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  • 1. Best Practices ISAT  Preparation January 2012How Can Teachers Best Prepare Their  Students to Take the Test?
  • 2. PD Agenda 1. Revisit ISAT Extended Response PD 2. Review general ISAT information 3. Go Over ISAT Resource Packets: 1.Vocabulary Keys – ISAT Specific 2.ISAT Item Analysis 3.ISAT Curriculum Resources   4.ISAT NWEA Comparison
  • 3. October ISAT PD Follow‐up• Extended response is considered one of the most challenging  portions of the ISAT test. • Some of the strategies suggested in October presentation were  basic yet effective everyday reading strategies: – Tell me more about your thinking” – “What in the story made you think that” – “Where did you find this in the text” – “The main character feels _____ because___” – “The problem is____ because_______” – Stop and say something  (to the person next to you, group) – Short write  (write what you’re thinking) – Questioning  (students write down 1‐2 questions they have)• How has extended response practice going in your classrooms?  • Are there any great ideas, suggestions, and/or anything not  working for you in the classroom you would like to share?
  • 4. 2012 ISAT Reminders•ISAT 2012 – March 5 – March 16•ISAT Writing has been suspended, but students will still respond in writing to the Extended Response reading and mathematics items.•Grades 3‐8 will test in Reading and Math•Grades 4 and 7 will also test in Science •All items for 2012 align to the Illinois Assessment Frameworks•Stanford 10 format with color  ‐ SAT 10 •10 additional minutes for all students still working at the end of the 45 minutes testing session
  • 5. NCLB and ISAT• All states must assess Mathematics and  Reading in grades 3 through 8• Only Mathematics and Reading are used for  Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) calculations• Annual Targets for Performance and  Participation
  • 6. Vocabulary KeysResource Packet #1:• 3rd – 8th ‐ Math, Reading, and Science terms  that are important for students to know and  understand on the ISAT Assessment.  
  • 7. Be armed with what is on the test!  ISAT Item AnalysisResource Packet #2:1. 2011 ISAT Reading, Math, and Science Item  Counts by grade level and standards2. 2011 ISAT Reading, Math, and Science  Standards and estimated percent of test  exposure
  • 8. Teaching Priorities, Strategies, and  WorksheetsResource Packet #3: • Make Math Verbal and Visual• Guide and Assess Fiction Reading • Non‐Fiction Reading 
  • 9. ISAT and NWEA ComparisonResource #4: NWEA ISAT Alignment Study• Tables 3 and 4 show the best estimate of the  RIT equivalent to each Illinois performance  level – same season or prior season• Tables 7 and 8 show proportion of students  achieving various RIT score ranges whom are  estimated to achieve a proficient score on  the ISAT.  
  • 10. Questions and Contributions
  • 11. Referenceshttp://www.isbe.net/assessment/pdfs/2010/ISAT_http://teacher.depaul.edu/ http://www.ed.gov/http://www.nwea.org/http://metacat2.com/iltestlinks.htmlThis is the interactive test questionwebsite.