Download the documents below for additional support in using the Smarter Balanced Practice Tests. Users in Smarter Balanced states are encouraged to use their state practice tests. Please note that all documents are in PDF format.
- General Information
- Scoring Guides
- Annotated Anchors for Performance Tasks
- Performance Task Writing Rubrics
- Item Crosswalk for the Smarter Balanced Practice Test and Sample Items Website (XLSX) — Use this spreadsheet to view Practice Test items on the Sample Items Website. The spreadsheet lists the sequence number for the Practice Test item and the corresponding item ID on the Sample Items website.
The following calculators are available for students to preview and practice with outside of the testing environment.
Practice Test Scoring Guides
Annotated Anchors for Performance Tasks
Braille embossing is available for Practice Test users who require it.