Study guide 2013

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Study guide 2013

By | March 2013
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Grade 7
Georgia
Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests

CRCT Study Guide
Reading English/Language Arts Mathematics Science Social Studies 2703922-W

Copyright © 2013 by Georgia Department of Education. All rights reserved.

Table of Contents
Using the CRCT Study Guide 1

About the CRCT

Overview of the CRCT What is the CRCT? What does the CRCT measure? How are CRCT questions scored?

2

Preparing for the CRCT Test-Taking Strategies Related Links

4

Chapter 1

Reading Reading Skills and Vocabulary Acquisition Literary Comprehension Information and Media Literacy Practice Quiz Solutions

10

Chapter 2

English/Language Arts Grammar/Sentence Construction Research/Writing Process Practice Quiz Solutions

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Chapter 3

Mathematics Number and Operations Geometry Algebra Data Analysis and Probability Practice Quiz Solutions

42

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Chapter 4

Science Cells and Genetics Interdependence of Life Evolution Practice Quiz Solutions

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Chapter 5

Social Studies Geography Government/Civics Economics History Practice Quiz Solutions

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Using the CRCT Study Guide
This Study Guide focuses on the knowledge and skills that are tested on the Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT). It is designed for teachers to use with their students and for parents to use with their children. Go to www.gadoe.org/ to find further information about and support for the CRCT. The following section of this guide, “About the CRCT,” contains an overview of the CRCT and test-taking strategies to review with your students. – The content tested on the CRCT is based on Georgia’s state-adopted curriculum, which describes what all students should know, understand, and be able to do.

The chapters of this guide are organized by subject. In each chapter you can explore the skills needed to...