ERIC Number: ED466806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Using Results To Improve Student Learning: Reading, Grade 7. Released Items, 2001. WASL--Washington Assessment of Student Learning.
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
This publication contains released test items for grade 7 reading from the 2001 Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL). It is designed to assist teachers and administrators in the analysis of specific test items in order to identify patterns, trends, weaknesses, and strengths of student performance on the Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs). This publication includes a released item booklet and an item analysis report. The released item booklet contains: WASL passages for reading and items from the 2001 Operational Test; a table for each item where school-level, district level, and state level data information can be transferred; information to indicate the learning target and strand information for each item; and item specific scoring guides, student work at representative score points, and annotated explanations for scores. The item analysis report includes: a list of all released items referenced to learning strands and learning targets; multiple choice items which include the percent of students who responded to each possible answer; and percentage of students who scored at each score point by school, district, and state for the constructed-response items. (PM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Guides, Grade 7, Junior High Schools, Reading Achievement, Reading Skills, Reading Tests, Scoring, Teaching Guides, Test Content, Test Items
For full text: http://www.k12.wa.us/assessment/testquestions.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Washington Assessment of Student Learning