State Reading Flip Chart Revisions (Grade 3) by fkm15803

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									State Reading Flip Chart Revisions
(Grade 3)
November 2007


                                                     State Reading Flip Chart Revisions
                                                                         (Grade 3)
                                                                     November 2007
               Grade                          Indicator                       Deletion                           Addition                      Substitution
                                                                                                         Under heading, “Test
                                                                                                         Specification Notes” , add
                                              Context Clues
                   3rd                                                                                   bullet to “There must be
                                                R.3.1.3.2                                                sufficient context for
                                                                                                         students to determine . . .”
                                                                                                                                        Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                              Context Clues
                   3rd                                                                                                                  heading to “State Assessment
                                                R.3.1.3.2                                                                               Sample Item”
                                                                                                                                        Under “Test Specification Notes”
                                             Word Structure
                   3rd                                                                                                                  change “base” to “root” (Roots:
                                                R.3.1.3.5                                                                               grade-appropriate root words)
                                                                 Under “Test Specification Notes”
                                                                 delete “(i.e., grade appropriate base
                                             Word Structure
                   3rd                                           word plus prefix and/or suffix)” to
                                                R.3.1.3.5        read “Tested word can be at or
                                                                 above the student’s grade level.”
                                                                                                                                        Under “(recommended)” change
                       rd                    Word Structure                                                                             “Only test examples marked with
                   3                                                                                                                    ▲.” to “Only test prefixes and
                                                R.3.1.3.5
                                                                                                                                        suffixes.”
                                                                                                                                        Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                             Word Structure
                   3rd                                                                                                                  heading to “State Assessment
                                                R.3.1.3.5                                                                               Sample Item”
                                                                                                                                        Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                             Text Features
                   3rd                                                                                                                  heading to “State Assessment
                                               R.3.1.4.2                                                                                Sample Item”
                                          Make Inferences/Draw
                                                                 Under “Item Specification” delete
                   3rd                         Conclusions
                                                                 “and CR” from “MC and CR”
                                                R.3.1.4.5
                                                                 Under “Item Specification” delete
                                          Make Inferences/Draw
                                                                 “CR2”
                   3rd                         Conclusions
                                                R.3.1.4.5

Jill Graber
Elementary Literacy Instructional Coach                                          1
Newton USD 373
State Reading Flip Chart Revisions
(Grade 3)
November 2007

               Grade                          Indicator                         Deletion                             Addition                    Substitution
                                          Make Inferences/Draw                                                                            Change “Sample Item Shells”
                   3rd                         Conclusions                                                                                heading to “State Assessment
                                                R.3.1.4.5                                                                                 Sample Item”
                                                                 Under “Test Specification Notes”
                       rd                    Text Structure      delete “N” and “(typically not found in
                   3                                             narrative text)” to read “Passage
                                                R.3.1.4.6
                                                                 types: E”
                                                                                                             Under” Test Specification
                                                                                                             Notes” add a new bulleted
                                                                                                             item, “Questions may focus
                                             Text Structure
                   3rd                                                                                       on the text structure of a
                                                R.3.1.4.6
                                                                                                             paragraph or section of a
                                                                                                             passage not the whole
                                                                                                             passage.”
                                                                                                             Under “Test Specification
                                                                                                             Notes” add a new bulleted
                                             Text Structure
                   3rd                                                                                       item, “Do not use problem-
                                                R.3.1.4.6
                                                                                                             solution and cause-effect
                                                                                                             as ACs in the same item.”
                                                                 Under “Test Specification Notes”
                       rd                    Text Structure      delete “Types of sequence:
                   3                                             chronological order (sequence of
                                                R.3.1.4.6
                                                                 events), series of steps”
                                                                 Under “Test Specification Notes”
                                                                 delete one of the items “Can use
                                             Text Structure      “non-▲” text structures provided in
                   3rd
                                                R.3.1.4.6        the e.g., list as distracters, but not as
                                                                 the correct answer.” Note: There are 2
                                                                 of the same statement listed. Keep one.
                                                                                                                                          Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                             Text Structure
                   3rd                                                                                                                    heading to “State Assessment
                                                R.3.1.4.6                                                                                 Sample Item”
                                             Text Structure                                                                               In the sample item change “E., F.,
                   3rd                                                                                                                    G., H.” to “A., B., C.,D.,”
                                                R.3.1.4.6
                                                                 Under “Test Specification Notes”
                       rd                 Compare and Contrast   delete “and CR” from “MC and CR”
                   3
                                               R.3.1.4.8


