Test Administrator and Test Examiner Resources for the Online Practice and Training Tests

These resources support the online practice and training tests for Smarter Balanced and California Alternate Assessments (CAAs) only. Do not use any of these manuals, scoring guides, Classroom Activities, or performance task rubrics when you administer the summative assessments.

Manuals and User Guides

Resource Description
Classroom Activity Administration Guidelines

The Classroom Activity Administration Guidelines provide information to prepare for administering a Classroom Activity.

Training Test Directions for Administration (DFA) for the California Alternate Assessments The Training Test DFA provides an overview of the CAAs and instructions to use when administering the practice tests for the CAAs for English language arts and mathematics.

Classroom Activities

Grade Classroom Activity Content Area
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Scoring Guides

Grade 2015

3

Grade 3 Math

Grade 3 Math Performance Task

Grade 3 Math Braille

Grade 3 Math Braille Performance Task

Grade 3 ELA/Braille

Grade 3 ELA Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

4

Grade 4 Math

Grade 4 Math Braille

Grade 4 Math Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

Grade 4 ELA/Braille (Updated 4/07/15.)

Grade 4 ELA Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

5

Grade 5 Math

Grade 5 Math Performance Task

Grade 5 Math Braille

Grade 5 Math Braille Performance Task (Updated 3/30/15.)

Grade 5 ELA/Braille (Updated 4/07/15.)

Grade 5 ELA Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

6

Grade 6 Math (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 6 Math Braille (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 6 Math Performance Task

Grade 6 Math Braille Performance Task (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 6 ELA Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

Grade 6 ELA/Braille (Updated 9/17/15.)

7

Grade 7 Math (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 7 Math Performance Task/Braille Performance Task (Updated 11/05/15.)

Grade 7 Math Braille (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 7 ELA/Braille (Updated 4/07/15.)

Grade 7 ELA Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

8

Grade 8 Math (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 8 Math Performance Task

Grade 8 Math Braille (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 8 Math Braille Performance Task

Grade 8 ELA/Braille

Grade 8 ELA Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

11

Grade 11 Math (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 11 Math Performance Task

Grade 11 Math Braille (Updated 9/17/15.)

Grade 11 Math Braille Performance Task

Grade 11 ELA/Braille

Grade 11 ELA Performance Task/Braille Performance Task

Performance Task Writing Rubrics