Presentation on theme: "NCEXTEND1 High School Reading 2007-2008. What Does it Look Like? Something like this... NCEXTEND1 2007-2008 Student Test BOOKLET Picture/Symbol Text Cards."— Presentation transcript:
What Does it Look Like? Something like this... NCEXTEND1 2007-2008 Student Test BOOKLET Picture/Symbol Text Cards Manipulatives
How Does it Work? Assessor reads test item script to student Assessor presents materials/manipulatives Student responds to item or question Assessor 1 and Assessor 2 record student score
Student Items All items are based on the NC Standard Course of Study Extended Content Standards by grade level. All items are one-step questions that are scored as either correct or incorrect. Item sets will include Easy Items Medium Items Hard Items Most materials will be supplied by NCDPI
High School Reading There are a total of 15 reading items per grade. Each student is administered all 15 items.
Sample High School Reading Selection This is David. David lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. This is Nigel. Nigel lives in London, England.
Sample High School Reading Selection David and Nigel are best friends. Nigel sent David a picture of money in England.
Sample High School Reading Selection It has a picture of a Queen on it. She has a crown on her head. This made David smile.
Sample High School Reading Item Assessment materials: Card A: Picture of English money Card B: Picture of a cube Card C: Picture of a soccer ball
Sample High School Reading Item Directions: Present Card A, then Card B, then Card C. Say: What did Nigel send David? Show me what Nigel sent David.
Sample High School Reading Item Assessment Material: Card A: picture of Nigel Card B: picture of Mary Card C: Picture of Sam
Sample High School Reading Item Directions: Present Card A, then Card B, then Card C. Identify each picture as it is shown. Say: This says Nigel. This says Mary. This says Sam. Say: Which one is Davids friend? Show me Davids friend.
NCEXTEND1 Eligibility Criteria To determine student participation in the NCEXTEND1, the following eligibility criteria must be met: The NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessment is designed for students with disabilities who: Have a current IEP; Are enrolled in grades 3–8 or 10 according to the Student Information Management System (e.g., SIMS/NCWISE); Are instructed in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Extended Content Standards in ALL assessed content areas; and Have a SIGNIFICANT COGNITIVE DISABILITY (i.e., exhibit severe and pervasive delays in ALL areas of conceptual, linguistic and academic development and also in adaptive behavior areas, such as communication, daily living skills and self-care).
NCEXTEND1 Eligibility Criteria (continued) The vast majority of students with disabilities do not have a significant cognitive disability. The NCEXTEND1 is NOT appropriate for students who: are being instructed in ANY OR ALL of the general grade-level content standards of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study; demonstrate delays only in academic achievement; demonstrate delays due primarily to behavioral issues; demonstrate delays only in selected areas of academic achievement; or if in high school, are pursuing a North Carolina high school diploma (including students enrolled in the Occupational Course of Study). The NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessment is designed for students who have a severe intellectual disability; it is NOT designed for students who have a specific learning disability.
NCEXTEND1 Eligibility Criteria (Continued) The eligibility criteria for NCEXTEND1 are available for download at the following address: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/accountability/ policyoperations/ncextend1/ncextend1eligibilitycri teria20071212.pdf