Presentation on theme: "7th Grade Civics Training"— Presentation transcript:
1 7th Grade Civics Training Review Florida StatueDiscuss the Florida Civics EOCReview the StandardsCPALMS and NGSSSDiscuss the Civics Benchmark TestsReview the Proposed Pacing Guide and Curriculum Map
2 Florida Statute(2013)(2012)During the school year, an end-of-course assessment in civics education shall be administered as a field test at the middle school level. During the school year, each student’s performance on the statewide, standardized end-of-course assessment in civics education shall constitute 30 percent of the student’s final course grade.Beginning with the school year, a student must earn a passing score on the end-of-course assessment in civics education in order to pass the course and be promoted from the middle grades.Beginning with the school year, a student must earn a passing score on the end-of-course assessment in civics education in order to pass the course and be promoted from the middle grades.
3 Civics EOC - 2014 Testing Window - April 28 – May 9, 2014 The 2014 EOC will be a baseline administration and will constitute 30% of a student’s gradeStandards will be set with the 2015 Civics EOC test.Transition to Next Generation and Computer-Based Tests in Florida
4 Civics EOC – 2014Students without accommodations will be allowed 120 minutes to complete the EOC test.The test must be administered in one session.The Civics EOC will have an item range of between questions.Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item SpecificationsAppendix D-1
5 Next Generation Sunshine State Standards CPALMSNext Generation Sunshine State Standards
6 Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications
7 Civics Standards There are 40 Civics standards covered by the NGSSS. There are 5 standards not covered in the Civics EOC test.SS.7.C Experience the responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, or federallevels.SS.7.C Simulate the trial process and the role of juries in the administrationof justice.SS.7.C Conduct a mock election to demonstrate the voting process and itsimpact on a school, community, or local level.SS.7.C Conduct a service project to further the public good.SS.7.C Illustrate the lawmaking process at the local, state, and federal
8 Appendix B: Content Assessed by Civics End of Course Assessment
11 District Civics Benchmark Tests Three benchmark tests were created and will be administered this year.Each test has 47 questionsMost students should be able to finish in one class period.Each benchmark is covered at least once on each of the three test.
19 FLDOE Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications CPALMSFLDOE Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item SpecificationsTransition to Next Generation and Computer-Based Tests in FloridaOnline Sunshine (Florida Statutes )