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2005 Texas Assessment Conference:  2005 Texas Assessment Conference Jana Deming, TEA Assessment Casey McCreary, TEA Curriculum GR 3-8 TAKS Reading 2004 - 2005 Elementary TAKS Schedule:  2004 - 2005 Elementary TAKS Schedule GR 4 Writing Feb 22 GR 3 & 5 Reading (1st test) Feb 23 GR 3 & 5 Reading (2nd test) April 20 GR 4 & 6 Reading April 20 GR 3 & 5 Reading (3rd test) June 29 Note: test dates include English and Spanish versions of TAKS Note: TAKS GR 5 math test dates differ from GR 3 & 5 reading dates but each have 3 test opportunities 2005 Makeup Testing & Release Tests:  2005 Makeup Testing & Release Tests Makeup Testing Continues Allowed for subject area tests/grades included in NCLB AYP calculations Includes TAKS Reading GR 3 – 8 Only for students who are absent on scheduled test date New TAKS Release Schedule All tests in 2004 No tests released in 2005 Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar:  Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar USDE- calculation of AYP to include both the 1st and 2nd administrations of GR 3 reading TAKS and GR 5 reading and mathematics TAKS. Therefore, make-up testing after the second administrations of these tests will now be added. Make-up sessions for the GR 3 and GR 5 reading retests (English and Spanish) scheduled for April 20 must be completed by April 23. Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar:  Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar June 20 – July 8, alternate assessment three week testing window for the 3rd administration of the: GR 3 reading TAKS GR 5 reading TAKS GR 5 mathematics TAKS Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar:  Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) state assessment in reading, mathematics, and science will be administered to students in GR 4 & 8, during testing windows: January 24 – February 18 February 28 – March 4 More information at http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/ Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar:  Excerpts from Updates to the 2004-2005 TAKS Testing Calendar January 18 – February 1, TAKS field test window, GR 3 Spanish reading was field-tested in addition to GR 4 Spanish writing. March 21 – 25 designated for the TAKS field testing of GR 5 and GR 6 Spanish reading and mathematics. Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets GR 3–8 TAKS READING SELECTIONS TAKS reading selections are designed to be interesting, meaningful, and reflective of the Texas population and our culturally diverse world. Cultural diversity includes regional, economic, social, and ethnic differences and may be represented through subject matter and/or characters. In addition, reading selections will be similar to those that students encounter in their classrooms and in their everyday lives. Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets EXAMPLE FROM BLUEPRINT FOR GR 3 READING Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets 10. Which of the following is the best summary of the story? Mr. Chen takes the students on a trip to the zoo. They meet Daisy and learn more about her. Though her home looks fun, Daisy is sad because she does not have a friend to play with. Ricardo’s class has a bake sale and earns money to buy an otter for the zoo … EXAMPLE FROM GR 3 READING Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets Replaced logical consistency item in GR 4 which asks which statement would not be reasonable… To include a new example which is more authentic to how this information may be asked in the classroom See next slide EXAMPLE FROM GR 4 READING Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets EXAMPLE FROM GR 4 READING 5 From what the reader learns about Cordero, which of these is a reasonable statement? A Cordero is careful to make all the dolls exactly alike. B Painting the dolls is Cordero’s favorite step in the process. C Cordero uses the dolls when she tells stories. D* Storyteller dolls help Cordero connect with her grandfather. 2005 Student Success Initiative – Grade Advancement Requirements:  2005 Student Success Initiative – Grade Advancement Requirements SSI-GAR link http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/ SSI web page New resources for GR 3 & 5 (e.g., parent brochures) 2005 GPC Manual Addition of GR 5 and mathematics resources (e.g., sample AIP forms) Pg 89 proposed rule changes 2005 SSI-GAR Proposed Rule Changes:  2005 SSI-GAR Proposed Rule Changes Eligibility at time of enrollment Eligibility of students receiving special education services Out-of-district testing Performance on past assessments Extenuating circumstances Period of enrollment Reporting of alternate test results Out of district accelerated instruction 2005 SSI-GAR Resources:  2005 SSI-GAR Resources GR 4 Online TX Teacher Reading Academy (4OTRA) Includes strategies for reading in the content areas (e.g., science, social studies, and math) CD-ROM format Teachers may earn up to 20 continuing professional education (CPE) credits All TX GR 4 teachers will receive a 4OTRA CD via mail (Spring 2005) 2005 SSI-GAR Resources:  2005 SSI-GAR Resources GR K-3 Online TX Teacher Reading Academies (OTRA) http://www.texasreading.org Additional SSI-GAR resources http://www.tea.state.tx.us/curriculum/rla.html http://www.tea.state.tx.us/reading/interest/interest.html http://www.texasreading.org 2005 SSI Resources Accelerated Reading & Math Instruction:  2005 SSI Resources Accelerated Reading & Math Instruction 2004-2005 ARI/AMI Guidelines online at TEA TX Reading Initiative web page 2004-05 ARI/AMI Entitlement online at TEA Formula Funding web page $905.84 per GR 3 student who did not pass the 2004 TAKS reading test (first administration) $905.84 per GR 5 student who did not pass the 2004 TAKS math test (only 1 test administration) 2004-2005 SSI ARI/AMI Considerations:  