ERIC Number: ED409529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Colorado Student Assessment Program: 1997 Demonstration Booklet, Grade 4 Reading and Writing [and] Colorado Student Assessment Program: 1997 Administration Manual, Grade 4 Reading and Writing.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
These two booklets contain a variety of information about the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP), which assessed for the first time in April 1997 all fourth-grade classrooms in the content areas of reading and writing. The first booklet, the Demonstration Booklet, discusses the history and purpose of the assessment; assessment design; important dates; accommodations; students with disabilities for whom the assessment may be inappropriate; limited English proficient students; assessment procedures; reading assessment; sample reading items; writing assessment; sample writing items; and preliminary writing rubrics. The second booklet, the Administration Manual, is intended for use by those coordinating and administering the CSAP. After an introduction, sections of the booklet are General Administration Information; Instructions for District and School Coordinators Prior to Testing; Instructions for Test Administrators Prior to Testing; Administering the Grade 4 Reading Test; Administering the Grade 4 Writing Test; Instructions for Test Administrators Following Testing; Instructions for School Coordinators Following Testing; and Instruction for District Assessment Coordinators Following Testing. Appendixes contain a sample student data grid; a school list; and information on: (1) students with disabilities for whom the assessment may be inappropriate; (2) accommodations; and (3) limited English proficient students. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.