Testing - Student Assessment
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Teaching and Learning
English Language Arts
Wednesday - May 22, 2013
OAKS Online and Writing Test Windows Now Closed
Wednesday - May 22, 2013
Smarter Balanced Selected to Replace OAKS Starting in 2015
Wednesday - May 8, 2013
OAKS Online and Writing Test Windows Close May 22, 2013
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NEW 2012 -2013 Subject Specific Assessment Updates
Welcome Back! The Office of Assessment and Information Systems (OAIS) have developed new Assessment Updates for the 2012-2013 school year. These one page handouts are available for English Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Sciences (ELPA will be posted later this school year). Information related to achievement standards (cut scores), test specifications and blueprints, OAKS online Sample Tests, Local Performance Tasks (Work Samples), Essential Skills, as well as web links to valuable subject specific resources that are available on the Oregon Department of Education Website.
ELA Update 2012-13
These standards define how well students must perform on state assessments leading to the high school diploma.
Content and Assessment Panels
English Language Arts Sample Tests
The Oregon Department of Education provides paper-pencil sample tests to demonstrate the types of reading selections and questions students at grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and high school might encounter on the Oregon Statewide Assessment administered each year.
A scoring guide is an assessment tool used to judge the quality of student performance in relation to content standards.
Writing State Tests
Writing Work Samples
Academic Content Standards
Academic Content Standards identify what Oregon students are expected to know and be able to do in the content areas of English language arts, mathematics, health, physical education, science, second language, social sciences, and the arts.
Achievement Standards Summary - All Subjects - 2011-12
3/29/2012 (180.03 KB)
This document shows the achievement standards (requirements to meet and exceed) for Oregon’s Assessments of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) by content area and grade or benchmark level.
This site contains information about the development, administration, and reports of the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS), along with materials such as sample tests and scored student work.
DISCS (Dynamic Interactive Scoring Calibration System)
Dynamic Interactive Scoring Calibration System is an online scoring guide training tool designed to aid educators in calibrating to the Oregon Official State Scoring Guides in the Essential Skills of Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.
Overview: Writing Assessments
1/12/2005 (18.14 KB)
Assessment and Accountability - Specialist, English Language Arts
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