Jill Graber
Elementary Literacy Instructional Coach                                             2
Newton USD 373
State Reading Flip Chart Revisions
(Grade 3)
November 2007

               Grade                             Indicator                         Deletion                 Addition          Substitution
                                            Compare and Contrast       Under “Test Specification Notes”
                   3rd                                                 delete “CR3”
                                                 R.3.1.4.8
                                                                                                                       Under “(recommended)” change
                       rd                   Compare and Contrast                                                       “Interpret the e.g. lists as i.e.
                   3                                                                                                   lists.” to “Test only information
                                                 R.3.1.4.8
                                                                                                                       in the e.g. list.”
                                                                                                                       Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                            Compare and Contrast
                   3rd                                                                                                 heading to “State Assessment
                                                 R.3.1.4.8                                                             Sample Item”
                                                                                                                       Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                               Cause and Effect
                   3rd                                                                                                 heading to “State Assessment
                                                   R.3.1.4.9                                                           Sample Item”
                                                                       Under “Test Specification Notes”
                                              Retell/Paraphrase
                   3rd                                                 delete “and CR (TBD)” from “MC and
                                                  R.3.1.4.10           CR (TBD)” so it reads, “MC”
                                              Retell/Paraphrase        Under “Test Specification Notes”
                   3rd                                                 delete “CR1”
                                                  R.3.1.4.10
                                                                                                                       Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                              Retell/Paraphrase
                   3rd                                                                                                 heading to “State Assessment
                                                  R.3.1.4.10                                                           Sample Item”
                                          Topic/Main Idea/Supporting
                                                                       Under “Test Specification Notes”
                   3rd                              Detail
                                                                       delete “and CR” from “MC and CR”
                                                  R.3.1.4.11
                                          Topic/Main Idea/Supporting
                                                                       Under “Test Specification Notes”
                   3rd                              Detail
                                                                       delete “CR5”
                                                  R.3.1.4.11
                                          Topic/Main Idea/Supporting                                                   Change “Sample Item Shells”
                   3rd                              Detail                                                             heading to “State Assessment
                                                  R.3.1.4.11                                                           Sample Item”
                                                  Character            Under “Test Specification Notes”
                   3rd                                                 delete “and CR” from “MC and CR”
                                                   R.3.2.1.1
                                                  Character            Under “Test Specification Notes”
                   3rd                                                 delete “CR4A”
                                                   R.3.2.1.1
                                                                                                                       Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                                  Character
                   3rd                                                                                                 heading to “State Assessment
                                                   R.3.2.1.1                                                           Sample Item”


Jill Graber
Elementary Literacy Instructional Coach                                               3
Newton USD 373
State Reading Flip Chart Revisions
(Grade 3)
November 2007

               Grade                      Indicator                Deletion                       Addition                    Substitution
                                           Setting                                                                      Change bottom chart tab from
                   3rd                                                                                                  “Plot” to “Setting”
                                           R.3.2.1.2
                                           Setting     Under “Test Specification Notes”
                   3rd                                 delete “CR4B”
                                           R.3.2.1.2
                                                                                          Under “(recommended)” add
                                           Setting
                   3rd                                                                    “Test only types of setting
                                           R.3.2.1.2                                      on the e.g. list.”
                                                                                                                        Change “Sample Item Shells”
                                           Setting
                   3rd                                                                                                  heading to “State Assessment
                                           R.3.2.1.2                                                                    Sample Item”
                                                                                                                        Change “February 2005” to
                   3rd                      Cover
                                                                                                                        “Revised November 2007”




Jill Graber
Elementary Literacy Instructional Coach                               4
Newton USD 373

								
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