English Language Arts (ELA)

  • The English language arts (ELA) assessments will be administered in four subparts for grades 3-8 and in three subparts for high school end-of-course exams.
  • The time allotted for each subpart varies.  Click here to see testing times and subparts.
  • The first subpart is the writing portion of the assessment, which must be completed during the first week of the testing window because student responses are scored individually by hand.
  • The ELA assessment will assess the Tennessee Academic Standards through literary and informational texts requiring students to demonstrate the ability to read closely, analyze text, answer text-dependent questions, provide a written response to a prompt, and demonstrate command of the English language.  

English Language Arts (ELA) at-home Practice Test

Below we have provided sample practice test for you to use at home to help your student prepare for TNReady.  Please select the test that matches your child’s grade for at home test preparation.

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