Sample Test Questions
Test questions range from traditional multiple-choice to interactive ones that ask your child to explain his or her reasoning.
David has 16 pennies in one jar and 94 pennies in another jar.
He uses some of the pennies to buy a pencil that costs 25 cents. What is the total number of pennies David has left after he buys the pencil? Show your work.
Answer: 85 pennies
*Example elementary school question
English Language Arts
Your child reads a passage about Celtic history.
Summarize the author’s message about the Celtic people’s legacy.
Use evidence from the text to support your answer.
*Example middle school question
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