Oregon Department of Education

English Language Arts Sample Tests

Young girl reading
The Oregon Department of Education provides paper-pencil sample tests to demonstrate the types of reading selections and questions students at grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and high school might encounter on the Oregon Statewide Assessment administered each year. Passages on the test represent literary, informative and practical reading selections students might see both in school and other daily reading activities. These sample questions were taken from previous years’ tests.

  • Reading and Literature Grade Level Sample Tests
  • Reading and Literature Grade 3 Spanish Sample Test PDF   12/07/2011 (4.35 MB)
    The Oregon Department of Education offers a Grade 3 native language Spanish reading test for eligilbe students who would benefit from taking the reading test in Spanish.

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  • English Language Arts
    The ability to communicate well--to read, write, listen, and speak--prepares students for life. Language skills are essential tools not only because they serve as the necessary basis for further learning and career development but also because they enrich the human experience and foster responsible citizenship.
  • Reading Assessment
  • Writing Assessment