions:
What do you usually do on a weekend in the summer? What do you usually do on a weekend in the winter? Write a comparison of your weekend activities in the summer and winter.
Your local school board has decided to lengthen the school day by one hour. What is your opinion on the best way to use this additional hour? Write a letter to your principal expressing your opinion on the best way to use the additional hour and presenting reasons that will convince the principal to agree with your position.
There is a budget crunch at your middle school, and it is certain that many of the non-core classes and activities the school currently offers will be cut. All programs are in danger: sports, band, choir, computers club, drama club, debate and others.
Your principal wants to give students an opportunity to express their points of view about which extra curricular activities they think are more important.
Write an essay for your principal arguing why ONE of the extracurricular programs your school currently offers should continue to receive support, even if no other program can survive.