California Dept. of Education CAHSEE Resources
This table provides a list of each exam topic with sample questions and answers.
CASHEE Topic 
eTAP Lesson 
Math


Scientific notation

Scientific Notation 
Rational numbers

Rational Numbers 
Convert fractions to decimals


Percentage calculations


Solve problems involving discounts, markups, commissions


Multiply and divide expressions involving exponents with a common base.


Add and subtract fractions


Multiply, divide and simplify rational numbers by using exponent rules


Raising to a power and square roots


Absolute value


Measuring and Geometry 

Compare weights, capacities, geometric measures, times, and temperatures within and between measurement systems


Read drawings


Use measures expressed as rates (speed, density)


Use formulas to find perimeter, area


Estimate and compute area of complex 2 and 3 dimensional figures


Compute perimeter, surface area, and volume


Relate the changes in measurement with a change of scale to the units used and to conversions between units

Measurement Conversions 
Coordinate graphs


Pythagorean Theorem


Congruent Figures


Algebra and Functions 

Write an equation, a systems of equations or inequality

Changing Words into Math

Order of operations


Represent quantitative relationships


Positive whole number powers


Multiply and divide monomials


Graph functions in the form of y=nx^{2} and y=nx^{3}


Graph linear functions using slope


Plotting values of quantities


Solve two steps linear equations


Multistep problems


Algebra I. 

Taking the opposite, finding the reciprocal, taking a root


Solve equations and inequalities with absolute values


Simplify expressions before solving linear equations


Solve multistep problems, including word problems


Graph linear equations and compute x and y intercepts 

Verify that a point lies on a line


Parallel lines


Solve system of equations 

Add, subtract, multiply and divide monomials and polynomials.

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 
Use algebra to solve problems


Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability 

Mean, median, and mode


Claims based on statistical data


Possible outcomes for compound events


Represent probabilities as ratios, proportions, decimals between 0 and 1.


Independent and dependent events


Know various forms of display for data sets


Represent two numerical variables on a scatter plot


Language ArtsWord Analysis 

Vocabulary


Imagery


Discovering meaning


Reading Comprehension 

Main Idea


Author's Purpose and Tone


Building Everyday Skills


Literary Response and Analysis 

Fiction, Relationships, and Characters

Characters Traits 
Poetry and Theme


Writing Strategies 

Finding and Correcting Errors


Choosing Better Words and Phrases


Main Idea


Synthesize Information

Suitable Research Methods 
Revise Writing


Writing Conventions 

Tense, Placement and Punctuation


Proper Case and Rules to Remember


Proper English Usage and Grammar


Writing Applications 

Biographical Essays


Response to Literature


Exposition

Write Expository Compositions 
Persuasive Essays


Business Letters

Technical Documents
