Testing Resources

Resource Description

Online Item Samplers

This website provides access to item samplers for Reading and Mathematics GRAD; Reading, Mathematics, and Science MCA; and Reading and Mathematics MCA-Modified.
Note: You must use a supported Mozilla Firefox browser to access the item samplers via this link. To view item samplers with text-to-speech, you must access them using AIR’s secure browser.

 

Resource Description

 

Reading GRAD Item Sampler[pdf]

These documents provide sample questions for the Reading GRAD. These item samplers are designed to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the GRAD.

 

Mathematics GRAD Item Sampler[pdf]

These documents provide sample questions for the Mathematics GRAD. These item samplers are designed to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the GRAD.

Written Composition GRAD Item Sampler[pdf]

These documents provide a sample prompt, information about the Written Composition GRAD, rubrics and sample student responses for each score point level.

MCA

Resource Description

Science MCA High School Item Sampler - 18 point[pdf]

Science MCA Grade 8 Item Sampler - 18 point[pdf]

Science MCA Grade 5 Item Sampler - 18 point[pdf]

MDE has designed MCA item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA.

Mathematics MCA Grade 11 Item Sampler[pdf]

Mathematics MCA Grade 8 Item Sampler[pdf]

Mathematics MCA Grade 7 Item Sampler[pdf]

Mathematics MCA Grade 6 Item Sampler[pdf]

Mathematics MCA Grade 5 Item Sampler[pdf]

Mathematics MCA Grade 4 Item Sampler[pdf]

Mathematics MCA Grade 3 Item Sampler[pdf]

MDE has designed MCA item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA.


Reading MCA Grade 10 Item Sampler[pdf]

Reading MCA Grade 8 Item Sampler[pdf]

Reading MCA Grade 7 Item Sampler[pdf]

Reading MCA Grade 6 Item Sampler[pdf]

Reading MCA Grade 5 Item Sampler[pdf]

Reading MCA Grade 4 Item Sampler[pdf]

Reading MCA Grade 3 Item Sampler[pdf]

MDE has designed MCA item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA.

MCA-Modified

Resource Description

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 10 Item Sampler – 24 point [pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 10 Item Sampler – 18 point [pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 8 Item Sampler – 24 point[pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 8 Item Sampler – 18 point[pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 7 Item Sampler – 24 point[pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 7 Item Sampler – 18 point[pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 6 Item Sampler – 24 point[pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 6 Item Sampler – 18 point[pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 5 Item Sampler – 24 point[pdf]

Reading MCA-Modified Grade 5 Item Sampler – 18 point[pdf]

MDE has designed MCA-Modified item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA-Modified.

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 11 Item Sampler[pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 8 Item Sampler Script[pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 8 Item Sampler – 24 point [pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 8 Item Sampler – 18 point [pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 7 Item Sampler Script[pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 7 Item Sampler – 24 point [pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 7 Item Sampler – 18 point [pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 6 Item Sampler Script[pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 6 Item Sampler – 24 point [pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 6 Item Sampler – 18 point [pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 5 Item Sampler Script[pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 5 Item Sampler – 24 point [pdf]

Mathematics MCA-Modified Grade 5 Item Sampler – 18 point [pdf]

MDE has designed MCA-Modified item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MCA-Modified.

MTAS

Resource Description

Science MTAS Grade HS Item Samplers[pdf]

Science MTAS Grade 8 Item Samplers[pdf]

Science MTAS Grade 5 Item Samplers[pdf]

MDE has designed MTAS item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MTAS.

Reading MTAS Grade 10 Item Samplers[pdf]

Reading MTAS Grade 8 Item Samplers[pdf]

Reading MTAS Grade 7 Item Samplers[pdf]

Reading MTAS Grade 6 Item Samplers[pdf]

Reading MTAS Grade 5 Item Samplers[pdf]

Reading MTAS Grade 4 Item Samplers[pdf]

Reading MTAS Grade 3 Item Samplers[pdf]

MDE has designed MTAS item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MTAS.

Mathematics MTAS Grade 11 Item Samplers[pdf]

Mathematics MTAS Grade 8 Item Samplers[pdf]

Mathematics MTAS Grade 7 Item Samplers[pdf]

Mathematics MTAS Grade 6 Item Samplers[pdf]

Mathematics MTAS Grade 5 Item Samplers[pdf]

Mathematics MTAS Grade 4 Item Samplers[pdf]

Mathematics MTAS Grade 3 Item Samplers[pdf]

MDE has designed MTAS item samplers to familiarize test administrators and students with the format of the test. Item samplers include examples that are similar to test administration materials; however, they cannot be used to predict how well students will perform on the MTAS.

 

 

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