Michigan State ASSESSMENTs for ELA

The State of Michigan has adopted the SAT and designed the M-STEP to assess students mastery of Michigan K-12 Standard for English Language Arts.  

The Redesigned SAT  

To help students prepare for our redesigned assessments, the College Board has designed sample questions to illustrate the key changes being made to the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT™ 10, and PSAT™ 8/9.

About the Redesigned SAT 

What's New? SAT Blueprint   

Scoring the Redesigned SAT   

Sample Tests 

Reading Sample Questions

Writing and Language Sample Questions

Essay Sample Questions    

The Full Essay Rubric  

SAT Resources

Khan Academy - Videos to support teaching students how to read literature, natural science, social science, and the humanities rhetorically. 

M-STEP Summative Assessment

The M-STEP will include our summative assessments designed to measure student growth effectively for today’s students. English language arts and mathematics will be assessed in grades 3–8, science in grades 4 and 7, and social studies in grades 5 and 8. 


Debra Reeves
Consultant, ELA
(734) 334-1420
Dr. Rosalyn Shahid
Consultant, ELA
(734) 334-1355
Colleen Whalen
Consultant, ELA
(734) 334-1485