Sample test items and practice tests

Both sample items and practice tests allow students to view and answer test questions that are like those that could appear on state tests. Teachers and parents also may use related resources to help their students know what to expect. 

Log into the Student Practice Site 

  • Visit the Students and Families section of the test portal
  • Click on the "Student Practice Site" button to enter the practice site.
  • “Guest Session” will appear; you do not need to enter information here.
  • Select “sign in.”
  • Select a grade level, then click on “yes.”
  • Select a specific test or sample item. 

Support Resources  

GENERAL RESOURCES

See the Student Practice Resources on the test portal and the Student Tutorials and Tools folder to view:

  • Practice Test Guidance Document

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

See the Student Practice Resources on the test portal and the English language arts folder for:

  • Writing Rubrics – Each of these scoring guideline sets describes the score point characteristics across three areas.
    • Grades 3-5 informative/explanatory writing;
    • Grades 3-5 opinion writing;
    • Grades 6-12 informative/explanatory writing; and
    • Grades 6-12 argumentation writing.  
  • Practice Test Scoring Guides;
  • Item Release Scoring Guides; and
  • Sample Test Scoring Guides.

 

MATHEMATICS

See the Student Practice Resources on the test portal and the Mathematics folder for:

  • Release Item Scoring Guidance;
  • Interactive Equation Tutorial;
  • Practice Test Scoring Guides;
  • Desmos Calculators;
  • Item Release Scoring Guides;
  • Crosswalks;
  • Math Calculator Policy;
  • Guidance for Math Grids on paper-based tests; and
  • Reference sheets.


SCIENCE 

See the Student Practice Resources on the test portal and the Science folder for:

  • Science Calculator Policy;
  • Practice Test Scoring Guides;
  • Item Release Tests Scoring Guides;
  • Crosswalk; and
  • Science Tools.


SOCIAL STUDIES

See the Student Practice Resources on the test portal and the Social Studies folder for:

  • Practice Test Scoring Guides; and
  • Item Release Tests Scoring Guides.

Last Modified: 4/16/2020 1:54:07 PM