New Jersey Department of Education

NJSLA-ELA Grade 8 Blueprints

The New Jersey Student Learning Assessments English Language Arts (NJSLA-ELA) blueprints define the total number of tasks and points for any given grade or course assessment.

Item-Type Acronyms

  • EBSR: Evidence-Based Selected Response
  • TECR: Technology-Enhanced Constructed Response
  • PCR: Prose Constructed Response

Districts that have been selected for field testing will have an additional ELA unit embedded in the assessment.

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