Also, you must write only on the assigned topic; if you don't, your essay will not receive a score, and you will have to retake both parts of the test. Good writers take the time to go over what is written and correct mistakes.
Your writing will show your best skills if you take the time to plan what you want to say and review it to make any needed corrections.
Two trained readers will score your essay on the basis of the following elements: • Well-focused main points • Clear organization • Specific development of your ideas • Control of sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, word choice, and spelling Each reader will score your essay on a four-point scale, and the scores will be averaged to find your final score.
If you earn a final score of less than two on the essay, you must retake both Parts 1 and 2 of the Language Arts, Writing Test.
A math formulas page is provided for your reference during the test.
The Mathematics Test assesses your understanding of mathematical concepts and the application of those concepts to various real- world situations.
30% Usage Correct errors in subject-verb agreement, verb tense, and pronoun reference.
25% Mechanics Correct errors in capitalization, punctuation, and spelling (restricted to errors related to possessives, contractions, and homonyms).
The scores earned on both parts are combined and reported as a single score.
There are 50 questions on the Language Arts, Writing Test, Part 1.