Many of us are trying to find resources to prepare our students for the PARCC or the state test in our state. Here are some resources I have found.
Multiple Types of Questions
Response to Literature http://www.emcp.com/product_catalog/resourcefile.php?ID=645
Paired Fiction/Nonfiction Readings http://teacher.depaul.edu/Skill-Focused-Readings/PairedNonfictionandFictionReadings.htm
FCAT (Florida) Released Items with Selected Response, Constructed Response, and Extended Response Questions–Grades 4, 8, and 10 http://fcit.usf.edu/express/
SELECTED RESPONSE QUESTIONS
Texts with Sample Questions -6th Grade ttp://www.baschools.org/pages/uploaded_files/6th%20Grade%20Reading%20Practice%201-2.pdf
CONSTRUCTED RESPONSE QUESTIONS
PARCC has posted field test tests. http://practice.parcc.testnav.com/#
Sample Questions with Texts and Responses-Change the grade level to access other grade levels. Also, if you print one of the stories, you may have to print landscape to get a complete text.
- 6th Grade Reading http://mdk12.org/assessments/k_8/items/cr_grade6_reading.html
- 7th Grade Reading http://mdk12.org/assessments/k_8/items/cr_grade7_reading.html
Sample Test Questions from NY-There are other grade levels as well as math sample questions on the webpage.
- ela-grade-5-sample-questions NY
- ela-grade-6-sample-questions NY
- ela-grade-7-sample-questions NY
- ela-grade-8-sample-questions NY
NECAP Released Items (Science, Reading, Writing, Math–multiple Grades and multiple Years) http://www.ride.ri.gov/InstructionAssessment/Assessment/NECAPAssessment/NECAPReleasedItems.aspx
Louisiana’s Released Items–The samples don’t have many questions, but there are quality texts included on the language arts examples. http://www.louisianabelieves.com/assessment/parcc/2014-2015-sample-test-questions
EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTIONS