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					   O                 THE                                                          CONFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                                         Form/level:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Test Date:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A/12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1012009
                     IOWA                                                        Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)                                                                  Conterence: Indiana Cont Il4                     Norms:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Order No.:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 10101 200~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 000422839
                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Page: 1            Grade: 6



                                                                                                                     Difference                                                                                                                           Difference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Conference - Nat.)
                                                                     N=                    33                     (Conference - Nat.)                 Reading Comprehension                                                                              (All are printed)
                                                                    Item                  Sys.   Nat.               (All are printed)          Item
                                                                                                         Diff.•                                       Number ested - 33                                                                                                +10   +
                                                                    Count                 %C     %C                                 +

  "oc~bu~l)'_
                          -        '#~·"-::J~I~;~;-ji·:"at-    .... .---..-. - - -          ,....---- .­
                                                                    -3i\--~-""-·-"83-·''''S6 ~          ...­                                   ~.~ii UnC!!~.rK!.~
                                                                                                                                                1     Understand stated information                                              73     69
   1     Verb                                                                             82     80
                                                                                          79     80                                             7     Understand stated information                                              82     73
   2     Noun
                                                                                          73     58                                             8     Understand stated information                                              45     47
   3     Mod~ier
                                                                                          76     65                                             9     Understand stated information                                              94     76
   4     Noun
                                                                                          97     87                                            16     Understand stated information                                              58     63
   5     Noun
                                                                                          55     51                                            20     Understand stated information                                              70     67
   6     Verb
                                                                                          48     49                                            24     Understand stated information                                              64     48
   7     Noun
                                                                                          70     45                                            30     Understand stated information                                              67     75
   8     Verb
                                                                                          82     77                                            31     Understand stated information                                              55     48
   9     Mod~ier
                                                                                          55     63                                            32     Understand stated information                                              64     55
  10     Verb
                                                                                          73     73                                            34     Understand stated information                                              42     50
  11     Mod~ier
                                                                                          67     55                                            36     Understand stated information                                              58     60
  12     Verb
                                                                                          85     67                                            37     Understand stated information                                              64     58
  13     Verb
                                                                                          85     65                                            42     Understand stated information                                              52     43
  14     Noun
                                                                                          70     64                                            43     Understand stated information                                              64     55
  15     Mod~ier
                                                                                          61     43                                            44     Understand stated information                                              45     42
  16     Noun
                                                                                          48     50                                            26     Understand words in context                                                58     47
  17     Mod~ier
                                                                                          42     54                                            35     Understand words in context                                                67     58
  18     Mod~ier

  19     Noun                                                                             48     46                                           ' ~..,.j,•• nc(inte.'P!;!I~"-
                                                                                                                                                                        ':"              ;%/   ~,,".- ~~,    H   _   de","".­   -!!'   ...!!
  20     Verb                                                                             58     62                                            12     Draw conclusions                                                           64     70
  21     Mod~ier                                                                          76     68                           ~                17     Draw conclusions                                                           67     63
  22     Verb                                                                             64     58                           "!2              25     Draw conclusions                                                           52     46
  23
  24
         Verb
         Mod~ier
                                                                                          39
                                                                                          61
                                                                                                 45
                                                                                                 64
                                                                                                                       - f'
                                                                                                                                               27
                                                                                                                                               38
                                                                                                                                                      Draw conclusions
                                                                                                                                                      Draw conclusions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        62
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        64
  25     Noun                                                                             45     47                                            39     Draw conclusions                                                           61     49
  26     Noun                                                                             55     38                                            14     Infer feelings                                                             79     66
  27     Verb                                                                             45     45                                            18     Infer feelings                                                             67     62
  28     Mod~ier                                                                          58     58                                            19     Infer trails                                                               79     60
  29     Noun                                                                             48     54                                            21     Infer feelings                                                             79     67
  30     Verb                                                                             91     66                                      +     10     Interpret information in new contexts                                      76     69
  31     Mod~ier                                                                          61     67                                            33     Interpret information in new contexts                                      55     50
  32     Verb                                                                             48     48                                             4     Interpret nonlilerallanguage                                               76     59
  33     Mod~ier                                                                          58     45                                            23     Interpret non lilerallanguage                                              73      69
                                                                                          82     48                                     . +
  34     Verb
  35     Mod~ier                                                                          67     46       ':>1                           +
  36     Noun                                                                             55     49
  37     Verb                                                                             55     42
  38     Verb                                                                             67     49
  39     Modilier                                                                         36     31




