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  • Mathematics Knowledge and Skills
    Mathematics Test Specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be tested on the OAKS Mathematics Assessment.
  • Reading and Literature
    Reading and Literature Test Specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be tested on the OAKS Reading and Literature Assessment.
  • Social Sciences
    Social Sciences Test Specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be tested on the OAKS Social Sciences Assessment.
    • Benchmark 2/Grade 5 PDF  06/13/2012 (9.07 MB)
      Social Sciences Test Specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be tested on the OAKS Social Sciences Assessment.
    • Benchmark 3/Grade 8 PDF  06/13/2012 (11.02 MB)
      Social Sciences Test Specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be tested on the OAKS Social Sciences Assessment.
    • High School PDF  06/13/2012 (6.33 MB)

  • Writing
    During the 2011 session the Oregon legislature voted to suspend the Writing Performance Assessment at grades 4 and 7. Only students currently enrolled in grade 11 who have not yet met or exceeded the writing standard may take the Writing Assessment during the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 school years.

    For more information on how students can use local performance assessments to demonstrate proficiency in the Essential Skill of Writing please visit: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=2042

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    Assessment - Manager, Test Design & Implementation

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