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1 Common Core ELA /Math Testing and How it relates to Common Core The Common Core Standards have shifted which has resulted in a shift in the types of assessment questions Students need to try their best on these exams just as they would on anything else in school Testing is just one snapshot of student performance, assessment occurs daily Deeper Meaning is at the core of both assessments Students will be taking the assessments on a computer, at some point in the future

2 NYS Common Core Standards Shifts Impact NYS Assessments Common Core ImplementationCommon Core Assessments  Balancing Informational and Literary Text  Building Knowledge in the Disciplines  Staircase of Complexity  Text-based Answers  Writing from Sources  Academic Vocabulary  Focus  Coherence  Fluency  Deep Understanding  Applications  Dual Intensity 6 Shifts in Mathematics 1 & 2: Non-fiction Texts Authentic Texts 3: Higher Level of Text Complexity Paired Passages 4&5: Focus on command of evidence from text: rubrics and prompts 6:Academic Vocabulary 1:Intensive Focus 2:Linking Back 4, 5, 6:Mathematical Modeling 6 Shifts in ELA Literacy

3 Shifts in ELA/Literacy 3 Shift 1Balancing Informational & Literary Text Students read a true balance of informational and literary texts. Shift 2Knowledge in the DisciplinesStudents build knowledge about the world (domains/ content areas) through TEXT rather than the teacher or activities Shift 3Staircase of ComplexityStudents read the central, grade appropriate text around which instruction is centered. Teachers are patient, create more time and space and support in the curriculum for close reading. Shift 4Text-based AnswersStudents engage in rich and rigorous evidence based conversations about text. Shift 5Writing from SourcesWriting emphasizes use of evidence from sources to inform or make an argument. Text-based Shift 6Academic VocabularyStudents constantly build the transferable vocabulary they need to access grade level complex texts. This can be done effectively by spiraling like content in increasingly complex texts.

4 GRADE THREE SAMPLE QUESTION ELA Which detail from the story best shows why Maggie believes the otter trusts her? A) “Swiftly, a young brown otter swam toward the still figure on the edge of the cliff.”(paragraph 6) B) “Two otters wrestled, tumbling over and over.” (paragraph 8) C) “The otter was gone.” (paragraph 17) D) “And when he had eaten, he twisted in the water and chased his tail.” (paragraph 31)

5 EXTENDED RESPONSE WORTH 4 POINTS The author provides many details about how sea turtles are similar to and different from each other. How is a leatherback sea turtle similar to a green sea turtle? How are they different from each other? Use details from the passage to support your response. In your response, be sure to: explain how a leatherback sea turtle is similar to a green sea turtle explain how a leatherback sea turtle is different from a green sea turtle use details from the passage to support your response

6 Sample Grade 4 ELA questions Why is Pecos Bill’s conversation with the cowboys important to the story? It predicts the action in paragraph 4. It predicts the action in paragraph 5. It explains the choice in paragraph 10. It explains the choice in paragraph 11.

7 Fourth Grade Extended Response 4 Points How are the topics of “Call of the Wild” and “Elephants Don’t Wear Boots” similar? How are the topics of both articles different? Use details from both articles to support your response. In your response, be sure to explain how the topics of “Call of the Wild” and “Elephants Don’t Wear Boots” are similar explain how the topics of both articles are different use details from both articles to support your response

8 Sample Math 2010 (pre CCLS) Sample Math 2013 (post CCLS) Lisa collects baseball cards. She has 4,381 baseball cards in her collection. She sells 1,427 of her baseball cards. How many baseball cards does Lisa have left? Show your work. A group of 6 people at an elementary school gave a total of $1,890 to a town to fix up a playground. Each person gave the same amount. At a middle school, 5 people each gave $280 to the same town. How much more did each person at the elementary school give than each person at the middle school? Show your work. Sample Math Questions Grade 4

9 Sample Math Question Grade 3 The Rogers family drove a total of 482 miles, starting on Friday and ending on Sunday. They drove 138 miles on Friday and 225 miles on Saturday. How many miles did they drive on Sunday?

10 General Features of the Test The 2014 Grades 3–8 Common Core English Language Arts Tests consisted of three books that were administered over three days. Common Core English Language Arts Tests : ■ Grades 3 and 4 was allotted 70 minutes of testing time each day; and ■ Grades 5–8 was be allotted 90 minutes of testing time each day. The 2014 Grades 3–8 Common Core Mathematics Tests consisted of three books that were administered over three days. The testing times for the 2014 Grades 3–8 Common Core Mathematics Tests were as follows: ■ Grade 3 was allotted 60 minutes of testing time for Days 1 and 2, and 70 minutes of testing time for Day 3. ■ Grade 4 will be allotted 60 minutes of testing time for Days 1 and 2, and 90 minutes of testing time for Day 3. Day 1-MC, Day 2-MC and Extended Response, Day 3-Extended Response

11 Links to Parent Report and Parent Guide rts/ccela-14/ela-scorereport14-enw.pdf rts/ccela-14/ela-scorereport14-enw.pdf file:///C:/Users/RodriguezL.44I-BRS-401E- 1/Downloads/shifts-for-students-and-parents.pdf file:///C:/Users/RodriguezL.44I-BRS-401E- 1/Downloads/shifts-for-students-and-parents.pdf


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