?i-ReadyCCSS Screener North Carolina, are your students ready for the Common Core State Standards? Find out how to identify problem areas in one quick assessment. Contact your local representative for more detailsWestern North Carolina Eastern North Carolina Pam Daniels Marlyn Smith 704-905-1364 919-859-2605 PDaniels@CAinc.com MSmith@CAinc.com
Common Core State Standards are coming.New standards will bring major changesWith an overwhelming number of states having adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), educators will need to focus on building the higher-level critical thinking skills that are designed to get students college- and career-ready and are at the heart of the new standards.The fundamental changes in the areas of emphasis for reading and math will impact curriculum and teacher training decisions. Below are examples of changes to prepare for. Reading/ELA standards emphasize: Mathematics standards focus on: • Close, evidence-based analysis of more • Depth over breadth of understanding complex texts • Higher-order conceptual understanding • Knowledge of academic and domain- versus procedural understanding specific vocabulary • Non-routine, real-world problems with • Authentic text, especially informational an emphasis on word problems selections such as historical documents • Connections between related topics to and science articles build deeper understanding • Higher-order thinking skills that require students to make comparisons across mixed media New assessments will require that students: • Build comfort with online computer-based assessment format • Demonstrate deeper conceptual understandingStart planning today for success !Give your students a quick and easy screener right after this year’s state exams • Identify the gaps in your current curriculum • Determine what professional development opportunities to provide to your teachers • Plan instructional programs to address student strengths and weaknessesFind out how to get the screener for this spring. Visit CurriculumAssociates.com/CCSSfor more information or flip to the back cover to find your local representative.
Are you Ready? i-Ready provides a clear indication of potential trouble spots What is the i-Ready CCSS Screener? In approximately one hour per subject, you can administer an online test that will give you a snapshot of how prepared your students are for the CCSS and help identify gaps in your current curriculum. The i-Ready CCSS Screener generates immediate and easy-to-understand reports that will pinpoint which standards your district should focus on. • Identify the standards with which your students are most likely to struggle • Inform curriculum and professional development planning based on student gaps • Receive instructional recommendations to help plan instruction for the standards tested directly in the Screener as well as recommendations for instruction on standards that are not effectively tested in an online format (e.g., writing) 2 December 15, 2010 Number of Students: 56 Average Score Number of Questions Reading: Literature 90% 16 i-Ready CCSS Screener Key Ideas and Details CCSS 5.RL.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text 100% 100% 8 2 Reading/English Language Arts Quote accurately from the text when explaining what the text says explicitly. View Item 100% 1 and Mathematics Quote accurately from the text when drawing inferences from the text. View Item 100% 1 Grades 3–8 CCSS 5.RL.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text 100% 3 CCSS 5.RL.3 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact). 100% 3 Craft and Structure 80% 2 Integration of Knowledge 80% 21 1 ummary report helps you quickly identify which strands S and sub-strands within the CCSS your students are struggling with most 2 tudent performance on individual standards provides S further detail on where to focus 3 nstructional recommendations on how to build student I skills will help you begin planning instruction (Not shown) i-Ready CCSS Screener (Reading/English Language Arts and Mathematics) Individual Price Order School Enrollment Per School Number 100–399 students $1,499.00 WB13063 400–799 students $1,999.00 WB13064 800–1499 students $2,499.00 WB13065 1500+ students $2,900.00 WB13066 Pricing is per school and varies based on the number of students in that school (e.g., if your district has one school with 500 students and one with 900 students, you would order WB13064 and WB13065).Call 800-225-0248 x 205 or visit CurriculumAssociates.com/CCSS
Contact your local representative for more details Western North Carolina Eastern North Carolina Pam Daniels Marlyn Smith 704-905-1364 919-859-2605 PDaniels@CAinc.com MSmith@CAinc.com CurriculumAssociates.com/CCSS