Presentation on theme: "7 th Grade Civics Training Review Florida Statue 1008.22 Discuss the Florida Civics EOC Review the Standards – CPALMS and NGSSS Discuss the Civics Benchmark."— Presentation transcript:
7 th Grade Civics Training Review Florida Statue 1008.22 Discuss the Florida Civics EOC Review the Standards – CPALMS and NGSSS Discuss the Civics Benchmark Tests Review the Proposed Pacing Guide and Curriculum Map
Florida Statute 1008.22 During the 2012-2013 school year, an end-of-course assessment in civics education shall be administered as a field test at the middle school level. During the 2013- 2014 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 2014-2015 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. (2013)(2012)
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 grade Standards will be set with the 2015 Civics EOC test.
Civics EOC – 2014 Students 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 52-56 questions. Appendix D-1
http://www.cpalms.org/Standards/FLStandardSearch.aspx CPALMS Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications
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.2.3 Experience the responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, or federal levels. – SS.7.C.2.6 Simulate the trial process and the role of juries in the administration of justice. – SS.7.C.2.7 Conduct a mock election to demonstrate the voting process and its impact on a school, community, or local level. – SS.7.C.2.14 Conduct a service project to further the public good. – SS.7.C.3.9 Illustrate the lawmaking process at the local, state, and federal levels.
Appendix B: Content Assessed by Civics End of Course Assessment
District Civics Benchmark Tests Three benchmark tests were created and will be administered this year. Each test has 47 questions Most students should be able to finish in one class period. Each benchmark is covered at least once on each of the three test.