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Assessment Resources

AISD Assessment Webpage
This site contains links to many assessment resources.
Smarter Balanced Assessment Constorium
This site has some sample questions based upon the common core standards.
Massachusetts Released Test Items
The above sites have links to released test items.
Illinois State Board of Education
Illinois has adopted the new Common Core Standards just like Kentucky.  Their state assessment is called ISAT.  ISAT is modeled from the Stanford Achievement Test and developed by Pearson.  This is the same model and company Kentucky is using to develop our state assessment.  The site is very busy, but full of great resources.  However, if you follow these step you will find several resources to address Reading and Math in grades 3-8.
Click on announcements.  It will drop down to additional information.
Go to the second bullet and click on 2011 Sample books and/or interactive ISAT Samples for test preparation.
You will find sample questions students can actually complete on-line, use during instruction, and/or practice sessions.  Math and ELA sample question books are available for grades 3-8 and old sample books back to 2008.  A few of the sample questions will look familiar.  These are the same sample questions Kentucky has released.  Some of the samples also included constructed response type questions.
Follow this link to access ISAT released items: http://www.isbe.net/assessment/htmls/sample_books.htm.
Test Prep
The sites above have sample assessments for grades K-6.
Tennessee Department of Education
This site provides sample test questions created by Pearson.
This website has examples of multiple choice and constructed response items.
Arizona Department of Education
This site provides pratice tests related to the common core standards.