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General

Resource Description

These teacher guides provide information about the Science MCA-III Item Samplers including item answer keys and benchmark alignments. The teacher guides can be used in conjunction with the online and large print item samplers.

These teacher guides provide information about the Mathematics and Reading MCA-Modified Item Samplers including item answer keys and benchmark alignments. The teacher guides can be used in conjunction with the online and large print item samplers.

Use this order form to request Braille item samplers. The following Braille item samplers are available at this time:

  • Reading GRAD
  • Mathematics GRAD
  • Written Composition GRAD
  • Reading MCA
  • Reading MCA-Modified
  • Mathematics MCA (including Grade 11)
  • Mathematics MCA-Modified (including Grade 11)
  • Science MCA

 

Last updated March 2014.

Online Item Samplers

Resource Description

The system is closed. Last modified 8/15/14.

GRAD

Resource Description

These documents provide sample questions for the Reading GRAD.  These item samplers are designed to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the GRAD.

These documents provide sample questions for the Mathematics GRAD.  These item samplers are designed to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the GRAD.

These documents provide a sample prompt, information about the Written Composition GRAD, rubrics and sample student responses for each score point level.

MCA

Resource Description

MDE has designed MCA item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA.

MDE has designed MCA item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA.

MDE has designed MCA item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA.

MCA-Modified

Resource Description

MDE has designed MCA-Modified item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA-Modified.

MDE has designed MCA-Modified item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA-Modified.

MTAS

Resource Description

MDE has designed MTAS item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MTAS.

MDE has designed MTAS item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MTAS.

MDE has designed MTAS item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MTAS.