                                                                                                                                               %C = Percent Correct
"A plus sign (+) or a minus sign (-) in the Difference graph indicates that the bar extends beyond +1· 20.
   O                 THE                                                          CONFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                         Form/Lave!: AI 12

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Test Date: 10/2009
                     IOWA                                                        Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)                                                     Conleren...: Indiana Cont 84
                   Norms: 10/01 2005

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Order No.: 000422839

                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                  Page: 2            Grade: 6




                                                                                                                 Difference                                                                                                                 Difference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Conference - Nat.)
         Reading Comprehension (con't)                                                     33
               (Conference - Nat.)              Spelling                                                                                     (All are printed)
                                                                                          Sys,   Nat.          (All are printed)       Item
 Item                                                                                                                                   No.   Number Tested    =33                                                                                      +
  No,   Number Tested     =33
                                                            °4C    Q.'          -10     0     +10    +

  'An8ry...-.tida;;;,.'iiiillOn"'·-                                                       62     59
                                   'RoorWoR&-~'~

                                                                                          91     87
                                     1
   Vowels                                                              88     79

   2     Determine main ideas
                                                                                                                                         3
   Vowels                                                              52     46

  11     Determine main ideas                                                             76     62

                                                                                                                                         5
   Vowels                                                              91     80

  15     Determine main ideas                                                             76     84

                                                                                                                                        10
   Vowels                                                              91     81

  22     Determine main ideas                                                             70     65

                                                                                                                                        13
   Vowels                                                              55     54

  29     Determine main ideas                                                             58     49

                                                                                                                                        17
   Vowels                                                              58     56

  40     Determine main ideas                                                             45     41

                                                                                                                                        21
   Vowels                                                              52     56

  45     Determine main ideas                                                             52     47

                                                                                                                                        23
   Vowels                                                              76     69

   5     Identify viewpoint                                                               33     46
 -1
                                                                                                                                        27
   Vowels                                                              42     37

   6     Identify purpose                                                                 55     61

                                                                                                                                        29
   Vowels                                                              55     47

  28     Identify purpose                                                                 58     54

                                                                                                                                        31
   Vowels                                                              58     51

  41     Identify purpose                                                                 39     37

                                                                                                                                        32
   Vowels                                                              45     43

   3     Analyze style                                                                    79     69

                                                                                                                                        37
   Vowels                                                              55     40

  13     Analyze style                                                                    79     67

                                                                                                                                         2
   Consonants                                                          88     85

                                                                                                                                         6
   Consonants                                                          73     66

                                                                                                                                        12
   Consonants                                                          73     61

                                                                                                                                        15
   Consonants                                                          82     81

                                                                                                                                        25
   Consonants                                                          61     62

                                                                                                                                        28
   Consonants                                                          48     43

                                                                                                                                        30
   Consonants                                                          52     49

                                                                                                                                        35
   Consonants                                                          67     69

                                                                                                                                        38
   Consonants                                                          52     45

                                                                                                                                         7
   VoweVconsonant combinations                                         58     55

                                                                                                                                        11
   VoweVconsonant combinations                                         58     58

                                                                                                                                        20
   VoweVconsonant combinations                                         64     63

                                                                                                                                        22
   VoweVconsonant combinations                                         79     69

                                                                                                                                        33
   VoweVconsonant combinations                                         30     38

                                                                                                                                        !.Ora...!!t~~.!!----.,;~     c      R h1t m;" A. ~               'j'   > -Vl     . '-..   =t
                                                                                                                                         4
   Suffixes
                                                                                                                                         8
   Suffixes
                                                                                                                                        14
   Suffixes
                                                                                                                                        18
   Suffixes
                                                                                                                                        19
   Suffixes
                                                                                                                                        24
   Suffixes
                                                                                                                                        36
   Suffixes
                                                                                                                                        ~.---rii
                                                                                                                                        ~se.-       __ng

                                                                                                                                         9
   Correct Spelling

                                                                                                                                        16
   Correct Spelling

                                                                                                                                        26
   Correct Spelling

                                                                                                                                        34
   Correct Spelling




                                                                                                                                        %C = Percent Correct
'A plus sign (+) or a minus sign (-) In the DIfference graph indicates that the bar extends beyond +/- 20,
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                      THE                                                                  CONFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                                  Form/Level: A/12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Test Date: 10/2009
                      IOWA                                                                 Iowa Tests of Basic Skills@(ITBS@)                                                     Conference: Indiana Conf 84                            Norms: 10/01 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Order No.: 000422839
                      TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                Page: 3         Grade: 6