2004-2005 SSI ARI/AMI Considerations How many GR 3 TAKS reading failures in ’04? What does data indicate for GR 3 & 5 student performance in ’05? How might reading interventions differ for GR 4 & 5 than for GR 3? How should monies be divided between reading and math acceleration? Percentage of Items Correct by Objective:  Percentage of Items Correct by Objective 2003 Data 2004 Data 2005 SSI - GAR Resources Early Reading Instruments:  2005 SSI - GAR Resources Early Reading Instruments www.tea.state.tx.us/reading Commissioner’s List of Early Reading Instruments Early Reading Instruments ERI Guide 2004-2006 Changes in 2004-2006 TPRI Changes in 2004-2006 Tejas LEE Tejas LEE Tasks and Reporting Categories Bilingual/ESL ELA-Reading Resources for Primary Grades:  Bilingual/ESL ELA-Reading Resources for Primary Grades http://www.tea.state.tx.us/curriculum/biling/tearesources.html Effective Writing Instruction for ESL Students LEER MAS Struggling Spanish Reader Enhancing Instruction for Second Language Learners Elementary ESL in the Content Areas Framework for LPAC Process Manual ELA-Reading Resources for Primary Grades:  ELA-Reading Resources for Primary Grades http://www.tea.state.tx.us/curriculum/biling/teares-effwri.html Effective Writing Instruction Materials (3 versions: All Students, ESL, and Struggling Writers) http://www.texasreading.org/utcrla/materials/primary.asp 3-Tier Reading Model Essential Reading Strategies for the Struggling Reader (expanded) Supplemental Instruction for Struggling Readers GR 3-5 Reading Strategies and Resources for Students with Reading Difficulties; Including Dyslexia TEA Listservs www.tea.state.tx.us/list:  TEA Listservs www.tea.state.tx.us/list ELA-Reading specific to reading and writing TEKS, TAKS, textbooks, etc. for GR K-12 Texas Reading First Initiative specific to federal NCLB legislation for GR K-3 Texas Reading Initiative specific to state legislation for GR K-5 Student Assessment specific to TAKS, SDAA, RPTE announcements, resources, correspondence to districts, etc. 2004 - 2005 TAKS Schedule Middle School:  2004 - 2005 TAKS Schedule Middle School GR 7 Writing – February 22 GR 6, 7, 8 Reading – April 20 GR 6 Spanish Reading – April 20 Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets EXAMPLE FROM GR 6 READING 3 The author includes the flashback in paragraphs 2 through 4 in the selection to — A describe the voyage along the American coast B* explain why the men had mixed feelings about their return home C give information about Captain Hudson’s responsibilities D show that the voyage from Holland was uneventful passage New example of flashback item in GR 6 Revised Info. Booklet Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets Revised explanation of setting items to align with grade level expertise (e.g. beyond identification level of setting to a contribution level) Items that focus on setting are of two types. The first type simply measures whether a student can identify the time and place of a story. However, most setting items will focus on whether a student understands how time and place contribute to the meaning of a story. EXAMPLE FROM GR 7 READING Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets Replaced item #11 with new crossover item EXAMPLE FROM GR 7 READING 11 An important idea present in both selections is — A the determination to become a star athlete at the Olympic Games B* the importance of requiring the amateur rule at the Olympics C the hard work necessary to compete in the Olympics D the importance of corporate sponsors to the Olympic Games Revised TAKS Information Booklets:  Revised TAKS Information Booklets 8. The author uses the sun throughout the story to symbolize — A a new place for the Masai to hunt B* Lekeni’s new status in the tribe C a new home for the Masai D Lekeni’s wish to stay in his mother’s hut EXAMPLE FROM GR 8 READING Added new symbolism item in GR 8 A Different View: From the Phase-In Report:  A Different View: From the Phase-In Report Slide30:  Student Population Groups Percentage Met Standard Rubric Charts:  Rubric Charts TEXAS ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS (TAKS) GRADE 9 READING, GRADE 10 ELA, AND EXIT LEVEL ELA ESSENTIALS OF THE READING RUBRIC LITERARY OR EXPOSITORY SELECTION Essentials of Reading Rubric sample:  Essentials of Reading Rubric sample Short Answer (Literary) Score Distribution – All Students Spring 2004:  Short Answer (Literary) Score Distribution – All Students Spring 2004 GR 9 Open Ended (OE) Literary Item:  GR 9 Open Ended (OE) Literary Item 2004 PROMPT: In "The Friendship," what does Robert learn from his experience with Sergeant Masters? Support your answer with evidence from the story. GR 9 OE Literary Response example RG 5:  GR 9 OE Literary Response example RG 5 OE Literary Response Score example RG 5:  OE Literary Response Score example RG 5 GR 9 OE Literary Response example RG 7:  GR 9 OE Literary Response example RG 7 GR 9 OE Literary Response Score example RG 7:  GR 9 OE Literary Response Score example RG 7 GR 9 OE Literary Response example RG 13:  GR 9 OE Literary Response example RG 13 GR 9 OE Literary Response Score example RG 13:  GR 9 OE Literary Response Score example RG 13 Online ELA-Reading Resources for Middle School:  Online ELA-Reading Resources for Middle School TEA Bilingual ESL TEA Correspondence to Districts TEA Curriculum ELA-Reading TEA Special Education TEA Student Assessment ELA-Reading Organizations Coalition of Reading and English Supervisors of TX International Reading Association National Council of Teachers of English TX Council of Teachers of English Language Arts TX State Reading Association TEA Contacts:  TEA Contacts Casey McCreary Director of Reading , TEA Curriculum casey.mccreary@tea.state.tx.us Jana Deming Manager II, TEA Student Assessment jana.deming@tea.state.tx.us

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