I took a quick look at the practice tests, and they are READING tests: just multiple-choice and drag-and-drop questions about literary and informational texts. No writing. My first impression was that there seem to be more questions about inferring main idea and author’s purpose than we’ve seen on the practice tests for the impending March Performance-Based Assessments (PBAs). But I could be wrong.
In a few weeks, I will post some more detailed thoughts and observations.
For the curious, here is the link (Look for “EOY” tests):