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, or performance task rubrics when you administer the summative assessments.
If you are a test administrator or test examiner, access the online Practice and Training Site for test administrators and test examiners.
If you are a student, access the Practice and Training Tests for the online tests.
Manuals and User Guides
|Practice and Training Test User Guide||The Practice and Training Test User Guide provides instructions on accessing and using the Smarter Balanced practice and training tests.|
|Training Test Directions for Administration (DFA) for the California Alternate Assessments (CAA)||The CAA Training Test DFA provides an overview of the CAAs and instructions to use when administering the training tests for the CAAs for English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics.|
CAA Practice Test DFA—Grade 3
CAA Practice Test DFA—Grade 4
CAA Practice Test DFA—Grade 5
CAA Practice Test DFA—Grade 6
CAA Practice Test DFA—Grade 7
CAA Practice Test DFA—Grade 8
CAA Practice Test DFA—Grade 11
|A CAA Practice Test DFA provides an overview of the CAAs and instructions to use when administering the grade-level practice tests for the CAAs for ELA and mathematics.|
Select a grade level to see the grade-specific scoring guides for individual download, and check the "Show all scoring guides" box to see all the scoring guides; or download the .zip file (28Mb) that contains all the scoring guides.