ERIC Number: ED465815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Delaware Student Testing Program Item Sampler: Released Items for Science, Grades 8 and 11.
Delaware State Dept. of Education, Dover.
The Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) is designed to assess progress toward the Delaware Content Standards. Every year a certain number of items are removed from the test and then selected for public release. This booklet contains items released from the 2001 administration of the DSTP Science tests for grades 8 and 11. It contains examples of questions that represent the range of difficulty and type of item that appear on the science portion of the DSTP. Items measure these eight content standards: (1) Nature and Application of Science and Technology; (2) Materials and Their Properties; (3) Energy and Its Effects; (4) Earth in Space; (5) Earths Dynamic Systems; (6) Life Processes; (7) Diversity and Continuity of Living Things; and (8) Ecology. These released items include the question, the scoring criteria, and anchor papers for each score point. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Sciences, Secondary Education, State Programs, State Standards, Test Construction, Test Items, Testing Programs
For full text: http://www.doe.state.de.us/aab/index/htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Delaware State Dept. of Education, Dover.
Identifiers - Location: Delaware
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Delaware Student Testing Program