ERIC Number: ED231869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Formatting Specifications for the Florida State Student Assessment Tests.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Student Assessment Section.
The Florida Statewide Assessment Program tests students' achievement of basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics at grades 3, 5, 8, and 10 on the State Student Assessment Test-Part I (SSAT-I). In addition, high school students are tested on practical math and reading tasks on the State Student Assessment Test-Part II (SSAT-II). This document contains specifications for formatting items for the Florida State Student Assessment Tests. These specifications are to be used by contractors and any others who write items for the Florida Statewide Assessment Program to ensure accuracy and consistency of the layout and structure of experimental test booklets at each grade level. Instructions are provided for typing and formatting items on the test booklet pages. Examples of items are given for many situations. For the contractor's assistance in reading this document, these items are printed in the correct style and size and many of them are boxed. The items contained herein are true simulations of the style and placement required for actual test items. Included in the appendices are: (1) examples of type sizes to be used at each grade level; (2) a pattern for page margins; and (3) examples of acceptable and unacceptable artwork. (PN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Student Assessment Section.
Identifiers: Contractors; Florida State Student Assessment Test; Florida State Student Assessment Test Part II; Test Specifications