Verbal Reasoning: The ability to analyze information and draw logical inferences, to recognize analogical verbal relationships, and to generalize verbal categorical attributes.
Auditory Comprehension: Prereading vocabulary and comprehension of orally presented material, understanding of stated information, the ability to determine the gist of short passages, and the ability to infer information based on these passages.
Vocabulary: Recognition and understanding of a wide range of grade-appropriate vocabulary and use of context clues to determine meaning.
Reading Comprehension: Comprehension of written material, including recall of information, identifying of main ideas, and hypothesizing using information from passages.
Writing Mechanics: Understanding of spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and usage conventions.
Writing Concepts and Skills: Understanding of the components of effective written composition.
Mathematics: Conceptual understanding of mathematics, application of mathematical knowledge to solve problems, and the ability to compute or estimate solutions.
Quantitative Reasoning: The ability to analyze mathematical concepts and principles, to make generalizations, and to compare quantities mathematically.
Algebra I: Skills typically taught in Algebra I with emphasis on problem-solving and operations with variables, equations, and algebraic geometry.
Science: Understanding scientific process skills, energy, forces and motion, space systems, physical and chemical properties, the living environment and the living organism.
Word Analysis: The ability to recognize and decode words, understanding of basic structural elements of the English Language.