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General information about Smarter Balanced Assessments for Math and ELA, including assessment components, summative blueprints, content specifications, Item specifications (CAT/PT).
General information about Smarter Balanced Assessments for Math and ELA, including assessment components, summative blueprints, content specifications, Item specifications (CAT/PT).
2017-2018 Smarter Performance Standards /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/CutScoresMathELA2017.pdf
2017-2018 Performance Standards for Smarter Summative Math and ELA/Lit Assessments.
You will access the Practice tests and find information about the Practice and Training Tests.
DeSSA Measurement Conversion – 2014 /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/DeSSA_Measurement-Conversions2014.pdf
DeSSA Formulas, Measurement Conversions, and Angles – Reference document that outlines the formulas, measurement conversions, and angles that may be included on the Smarter Mathematics Assessment.
Smarter Balanced 100s Table /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Hundreds-Number-Table_noheader.pdf
Updated July 19, 2017
A table listing numbers from 1-100 is a non-embedded accommodation for grades 4 and above mathematics items on Smarter Test. The 100's number table is to be used only for students with visual processing or spatial perception needs as documented in their IEP or 504 plan.
Smarter Balanced Multiplication Table /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/Smarter-Math-Mult_Table2018.pdf
Updated October 11, 2017
A single-digit (1–9) multiplication table is a non-embedded accommodation for grade 4 and above mathematics items on Smarter Tests. The multiplication table is to be used only for students with a documented and persistent calculation disability (i.e., dyscalculia).
Quarter-Inch Grid paper /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/Grid_Paper_Qtr-Inch.docx
Half-Inch Grid paper /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/Grid_Paper_Half-Inch.docx
Resources for the Smarter Math tests.
Sample items – updated October 2015
Overview of Online Calculators in the DeSSA Smarter Assessments /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/DE-Calculator-Manual_for-DeSSA_082517.pdf
New for 2017-2018:

Guides to the Desmos calculator used for all tested grades on the Smarter Mathematics Assessment.
2017-2018 IAB Item Counts /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Interim-Assessment-Blocks-N-counts.pdf
This document outlines N-counts on each IABs for ELA and Math for 2017-18
You will find General Rubrics for Mathematics for grades 3-8.