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Smarter Balanced Practice Tests (Grades 3rd - 5th)

posted Sep 17, 2013, 10:52 AM by communications@moffettpta.org   [ updated Jun 9, 2014, 2:26 PM ]
Moffett Families,
Smarter Balanced Assessment
What is it???
  • It is the system of academic tests that will replace the STAR tests in English-language arts and math beginning in the 2014 -2015 school year.
  • These test are based on the Common Core State Standards.
What has changed?
  • The test will generally be taking on the computer, in a digital format.
What do I need to do?
  • Look at the Practice test available on-line http://www.smarterbalanced.org
  • Practice tests are available for grades 3rd through 8th.
  • Explore the Practice Tests with your child and discuss them with each other
  • The answer key is not currently available, but should be available this summer
(For more information, download the letter from Mr. A attached below.)
Sep 17, 2013, 10:54 AM