Smarter Balanced Assessment

2020-2021 CAASPP Testing TBA

2020-2021 Interim Testing 10/13 ELA, 10/14 Math
& February TBA
2020 Smarter Balanced Practice Tests (Cancelled for 2020. Students will continue to have access)
**(Scroll down for Test Released Scoring Link)

Parents as Instructors and Students
Grades 3-8 Instructions to Practice Tests

1. Close all apps on the iPad

2. Click the "Air Secure Browser"

3. Leave Guest Use and Guest Session "ON"

4. Click on the left bottom "Go to the Operational Test"

5. Select a grade

6. Select "Practice Test" (Teacher will have the answer keys to this test.

7. Parents as instructors use another computer with the answers using this link: Scoring Guides Click here: Answers, Scoring Guide

8. Work together to understand navigation, how questions are asked on state testing, process of elimination help, and finally watch all the videos to understand the tool tips.

2020 TOOL TIPS for all CAASPP State Tests:

Line Reader video: https://youtu.be/hiqiIcS0kfc

Keyboard video: https://youtu.be/JOGWMAkGlrc

Highlighter video: https://youtu.be/JVArrw0Nzfc

Notes video: https://youtu.be/N_9iLZv2drg

Expandable Passages video: https://youtu.be/Ai2yInbQVqc

Spellcheck video: https://youtu.be/E72EqVsQxJE

Thesaurus video: https://youtu.be/nxJl_3Z9tjw

English Glossary video: https://youtu.be/0eZHExoMJ1I

Calculator Video, gr. 6-8 and gr 5 for science: https://youtu.be/bCbqGa2Gq3M

Mark for Review Video: https://youtu.be/kpnKGHhleeI

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**Practice Test 2019
The Smarter Balanced Practice Tests provide an early look at sets of assessment questions aligned to the Common Core for grades 3-8 and 11 in both English language arts/literacy and mathematics.
Take the Practice Test
Click Here:Test Released Questions
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IMPORTANT! Video to SHOW students SBAC computer navigation:
Click the Universal Tools link and learn...
Let's Talk Universal Tools [14:07 runtime

Scoring Guides Click here: Answers, Scoring Guide