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Parent Information Meeting September 22, 2014. Benefits of ACT Aspire Early High School Spot Gaps in Student Achievement Identify Students in Need of.

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1 Parent Information Meeting September 22, 2014

2 Benefits of ACT Aspire Early High School Spot Gaps in Student Achievement Identify Students in Need of Intervent ion Find Students in Need of Academic Challenges Track College and Career Readiness Map Student Growth Over Time

3 What are the ACT High School Assessments? 9 th grade students will take the ACT Aspire Early High School assessment in the Fall and Spring assesses student readiness in English, mathemathics, reading, science and writing. 10 th grade students will the take the ACT Aspire Early High School assessment in the Spring. 11 th grade students will take the ACT Plus Writing and ACT WorkKeys Assessment System in the Spring.

4 ACT High School Assessments GradeAssessmentCalendar 9ACT Aspire Early High School October April 27 – May 22 10ACT Aspire Early High School April 27 – May 22 11The ACT Plus WritingMarch 3 Makeup: March 17 11ACT WorkKeysMarch 4, 2015 Makeup: March 18

5 ACT Aspire: Grades 9-10 Timing (Minutes/Assessment) ENGLISHWRITINGREADINGMATHSCIENCE minutes total Computer based and modular in design Does not have to be given in one sitting 3 week window in Fall 4 week window in Spring

6 ACT Aspire Exemplars Answer document can be downloaded. SubjectUsernamePassword Englishenglishactaspire Readingreadingactaspire Mathmathactaspire Sciencescienceactaspire Writing 9writing9actaspire

7 ALL 9 th grade students at Wausau East will take the ACT Aspire the week of October 6 th. They will use computers.

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10 Parents and Guardians! If you were unable to attend the 9/22/14 informational meeting – and you have any questions – please do not hesitate to contact Brad Peck at Also, meeting handouts are available in the school’s main office. Thank You!


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