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Difference
                                                                                                                 Difference                                                                                   N=                   33                     (Conference - Nat.)
                                                                           N­                                (Conference· Nat.)                 Punctuation                                                                       Sys.   Nat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Item                                           • ~~II are print~ +?O
                                                                          Item                                 (All are Pfil'lted)
                                                                                                                      o                     I~: Number T.. ~ted = ~                                          Count                %C     %C Dill.   _'0

                                                                                                                                                                            -
                                                                          Count                                            +10    +
                                                                                                                                                                                                             .     -       --1­           57
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                                                                                                                                                                            "         ~I"



              -­
                                                                                                                                                                                                  '---;;;
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ~1l-           ~.~   r>l          1C
  ~.m"      and:rnles                                                       3     _                                                         End Punctuation­                         ~~                                                                                                  !
  15     Persons
                       -'                                                                                                                  ~~.....
                                                                                                                                            11
                                                                                                                                                   .. :..-.
                                                                                                                                                 ~.~


                                                                                                                                                  Period at the end of sentence                                                   79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          72
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ::::J
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      "'J
    4    Titles of respect                                                                                                                  19    Period at the end of sentence
                                                                                                                                            23    Period at the end of sentence                                                   58      54    <                     '"J
  25     Family relationsh ips
                                                                                                                                             3    Period w~h initials                                                             39      47   ·S             t':.~
  Dates ."iii Holiday."                                                     3
  11     Days of the week
                                                                                                                                             6    Period w~h abbreviations                                                        76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          56
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          56
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               2C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       -          ~

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ~
                                                                                                                                             1    Question mark
    1    Months
                                                                                                                                             7    Question mark                                                                   73      57   1€                     ~
  17     Holidays
  PI'~ ~m:".:"s:'--"')···"·"_~i",_""'-'::="'"Cj!lM'p!"'.'"'C;""""""         5
                                                                                                                                            27    Question mark                                                                   58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1<
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1= ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      .:::I
                                                                                                                                            26    Exclamation mark
    9    C~ies                                                                                 61                                           22    Overuse of end punctuation                                                      82      67   15                     I:;;;;::;: 0


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      '­ •
    7    RoadWays                                                                              52                                           25    Overuse of end pu netuation                                                     64      52   12                     I~
  20     Parks                                                                                 82
                                                                                                                                            Com",.-­                            ;....~.J'_·:..,i'tt: ..; L   ~'n           ,$­    66     ':59~-
  16     Geographical features: mountains                                                      52                                                                                                                        27 44 -17
                                                                                                                                             5 Separate city and state
  23     Regions of space                                                                      55                                                                                                                        91 71 2C
                                                                                                                                             9 Separate day and month of the year                                                                                     1.......1   ---­
  N'mM¥Org~.i,lZillons·a                                                    !-- . 41~          '4i                                                                                                                       79 72      i                                  Q
                                                                                                                                            16 Separate parts of a sentence
  30     Civic                                                                                 52                                           18 Separate parts of a sentence                                              48 50 -                                  I
   2     Trains                                                                                76                                           12 Separate words in a series                                                73 62 11                                     1=
   8     Products                                                                              64                                           20 Set off nonrestrictive words                                               42 44    -                              t
  26     Businesses                                                                            21                                           28 Set off nonrestrictive words                                              52 49                                        ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ~


  27     Historical events                                                                     33                                                                                                                         82 70 1~                                    1";;'-:
  21     Proper adjectives                                                                     36
                                                                                                                                            10 Salutation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          85 67 lS                                    I...=L b
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  =
                                                                      I                                                                     14 Complimentary close
 ..w,,!lt~ConUntki..
                   ----C:-l'"                         -
                                                                            - -
                                                   - .                                         71
                                                            4
                                                                            ;;        ~-
                                                                                                                                             2 Overuse of comma                                                          67 57 10                                     IJ::J
  18                                                                                           85                                                                                                                        82 66 1E                                     I~ ~
         First word of a sentence                                                                                                           15 Overuse of comma
   6
  24
         First word of quotation
         First word of quotation
                                                                                               73
                                                                                               70
                                                                                                                                      +
                                                                                                                                           --­
                                                                                                                                            AAcfltrophtlQuOleslColonlSelll1
                                                                                                                                                               . ,

