What Teacher's Directions Do I Use for My School's Field Test?

Attached is a report from the Office of State Assessment that includes the specific type of ELA field test that a school will be administering this spring. Schools can use this report to identify the Teacher's Directions version to prepare for ELA field testing. Questar is shipping a print copy of the specific Teacher's Directions to each school. 

MC = Multiple Choice or “Reading”
CR2 = 2pt Constructed Response or “Short Response”
CR4 = 2pt and 4pt Constructed Response or “Short and Extended Response”

ELA Field Test Type  Type of Questions Label in Teacher's Directions Direct Link to Teacher's Directions
MC Multiple Choice Reading* http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/fieldtest/ei/computer/td-ela-g38-cbt-rmc17.pdf
CR2 2pt Constructed Response Short Response Writing http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/fieldtest/ei/computer/td-ela-g38-cbt-srw17.pdf
CR4

2pt Constructed Response and 4pt Constructed Response

 

Short and Extended Response Writing http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/fieldtest/ei/computer/td-ela-g38-cbt-serw17.pdf

*There are no multiple choice ELA field tests for Grades 3 and 4. Multiple choice ELA field tests are only for Grades 5-8. 

This information is available from the Office of State Assessment's Field Test page: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/fieldtest/