NJ ASK Informational Session for Grade 3

NJ ASK Informational Session for Grade 3

This session, held on March 27, 2012 in Lawrence Brook, provided information on the NJ ASK testing dates for grades 3-5. Grades 3

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Slide1NJ ASKInformational Session Grade 3 March 27, 2012         Lawrence Brook

Slide2NJ ASK Testing Dates 2012Grades 3-4: Week of May 7 th - 11 th  Make-Ups: May 14-18, 2012 Grade 5: Week of April 30 th -May 4 th  Make-Ups: May 7-11, 2012

Slide3Language Arts Literacy-Reading  NJASK tests include various reading passages per grade level.  Reading passages will include literature as well as informational or “everyday” reading selections from a wide array of sources and genres .

Slide4Reading Strategies:Multiple Choice  Read the questions first  Underline important words in the story  Cross out wrong answer choices using process of elimination  Bubble in the correct answer choice

Slide5Open Ended ResponseStrategy R - Restate A - Answer the question T - Text examples S - Summary sentence

Slide6LAL Writing TasksDefined • Speculative - Students write a story based on their personal experiences and stories they have read. (30 min.) • Expository -  Students are asked to describe, discuss or explain a given topic. (30 min.) • Persuasive - Students are asked to respond to a situation or issue offering their opinion. (45 min.) • Explanatory -Students are asked to explain their point of view based personal knowledge or experience. (30 min.)

Slide7Writing Task Strategy Planning: -Beginning     -Middle     -End (5 minutes)  Writing: -Writing the prompt response in the booklet. (20 minutes)  Revising: -Using the revising checklist in the booklet (5 minutes)

Slide8Format of the Math Test Multiple Choice (MC)  Short Constructed Response (SCR)  Extended Constructed Response (ECR)

Slide9         Skills CoveredGrades 3-7  Number Sense  Geometry & Measurement  Patterns & Algebra  Data Analysis, Probability, Discrete Math

Slide10Sample Questions:

Slide11Qualities of Good ExtendedConstructed Responses  Answer is on topic and accurate  All parts of question are answered  Work is labeled  Clear explanation

Slide12How will responses be scored? Multiple Choice • One Point  Each • Students choose their answer  Short Constructed Response (SCR): • One Point  Each • Answers are right or wrong  Extended Constructed Response (ECR): • Scored on a  3 point  scale - partial credit is awarded • Students can receive up to 2 points for showing use of strategy with a small computational mistake

Slide13Home Preparations Normal Routines  Balanced breakfast  Encouragement  Attendance/Arrival  Share Relaxation Techniques

Slide14Test Prep Websites for Kids www.ebnet.org/curriculum/  www.state.nj.us/education/parents/arti cles/tips/  www.Internet4Classrooms.com  http://rozauer.tripod.com/elem.htm  www.ArcademicSkillBuilders.com

Slide15VIPVery Important Parent “A word of encouragement during failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.” Anonymous