                                                                                                                                            13 Apostrophe in contractions
                                                                                                                                                                                    fE 41(. ,
                                                                                                                                                                                I'":-~ii. ,1-..;:)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           ~S'~:~""""'--48'--:-46"-~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          58 53     :                                 •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ~
         Tnles of I~erary works                                                                70                     I      k=       1+                                                                                                                              z;J




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      .
   3                                                                                                                                         8 Apostrophe to form possessive                                             36 28      E
  10     Salutation                                                                            88                                           30 Quotation marks w~h direct quotation                                      48 45      <                                 )
  14     Complimentary close                                                                   39                                           21 Quotation marks: short I~erary t~le                                       39 45     .€                          r:
"~.rC!P.!!!!.tzatlon                                                                           sa                                           29 Semicolon between coordinate clauses                                       58 57     1                                 !

  12
  22
         Overcap~alization
         Overcap~lization
                                                                                               94
                                                                                               58
                                                                                                                      FiT3f==1+
                                                                                                                                                           .- ­
                                                                                                                                           -C01nct Punctuatlon
                                                                                                                                             4 Correct Punctuation
                                                                                                                                                                       --.r,
                                                                                                                                                                                 ...:  ........  .......... .f ;,&
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         7i-~-69":':!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         73 73      C
  29     Overcap~alization                                                                     33                                           17 Correct Punctuation                                                       82 68 14                                     I~ I:i:J
                                                                                               84                                           24 Correct Punctuation                                                        73 67     e                                 XI
    5    Correct Cap~lization                                                                  61
  13     Correct Cap~lization                                                                  91
  19     Correct Cap~lization                                                                  55
  28     Correct Cap~lization                                                                  52




'A plus sign (+) or a miros sign (-) in the Difference graph indicates that die bar extends beyond +/- 20.                                   %C = Percent Corr~t
                                                                                     c',




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                     THE                                                          CONFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                      Form/level: AI 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Test Date: 10/2009
                     IOWA                                                       Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)                                                   Conference: Indiana Conf 84                     Norms: 10/01 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Order No.: 000422839
                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                              Page: 4          Grade: 6



                                                                                                                 Difference                                                                                                              Difference
                                                                                                            (Conference - Nat.)           Usage and Expression (con't)                      N=                 33                    (Conference - Nat.)
         Usage and Expression
 Itom                                                                                           Nat.           (All are printed)
                                                                                                                     o             I~~   Number Test...t ~ "-~                             d::.1               ~~. ~a6     [)iff. _'" _I~II arelint:% + >0
        Number Tested    =33                                                                                             +
                                                                                                                                   '·'APP~liat.~~~-·~ ~"'~-,....,.:~~~.~ "1'1                       ... ~~ ~   7S~~"1j                            -
:'NiiMJM;i~;:O~:"ii1dModIf~
   6     Irregular plurals                                                                                                          16    Use of complete sentences                                            64     61'                         ~
  12     Homonyms
                                                                                                                                    28    Use of complete sentences                                            76     63 l'                       ,-::=­ ~
  15     Redundancies
                                                                                                                                    13    Appropriate word order in sentences                                  73     61 1:                       I~ b
   5     Pronoun case
                                                                                                                                    22    Appropriate word order in sentences                                  82     68 1<                       l~ ~
   7     Nonstandard pronouns
                                                                                                                                    30    Appropriate word order in sentences                                  76     64 1:                       IZ! ~
   4     ComparatiVe adjectiVes
                                                                                                                                    36    Appropriate word order in sentences                                  85     59 2E                       ~~ +
   1     Misuse of adjectiVe for adverb
                                                                                                                                    38    Parallel construction                                                39     47  -E          I   i:::s
   9     Misuse of adjectiVe
                                                                                                                                    29    Conjunctions                                                         85     67 1E                       I=~::::J
  11     Misuse of adverb
                                                                                                                                    31    Conjunctions                                                         70     61   ~                      Z:J
                                                                                                                                     8    Correct Written Language                                             88     78 1C                       I.:::=:E
  14

