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2012 -2013 Subject Specific Assessment Updates

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 PDF

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  • 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.
  • Assessment/Testing  
    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)  External Link 
    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.
  • Writing Resources  

  • Ken Hermens Email    (503) 947-5830
    Assessment - Specialist, English Language Arts

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