This is a 6 page long/67 question English 9/10 pretest. It is designed to be an assessment of skills to be covered throughout the school year. Each question is aligned with a specific CCSS standard. The specific standard is noted on the answer key. The test covers writing organization, theses, plot structure, topic vs theme, academic vocab, claims, counterclaims, and evidence, fact vs opinion, phrases and clauses, reliable sources, plagiarism, logical reasoning and fallacies, who/which/whom/that, making inferences, parallel structure, roots and affixes, and a read and respond comprehension passage. An answer key is included. Estimated time to complete is 40 minutes.