REA’s NJ ASK5 Language Arts Literacy test prep helps you sharpen your skills and pass the exam!
All fifth grade students in New Jersey are required to pass the NJ ASK (Assessment of Skills and Knowledge) Grade 5 Language Arts Literacy assessment test. Fully aligned with the core curriculum standards of the NJ Department of Education, our test prep provides the up-to-date instruction and practice that fifth grade students need to improve their Language Arts skills and pass this important high-stakes exam.
The comprehensive review features student-friendly, easy-to-follow lessons and examples that reinforce the key concepts tested on the NJ ASK5 Language Arts Literacy exam, including: working with and interpreting text, recognizing central ideas or themes, analyzing and critiquing text, making judgments/drawing conclusions, and addressing writing prompts
Our focused lessons appeal to students at all learning levels. Each lesson explains NJ ASK language arts literacy concepts in a language suitable for the fifth grade level, while numerous reading passages and examples strengthen abilities. Color icons throughout the book highlight important questions and study tips.
The book includes two full-length practice tests with detailed explanations of answers that allow you to test your knowledge and focus on areas in need of improvement. Our test-taking tips and strategies give you added confidence and ease anxiety before the exam.
Whether used in a classroom, at home for self-study, or as a textbook supplement, New Jersey teachers, parents, and students will consider this book a "must-have" prep for the NJ ASK5 Language Arts Literacy exam.
About the AuthorDana Passananti
is a fifth grade teacher in her hometown of Westfield, N.J. She attended Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA, where she received her degree in Elementary Education and minored in English Studies. Dana has actively volunteered as an after-school tutor at a local Philadelphia city school. In her five years of teaching, she has taken her students on overnight camping trips, space flight simulations, and walking tours of New Jersey beaches.
Dana lives in Westfield, N.J., with her dog, Cody. She is extremely enthusiastic about having the opportunity to help students prepare for standardized testing through the use of this book. Karen Magliacano
teaches fourth grade at Demarest Elementary School in the Bloomfield, N.J., School District. Her previous teaching experience includes pre-school, kindergarten, and second grade. As a reading specialist, she has presented numerous workshops in her district pertaining to 6 Trait writing and reading strategies. Karen is the peer coach for her school, a position that gives her the opportunity to work with new teachers, observe lessons, model new instructional strategies, provide turnkey information from professional development training, and serve as the “go-to” person in her school.
Karen received her second master’s degree, in Educational Leadership, through the Fast Track Program at Montclair State University in August 2010. The degree led to a principal/supervisor certification.