Presentation on theme: " Results answer three important questions: ◦ Where do I stand right now? ◦ What are my plans and goals after high school? ◦ Am I on track for college?"— Presentation transcript:
Results answer three important questions: ◦ Where do I stand right now? ◦ What are my plans and goals after high school? ◦ Am I on track for college? ◦ Page 3 – What do scores mean? 1-25 (scale score) Composite = average of English, Math, Reading, and Science English sub-scores 1-12 Usage/Mechanics and Rhetorical Skills
Shows how you did compared to others who took the EXPLORE test EXAMPLE: ◦ If you scored in the 56 th percentile (56%) you scored higher or the same as 56 percent of students across the country who took the test.
Your EXPLORE score range can be used to estimate your PLAN score range ◦ Your PLAN score range cannot be used to estimate your ACT range ◦ You are very likely in 10 th grade to score in the range given to you on your PLAN test.
Box in bottom left corner – course plans compared to CORE requirements ◦ Use this to plan your high school courses Plans for after high school – box in bottom middle ◦ What you selected as your plans during the beginning of the EXPLORE test ◦ Undecided is okay ◦ Invalid Response is okay – just look to interest inventory results Reported Needs Box ◦ Shows your choices for extra help College Readiness – Far right box ◦ Benchmark scores for college-prep English – 15 Math - 19 Reading – 17 Science - 21
Turn to back of results folder Step 1: World of Work ◦ Divides work into areas of interest Step 2 : Your Interests ◦ Shaded area shows the combination of your Career Area choice and the results of your Interest Survey Step 3: Exploring Career Options ◦ Visit www.explorestudent.orgwww.explorestudent.org ◦ Choose 2 career options in the shaded area that might be of interest to you **What if I don’t like my results?**
Open your folder so that the inside is showing Answers with Workbook – take time to look over your answers and work Beside your answers in the purple shaded area you are given tips for improvement in each section
At the bottom of page 11 you are given requirements for career options ◦ Use the career area letters on the back of your results folder to match your course requirements with your selected careers Use pages 12 – 13 to help plan your high school courses for the Spring registration Example is given on Page 14
Our school was above average in four sections compared to the national score, including composite score… Great job!! Science was the highest average score with 17.1 – AWESOME! Most chosen answer for help needed – STUDY SKILLS ◦ Due to the high influx of this answer we will incorporate this topic into one of our guidance lessons when we see you after Christmas break. Thank you for your hard work – it paid off!!
If you have any further questions or concerns please let your teacher know so Ms. Ward or Ms. Jackson can see you. Teachers, if you have any questions please feel free to email us or stop by the counseling office. GO PIRATES!
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