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VCLA (092) Study Guide

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Study Guide Format

The Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Writing Subtest (092) study guide includes instructional videos, quizzes, flashcards, 200+ practice questions and three writing prompts.  The study guide covers 6 concepts including Purpose and Audience, Organization and much more!

What Concepts are Covered in the VCLA Writing Study Guide?

The Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Writing study guide consists of the following concepts:

Concept Number of Lessons Practice Questions
Purpose and Audience 1 15
Focus and Development 2 42
Organization 2 23
Construction 2 12
Usage 5 34
Conventions 1 30

Each concept includes instructional content and videos to ensure you understand that topic. They also come with practice questions so you can test yourself on the information you just learned.

How to Use the VCLA Writing Study Guide

You can start studying by taking our diagnostic test to learn your strengths and weaknesses. Then you can start working through the concepts. The instructional content, which includes videos and written content,  gives you all the necessary information to understand that topic. Each concept has its own set of flashcards and quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of that specific concept quickly. Once you have worked through all the concepts, you can move on to the full-length practice tests. These practice tests mimic the test day environment, meaning they will have the same amount of questions and time limit as the real test. You will have three attempts at taking the practice test.

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Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Writing Subtest (092) exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company. We then work with content and teaching experts to distill down what test-takers need to know. No matter where you are in the study guide, you can always see how the concept you are learning is aligned to the test standards.

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Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Writing Quick Facts

Test Breakdown:

The VCLA Writing Subtest exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions, 3 short-answer items, 1 written summary assignment, and 1 written composition assignment. You have 4 hours to complete the exam. This exam covers 9 key objectives including:

  1. Understand the influence of purpose and audience in written communication
  2. Apply principles of unity, focus, and development in writing
  3. Apply principles of organization in writing

We expand more on the VCLA Writing exam format in our exam overview.

Cost

$40 with a $50 registration processing fee.

What to Bring

You must bring one piece of current, government-issued identification printed in English, in the name in which you registered, bearing your photograph and signature.

Dates and Locations

Tests are year-round, by appointment only. Check out the Pearson website to find a VCLA testing center in your state and schedule your exam!

Scoring

The passing score on the VCLA Writing exam is a 235 for and a 470 for both subtests taken together.

Learn more about VCLA Writing scoring in our VCLA scoring guide.

 

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Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) FAQs

Do I get a break during the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) exam?

Most tests do not include a scheduled break. If you choose to take an unscheduled break, your test clock will not stop, so it’s recommended that you use the restroom before or after your test.  Long breaks are documented by test administrators, so do not take more than 5 to 10 minutes.

How do I pass the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Writing test?

To pass the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Writing Subtest (092), you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know. Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.

How long will the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) exam take me?

The full test is 4 hours, but expect to be at the testing site longer. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment time to get checked in.

What should expect when arriving to the testing site for the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) exam?

On test day be sure to arrive early and bring any required identification. Visit the Pearson website to learn more about what to expect on test day!

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