Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Common Core | Multiple Choice and Open Ended ELA Questions


Common Core Aligned Test Questions | Multiple Choice and Open Ended Math and ELA Questions Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.


New Changes to the Common Core Test! The new Common Core test format, discussed June 24, 2011, will now contain two CCSS ELA aligned assessments per subject in the summative score. One of these exams would be computer-based online test and the other exam would be a combination of essays and performance tasks. Additionally, the two eliminated assessments would become optional components for states to include throughout the year to help improve instruction and provide feedback prior to the actual administering of the required examinations.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is creating standardized test aligned to the K-12 Common Core. The Common Core aligned assessments are in Math and English and will be implemented in 2013, These Common Core examinations will also coincide with the full range of the Common Core State Standards Initiative to make certain that standards are implemented in classrooms PARCC assessments are currently being developed and are on track to begin being administered during the 2014-2015 school year

Common Core Practice Test ELA

Grade 3 ELA CCSS ELA
Grade 4 ELA CCSS ELA
Grade 5 ELA CCSS ELA
Grade 6 ELA CCSS ELA
Grade 7 ELA CCSS ELA
Grade 8 ELA CCSS ELA
Common Core Practice Test Math  
 Grade 3 Math
Grade 4 Math
Grade 5 Math
Grade 6 Math
Grade 7 Math
Grade 8 Math 

 
ELA/Literacy Sample passages, items and rubrics
GR 3 PARCC ELA Item 1.pdf
GR 3 PARCC ELA Item 2.pdf
GR 6 PARCC ELA Item 1.pdf
GR 6 PARCC ELA Item 2.pdf
GR 6 PARCC ELA Item 3.pdf
GR 6 PARCC ELA Item 4.pdf
Gr 7 PARCC ELA Item 1.pdf
Gr 7 PARCC ELA Item 2.pdf
Gr 7 PARCC ELA Item 3.pdf



  • Grade 7 Prose Constructed Response from Research Simulation Task (Summary)

  • GR 10 PARCC ELA Item 1.pdf
    GR 10 PARCC ELA Item 2.pdf
    GR 10 PARCC ELA Item 3.pdf
    GR 10 PARCC ELA Item 4.pdf
    Mathematics sample items.
    PARCC Math Sample Problems_GR3_Frac-Num-LineV2.pdf
    PARCC Math Sample Problems_GR3FluencyV2.pdf
    PARCC Math Sample Problems_GR3_The Field_PartAV2.pdf


    PARCC Model Content Frameworks for Mathematics.

    Prototype Items
    PARCC Math Sample Problems_GR6_SliderV2.pdf

    PARCC Math Sample Problems_GR7_SpeedV2.pdf
    PARCC Math Sample Problems_HS-FunctionsV2.pdf
    PARCC Math Sample Problems_HS-QuadEquation.pdf
    PARCC Math Sample Problems_HS-SeeingStructureV2.pdf

    Generic Rubrics - ELA/Literacy



  • Grade 7 TECR from Research Simulation Task
  • Grade 7 Prose Constructed Response from Research Simulation Task (Analytical Essay)
  • Grade 6 (Slider Ruler)
  • Prototype Items
  • Speed
  • Prototype Items 


  • 1st Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
    GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
    RESEARCH PROCESS
    SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

    MATH:ALL DOMAINS
    COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
    GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
    NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
    PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
    PROBLEM SOLVING

    READING:ALL DOMAINS
    CRITICAL ANALYSIS
    READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
    READING FOR MEANING
    READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

    2nd Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
    PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
    GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
    RESEARCH PROCESS
    SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

    MATH:ALL DOMAINS
    COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
    GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
    NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
    PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
    PROBLEM SOLVING

    READING:ALL DOMAINS
    CRITICAL ANALYSIS
    READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
    READING FOR MEANING
    READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

    3rd Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
    PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
    GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
    RESEARCH PROCESS
    SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

    MATH:ALL DOMAINS
    COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
    GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
    NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
    PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
    PROBLEM SOLVING
    STATISTICS & PROBABILITY

    READING:ALL DOMAINS
    CRITICAL ANALYSIS
    READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
    READING FOR MEANING
    READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

    4th Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
    PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
    GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
    RESEARCH PROCESS
    SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

    MATH:ALL DOMAINS
    COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
    GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
    NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
    PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
    PROBLEM SOLVING

    READING:ALL DOMAINS
    CRITICAL ANALYSIS
    READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
    READING FOR MEANING
    READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT

    5th Grade LANGUAGE ARTS:ALL DOMAINS
    PARAGRAPH CONTENT & ORGANIZATION
    GRAMMAR & MECHANICS
    RESEARCH PROCESS
    SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION & REVISION

    MATH:ALL DOMAINS
    COMPUTATION & ESTIMATION
    GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
    NUMBER SENSE & NUMERATION
    PATTERNS & RELATIONSHIPS/ALGEBRA
    PROBLEM SOLVING
    STATISTICS & PROBABILITY

    READING:ALL DOMAINS
    CRITICAL ANALYSIS
    READING FOR LOCATING & RECALLING INFORMATION
    READING FOR MEANING
    READING FOR VOCABULARY IMPROVEMENT


    Common Core Aligned Sample Questions

    English Language Arts (ELA)

    Mathematics

    Grade 3 ELA PDF icon (626KB) Grade 3 Math PDF icon (420KB)
    Grade 4 ELA PDF icon (640KB) Grade 4 Math PDF icon (520KB)
    Grade 5 ELA PDF icon (663KB) Grade 5 Math PDF icon (440KB)
    Grade 6 ELA PDF icon (715KB) Grade 6 Math PDF icon (524KB)
    Grade 7 ELA PDF icon (633KB) Grade 7 Math PDF icon (542KB)
    Grade 8 ELA PDF icon (638KB) Grade 8 Math PDF icon (283KB)

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