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What’s in the Study Guide
Taking the CASA Reading exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground.
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What’s on the CASA Reading exam?
Taking the CASA Reading exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground. This breadth can make it hard to know how to prepare. Luckily, if you understand how the test is organized and what it is testing, you will have no problem prepping for this test. In order to cover everything needed, the exam is broken into two content categories—Literal and Inferential Reading and Critical and Evaluative Reading.
For more information, check out our Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) practice test and breakdown.
What to Expect
The CASA Reading exam is made up of 40 selected-response questions. The test is administered via computer.
You should expect to see three main types of questions: single-answer, stimulus-based, and cluster. You should expect most questions to require you simply to click an oval next to the correct answer. They may ask you to zoom in on details in a graphic or picture, click boxes next to all that apply, click on checkboxes, click on parts of a graphic or sentence, use a drag and drop feature, or select your answer from a drop-down menu.
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