7th Grade Testing Information

Grade 7 English Language Arts Standards Coverage Reading, Language, and Listening Component

Reporting Category Genre Standards Percentage of Test
Key Ideas and Details

Students read closely to understand information. They cite textual evidence to support inferences/conclusions. They analyze development and interaction of central ideas, themes, individuals, events, or supporting ideas. They summarize key concepts.




LAFS.7.RL.1.1  LAFS.7.RL.1.2


LAFS.7.RI.1.1   LAFS.7.RI.1.2


15 – 25%
Craft and Structure

Students interpret connotative and figurative meanings of words/phrases. They analyze how word choice affects meaning/ tone and how text structures impact the text. They determine the effects of point of view or purpose.






LAFS.7.RL.2.4  LAFS.7.L.3.4

LAFS.7.L.3.5    LAFS.7.RL.2.5


LAFS.7.RI.2.4  LAFS.7.L.3.4 LAFS.7.L.3.5    LAFS.7.RI.2.5 LAFS.7.RI.2.6
25 – 35%
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Students integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media formats. They evaluate arguments for claims, validity, relevance, and sufficient evidence. They analyze treatment of similar themes or topics.





LAFS.7.RL.3.7 LAFS.7.SL.1.2 LAFS.7.RL.3.9
LAFS.7.RI.3.7 LAFS.7.SL.1.2 LAFS.7.SL.1.3 LAFS.7.RI.3.8 LAFS.7.RI.3.9
20 – 30%
Language and Editing

Students demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

15 – 25%

For ELA Strand specific explanations please download the LAFS Grade 7 Standards.

7th Grade FSA ELA Standards


Grade 7 Mathematics Standards Coverage

Reporting Category Standard Percentage of Test
Ratio and Proportional Relationships

Students analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

MAFS.7.RP.1.1    MAFS.7.RP.1.2   MAFS.7.RP.1.3 25%
Expressions and Equations

Students use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. They solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.

MAFS.7.EE.1.1    MAFS.7.EE.1.2   MAFS.7.EE.2.3



Students draw, construct, and describe geometrical figures and describe the relationships between them. They solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume.

MAFS.7.G.1.1      MAFS.7.G.1.2     MAFS.7.G.1.3

MAFS.7.G.2.4      MAFS.7.G.2.5     MAFS.7.G.2.6

Statistics and Probability

Students use random sampling to draw inferences about a population. They draw informal comparative inferences about two populations. They investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models.

MAFS.7.SP.1.2    Also Assesses MAFS.7.SP.1.1

MAFS.7.SP.2.4    Also Assesses MAFS.7.SP.2.3

MAFS.7.SP.3.5    MAFS.7.SP.3.6

MAFS.7.SP.3.7    Also Assesses MAFS.7.SP.3.8

The Number System

Students apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions to add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers.

MAFS.7.NS.1.1   MAFS.7.NS.1.2    MAFS.7.NS.1.3 15%

For Math Strand specific explanations please download the Math Grade 7 Standards.

7th Grade FSA Math Standards