  ~e
         Misuse of adjectiVe for adverb
                                                                                                                                    18    Correct Written Language                                             88     74 14                       r---L:iI
  19     Subject-verb agreement
   3     Tense
  17     Tense
   2     Participles
  10     Verb forms
  34     Verb forms
..~no.laene."'!ld ClarJlj                                              5
  35     Lack of conciseness
  24     Combining sentences                                                                                         ~t==I+1
  27     Misplaced modrtiers
  23     Ambiguous references
  32     Ambiguous references
"Oijjii!lzcIli:ln 'of
  21
                      "'5
        Appropriate sentence order
  26 Appropriate sentence order
  25 Sentences appropriate to function
  33 Sentences appropriate to function
  37 Sentences appropriate to function
  20 Sentences suitable to purpose




'A plus sign (+) or a minus sign FYin the Difference graph indo::ates that the bar extends beyond +/- 20.
                                                                                                                                    'roC = Percent Correct
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                     THE                                                          CONFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                                   Form/Level:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Test Date:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           AI 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10/2009
                     IOWA                                                        Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)                                                               Conference: Indiana Cont 84                   Norms:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Order No.:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10/01 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           000422839
                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                         Page:   5          Grade: 6


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Difference
                                                                                                                                                                                                            N=               33                  (Conlerence • Nat.)
         Concepts & Estimation                                                                                                             Item   Concepts & Estimation (con't)                             flem          Sys.    Nat.             _(All are prinl~ +?n
 Item
        Number Tested = 33
·:~Y~b~f."Propeit"'i'~~n...                         ..     "0'   __
                                                                                                 47
                                                                                                   ~
                                                                                                   - ,
                                                                                                                                      p"
                                                                                                                                           Nn. Number Tested - 33
                                                                                                                                                               "
                                                                                                                                           ·E"i"~n~-·:-~·FP~ r~~"

                                                                                                                                           34
                                                                                                                                                                  .   -'




                                                                                                                                                  Use standard rounding
                                                                                                                                                                           ~';'~-~:'~'T~~~::'~"~;'~:""""
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Count
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            10     ··gL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          'l'.C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -_.....
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          53 _·sO·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          42      41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    _
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  %C Diff.• -n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        .~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             II         !
   2     Represent numbers                                                                61
                                                                                          97     87                                        38     Use standard rounding                                                   70      53 1
  19     Represent numbers
                                                                                                                                           43     Use standard rounding                                                   33      38   ·5              ~
  22     Represent numbers                                                                55     50
                                                                                                 67                                        35     Use order 01 magnitude                                                  52      52    C
  12     Apply properties 01 numbers                                                      61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      --,+
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             =J
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ."....
                                                                                          73     69                                        37     Use order 01 magnitude                                                  70      49 21
  15     Apply properties 01 numbers
  23     Apply properties 01 numbers                                                      82     60     ?d I    I   L.    h     1+         41     Use order 01 magnitude                                                  64      52 12
                                                                                                                                           42     Use order 01 magnitude                                                  39      43   -4              ~~-
  25     Apply properties 01 numbers                                                      67     62
  21
  14
         Classify numbers by divisibility
         Perform operations
                                                                                          42
                                                                                          48
                                                                                                 53
                                                                                                 48
                                                                                                                                           36
                                                                                                                                           39
                                                                                                                                                  Use number sense
                                                                                                                                                  Use number sense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  62
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  47 ·11 "           .­
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     -
  28     Perform operations                                                               33     34                                        40     Use number sense                                                        64      58    E                    ~
    5    Wrne numbers in expanded 10rm                                                    82     68
   6     Wrne numbers in expandedlorm                                                     97     85
                                                                                          7Cl    58     ?11 I       ~   """'±:::d +
  27 b:ne nUmb~ in ex!:o~~tiall~rm                                -1-_...                 _r
  . . , -..,...,.*__ )             ...L,~       ........
                                                      -;;a-:
                                                                                          ~      si
  31 Use and Interpret operational symbols                                                73     66
  32 Use and interpret operational symbols                                                36     41
    1    Solve equations                                                                  91     89
  17     Solve inequalnies                                                                88     71
   9     Use expression to model situation                                                82     65
   7     Explore numerical patterns                                                       58     53
  26     Understand numerical patterns                                                    58     50
  ~'!!~                                                                   5"              if-s5
   3     Compare geometric ligures                                                        79 70
  30     Identify geometric ligures                                                       58 63
  13     Describe geometric properties                                                    73 55
  24     Describe geometric patterns                                                      70 70
  11     Apply concept 01 perimeter                                                       76 65
  ....suIWm.nt                                                                            _.
                                                                                          84 .. 68
  10 Measure time                                                                         52     54
  16 Use appropriate unns                                                                 70     73
  18 Identify appropriate uMs
  33 Use appropriate unns
  Probab~ 1M Stal,.,tol
   4     Apply probability concepts
                                        ----=­ .                      I                   _.
                                                                                          76
                                                                                          58
                                                                                          S1
                                                                                          61
                                                                                                 81
                                                                                                 65
                                                                                                 4-9
                                                                                                 61
  20     Apply counting rules                                                             58     53
    8    Understand measures 01 central tendency                                          48     47
  29     Understand measures 01 variability                                               36     36




