Essay Test

Summative Assessment

Category #1: Explore, Discover & Argue

Click here to find the rubric for essay tests.

In your essay test response, you will have access to your personal, original and authentic reader's response as recorded in your Reader's & Writer's Notebook. You will also have access to the text you have read.

An essay test response is the only timed response you will encounter inside the curriculum with the exception of the semester final exams. You usually have two class periods to complete your response.

The following resources can help you prepare for your essay test response: