New York State Testing Program
Grade 4 English Language Arts
Operational Test, February 2000
Learning Standard/Subskill Classification

ITEM #

NY STATE
LEARNING STANDARD

SUBSKILL

1 2 Use graphics to interpret story events
2 2 Understand story events
3 2 Draw conclusions about characters/theme
4 2 Draw conclusions about characters
5 2 Draw conclusions about characters
6 2 Make predictions
7 1 Use vocabulary strategies
8 1 Identify main idea
9 1 Draw conclusions
10 1 Use strategies to construct meaning
11 1 Identify supporting details
12 3 Use critical analysis to identify point of view
13 2 Use key vocabulary to interpret text
14 2 Draw conclusions about characters
15 2 Use figurative language to interpret text
16 3 Use critical analysis to evaluate ideas based on prior knowledge/personal experience
17 3 Use critical analysis to evaluate ideas based on prior knowledge/personal experience
18 2 Understand features that distinguish genres
19 1 Identify main idea
20 1 Use graphics to interpret text
21 1 Identify supporting details
22 1 Use graphics to interpret text
23 1 Draw conclusions
24 1 Identify main idea
25 1 Draw conclusions
26 1 Use strategies to construct meaning
27 1 Use vocabulary strategies
28 1 Use vocabulary strategies