Questions on the Reading and Writing section represent one of four content domains, shown in the table below. Questions that test similar skills and knowledge are grouped together and arranged from easiest to hardest.
|Content Domain||Skill/Knowledge Testing Points||Operational Question Distribution|
|Craft and Structure||
|Information and Ideas||
|Standard English Conventions||
|Expression of Ideas||
The first two domains—Craft and Structure and Information and Ideas—primarily address reading-related skills and knowledge, while the second two domains—Standard English Conventions and Expression of Ideas—primarily address writing-related skills and knowledge.