• Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Resources

    CAASPP Test Operation Management System (TOMS)

     
     
     
     
     

    Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Video Series


    The interim assessment video series consists of five narrated presentation modules with embedded system demonstrations. Each module is 10 to 25 minutes in length. This video series complements the Interim Assessment User Guide External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF), which contains more detail for educators using the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments.

    Videos one through four in this series were updated in January 2018. Video five was updated in September 2017.

    Module 1: Introducing the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments

    This 10-minute module provides information on the value and usefulness of the interim assessments, the differences between and features of both types of interim assessments, student accessibility supports, and available online resources. Also covered are user roles, their access level, and security considerations.

    Module 2: Interim Assessment Viewing System

    This 9-minute module demonstrates logging into and navigating the Interim Assessment Viewing System and describes how the viewing system can be used by educators to prepare for the administration of interim assessments.

    Module 3: Interim Assessment Administration

    This 23-minute module demonstrates using the Test Administrator Interface to initiate a test session, approve students for testing, and monitor student status during testing. In addition, the use of the Test Operations Management System (TOMS) to manage student enrollment and accessibility supports and the important role of the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) are discussed.

    Module 4: Interim Assessment Hand Scoring

    This 21-minute module demonstrates how to use the Interim Assessment Hand Scoring System and the contents of the hand scoring training guides and exemplars. In addition, considerations for planning the hand scoring of interim assessment items and suggested uses for hand scoring training materials are discussed.

    Module 5: Interim Assessment Reporting System

    This 10-minute module demonstrates how to use the new Interim Assessment Reporting System and view detailed item-, student-, and group-level results.

     
     
    2019-20 Assessment Calendar Option B with Interim Assessment Block Schedule - This link includes the assessment calendar for K-8th Grade.  In addition, this link includes the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Block schedule for 3rd through 8th Grade.  Number of items, assessment targets, DOK Level, and standards are provided for each IAB.
     
    CAASPP Student Login Info Card Template (print out for new students, look up info using TOMS)
     

    1st and 2nd Trimester Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Blocks (IAB) (Click for printer friendly version)

    Grade

    ELA

    Math

    Grade 3

    ·        Block 4: Revision

    ·        Block 6: Editing

    ·        Block 7: Listen and Interpret

    ·        Block 8: Research

    ·        Operations and Algebraic Thinking

    ·        Number and Operations in Base Ten

    Grade 4

    ·        Block 4: Revision

    ·        Block 6: Editing

    ·        Block 7: Listen and Interpret

    ·        Block 8: Research

    ·        Operations and Algebraic Thinking

    ·        Number and Operations in Base Ten

    Grade 5

    ·        Block 4: Revision

    ·        Block 6: Editing

    ·        Block 7: Listen and Interpret

    ·        Block 8: Research

    ·        Operations and Algebraic Thinking

    ·        Number and Operations – Fractions

    ·        Number and Operations in Base Ten

    Grade 6

    ·        Block 4: Revision

    ·        Block 6: Editing

    ·        Block 7: Listen and Interpret

    ·        Block 8: Research

    ·        Ratio and Proportional Relationships

    ·        Expressions and Equations

    ·        The Number System

    Grade 7

    ·        Block 4: Revision

    ·        Block 6: Editing

    ·        Block 7: Listen and Interpret

    ·        Block 8: Research

    ·        Ratio and Proportional Relationships

    ·        Expressions and Equations

    ·        The Number System

    Grade 8

    ·        Edit/Revise (IAB)

    ·        Listen/Interpret (IAB)

    ·        Research (IAB)

    ·        Expressions & Equations I

    ·        Functions

     

    1st and 2nd Trimester Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Blocks (IAB)  OPTIONAL

    Grade

    ELA

    Math

    Grade 3

    ·        Block 5: Language and Vocabulary Use - OPTIONAL

    ·        Number and Operations – Fractions - OPTIONAL

    ·        Measurement and Data -OPTIONAL

    Grade 4

    ·        Block 5: Language and Vocabulary Use - Optional

    ·        Number and Operations – Fractions - Optional

    ·        Measurement and Data - Optional

    ·        Geometry - Optional

    Grade 5

    ·        Block 5: Language and Vocabulary Use - Optional

    ·        Measurement and Data - Optional

    ·        Geometry - Optional

    Grade 6

    ·        Block 5: Language and Vocabulary Use – Optional

    ·        Statistics and Probability - Optional

    ·        Geometry - Optional

    Grade 7

    ·        Block 5: Language and Vocabulary Use

    ·        Statistics and Probability

    ·        Geometry

    Grade 8

    ·        Performance Task

    ·        Expressions & Equations II (with Prob/Stat)*

    ·        Geometry

     
     
Last Modified on October 7, 2019