Practice Tests and Sample Items help students and teachers understand how the test works.

Newly Released Sample Questions Can Help Support Instruction

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The Smarter Balanced Sample Items Website now includes 104 newly released test questions that previously appeared on the year-end (summative) math and English language arts tests in grades 3-8 and high school.  Educators can use the sample test questions to better understand how Smarter Balanced measures college and career …

Practice Tests and Sample Items help students and teachers understand how the test works.

Practice Tests and Sample Questions

Practice and Training Tests Use the same testing software as students to see what they encounter during testing! Try out an English language arts or math test to learn how the test works, what’s expected of students and what kind …

For Educators

Resources for EducatorsInterim AssessmentsCheck student progress throughout the year and adjust instruction. More about Interim AssessmentsSmarter Content ExplorerUse this site to learn how test items connect to academic standards.Start exploring item specificationsTools for TeachersFormative Assessment resources and accessibility strategies at …