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|
|CR2||2pt Constructed Response||Short Response Writing||http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/fieldtest/ei/computer/td-ela-g38-cbt-srw17.pdf|
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/