CBEST Writing Practice Test

The CBEST Writing Test consists of two essay questions. One of them asks you to analyze a statement and the other one asks you to write about a personal experience. The test measures your ability to write effectively, which is an important skill needed for California educators. To prepare for your CBEST essays, read our writing guide and then try our free practice questions. After completing your responses you should review our sample essays to see what a high-scoring essay looks like.