'A plus sign (+) or a minus sign (-) in the Difference graph indICates that the bar extends beyond +/. 20.                                 %C = Percent Correct
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                                                                                 CQNFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                                                      Form/Level: AI 12

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Test Date: 10/2009

                      IOWA                                                      Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)                                                                Conference: Indiana ConI 84                                     Norms: 10/01 2005

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Order No.: 000422839

                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Page: 6          Grade: 6




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                                                                                                                                       6      Same number of decimal places                                         82 67 15                                                            l:;;:
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   7     To generalize                                                                                                                19      Same number of decimal places                                         67 63    4                                                          ~
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                            %C = Percent Correct
   O                 THE                                                          CONFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                   Form/Level: A/12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Test Date: 10/2009
                     IOWA                                                        Iowa Tests of Basic Ski//s® (ITBS®)                                                    Conference: Indiana ConI 84                 Norms: 10/01 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Order No.: 000422839
                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                           Page: 7          Grade: 6




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    1    People who shaped history
                                                                                          88     78                                      25    Rights of citizens                                         52       45                             "3

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                                                                                                                                          8    Viewpoints
                                                82       73                             ~
  33     People who shaped history                                                        82     59                   ~    '1~+
  17     Conflic1                                                                         45     52
  18     Conflict                                                                         76     61
  29     Change and ch ronology                                                           42     46
  30     Chronology                                                                       82     54
  32     Chronology                                                                       58     49
  38     Change and chronology                                                            45     49

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  34     Earth's features                                                                 73     53
  37     Earth's features                                                                 64     47
    2    People and the environment                                                       52     59
    6    People and the environment                                                       45     50
  14     People and the environment                                                       36     45
  26     People and the environment                                                       39     39
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   4     Work and workers                                                                 76     68
    5    Work and workers                                                                 76     67
   3     Material needs                                                                   67     49
  10     Material needs and wants                                                         76     72
  15     Material needs and wants                                                         58     53
  22     Material needs and wants                                                         76     45                   L.,b          ~+
  16     Impac1 of technology                                                             55     50
  19     Impac1 of technology                                                             70     64
  24     Impac1 of technology                                                             61     44
  28     Impac1 of technology                                                             39     47
  36     Impact of technology                                                             67     52
  13     Economic interdependence                                                         64     50




'A Pius sign (+) or a minus sign (-) in the Difference graph indicates that the bar exlends beyond +/- 20.                               'l'oC = Percent Correct
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                     THE                                                          qONFERENCE ITEM ANALYSIS                                                                                                                     Form/Level: A/12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Test Date: 10/2009
                     IOWA                                                       IOVlla Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)                                                                Conference: Indiana ConI 84                   Norms: 10/01 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Order No.: 000422839
                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                             Page: 8                  Grade: 6




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              73
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  27     Processes
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  30     Processes
  31     Processes
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  10     Analysis
  24     Analysis
  29     Interpretation
  32     Analysis
  33     Analysis
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  11 Structures of living things
  16 Structures of living things
  19 Structures of living things
  23 Structures of living things
   4 L~e cycles
  14 L~e cycles
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  37 Earth's composition                                                                  67    56
   6 Changes around Earth                                                                 58    44
  13 Changes in Earth                                                                     64    52
  35 Changes in Earth                                                                     18    31
  18 The universe                                                                         82    66




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                     IOWA                                                        loJva
                                                                                     Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)                                                       Conference: Indiana ConI 84
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Test Date:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Norms:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Order No.:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               10/2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               10/01 2005

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               000422839
                     TESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                           Page: 9                 Grade: 6



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                                                                                          58     50                            29     Strategies                                                                            39     33    E
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                                                                                                                               30     Keywords                                                                              55     56   -1

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                                                                                                                               33     Keywords                                                                              64     59

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                                                                                                                               34     Keywords                                                                              73     64    ~

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    Visualize features                                                               85     66
                                                                                                                                7     Source selection                                                                      55     54    1

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