Standardized Testing andReporting (STAR) Program &Goal Setting AssemblyMr. Dalia – GEAR UP Counselor
Individual STAR StudentReport Review& Goal Setting Assembly• Review individual STAR test scores• Set realistic personal goals• Commit to 10 new academic behaviors
CST(California Standards Test)• The test is aligned with the California Content • Middle school students are Standards taught by your tested on: teachers *English Language Arts (ELA)• The test is to determine how much you have learned *Mathematics in school each year *History in 8th grade• 7th grade test scores are (includes 6th, 7th and 8th what high schools use to grade content standards) determine whether they will accept you into their *Algebra (if you are special programs enrolled in the class)
English Language Arts (ELA)Proficiency level scale scoreranges: Advanced Proficient 395-600 Proficient 350-394 Basic 300-349 Below Basic 266-299 Far Below Basic 150-265
What proficiency level does the stateof California want you to score?• Proficient orAdvanced Proficient Level
Guess the Proficiency Level • The scale score for the proficient level on the ELA section ranges from _____- ____. • 350-395
Guess the Proficiency Level • The scaled score for Far Below Basic level on the ELA section of the CST ranges from___- __. • 150-265
What is the proficiencylevel? • The scaled score for Basic on ELA is ___-___. 300-349 • The scaled score for Advanced Proficient is ___- ___. 395-600
What is the proficiency levelrange? • What is the range for the Below Basic level on the CST? • 266-299
What is Rudy’s Proficiencylevel?• Rudy’s scaled score is 345. What is his proficiency level? Basic• How many points is he away from being at the proficient level ? 5
What is Brandi’s proficiencylevel?• Brandi’s scaled score is 351.• What is her proficiency level?• Proficient• Can Brandi relax this year on the CST or does she still need to work?• Why or why not?
What is Todd’s proficiencylevel? • Todd has a scaled score of 266 • What is is Todd’s proficiency level? Below Basic • How many points away is Todd from reaching the Basic level? 34 • What would be a realistic goal for Todd this year?
Guess the Math ScaledScore• What is the range for the Far Below Basic scaled scores ? 150-256
Guess the Math ScaledScore• What are the ranges for a Proficient scaled score? 250-413• What are the ranges for the Below Basic scaled score ? 257-299
What is the Math scaled scorefor the Proficiency level?• What are the scaled score ranges for the basic level? 257-299• What are the scaled scores for the Advanced Proficient level? 414-600
What is the target performance leveleveryone wants to achieve?• Proficient or Advanced Proficient
What is Mandy’s proficiencylevel? • Mandy’s scaled math score is 353. • What is Mandy’s proficiency level? Proficient
What is Fred’s Proficiencylevel?• Fred’s scaled score is 299 on the Math section.• What is Fred’s proficiency level? Below Basic• How many points away is Fred from achieving the Basic Level? 1 point!
California Reading List• Your reading number will allow you to find a list of book titles that are you are able to read independently• Download the lists from http://www.star.cde.ca.gov
What is a goal? • A goal is a standard that you set for yourself or something you want to achieve. • Ex: I want to get all A’s on my report card.
How do you go aboutachieving a goal? • Goal: I want to get all A’s on my report card. • Academic behavior to help reach the goal: 1. I will turn all my assignments. 2. I will ask to sit in the front of the class. 3. I will ask my teacher for help when I do not understand. 4. I will read 40 minutes each night.