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Preparing for the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

Preparing for the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

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  1. Preparing for theCalifornia High School Exit Exam(CAHSEE) English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  2. English-Language Arts Question format on the CAHSEE Session 1: • 21 multiple choice questions • Writing task (essay) Session 2: • 58 multiple choice questions English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  3. English-Language Arts Sections on the CAHSEE Reading section: • Vocabulary • Decoding • Comprehension • Analysis of informational and literary texts English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  4. English-Language Arts Sections on the CAHSEE Writing Section: • Writing strategies • Application • Conventions of standard English (grammar, spelling, and punctuation) English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  5. English-Language Arts Scores for the CAHSEE • Scores may range from 275-450 • A passing score is 350 or higher • A proficient score is: 380 English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  6. English-Language Arts Tips for passing the CAHSEE Multiple Choice: - Relax - Take as much time as you need - Answer easy questions first - Make notes in the test booklet (but not in the answer document) - Eliminate answers you know are wrong - If you must, guess - Review your work English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  7. English-Language Arts Tips for passing the CAHSEE Reading Passages: - Read the questions BEFORE reading the passage and look for “Key Words” - Read the entire passage BEFORE answering questions that follow - Make connections to your own experience English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  8. English-Language Arts Tips for passing the CAHSEE Writing the Essay: - Read the writing prompt carefully and note the key words - Plan before you write (use a thinking map to outline your essay BEFORE you write) - Proofread and Polish English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  9. English-Language Arts 2010-2011 CAHSEE dates: ELA: Tuesday, March 8th Math: Wednesday, March 9th • Arrive by 8 am at your designated testing site (Hideout, Library, Gym, classroom) • Eat a healthy breakfast and bring a bottled water English 10 Ms. Rodriguez

  10. English-Language Arts CAHSEE ELA Workshop: • Saturday, March 5th • 8:30-12:30 @ RHS • FREE CAHSEE Math Workshop: (Same info. On Saturday, 2/26) English 10 Ms. Rodriguez