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Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) (Series of Sample Tests)

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Free Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) (Series of Sample Tests)

The mission of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is to ensure all students are prepared for college and the workplace. The PARCC assessments are used to determine college readiness and career preparedness in kindergarten through grade twelve students. These assessments are used to help students and parent determine if they are on target in meeting their long-term goals and are used to assist teachers in developing curriculums in compliance with the Common Core State Standards.

At this time, there are thirteen states that participate in PARCC, and collectively, this amount is more than 12 million students in the kindergarten through grade twelve public schools. This collaboration among states is a good way to set academic standards and benchmarks in an effort to create a higher-quality assessment. PARCC is aligned to the Common Core State Standards because it sets clear, consistent guidelines at each grade level. There are many contributors to PARCC, those being education leaders nationwide, advisory boards, technical groups, steering committees, operational working groups, content leads, and postsecondary leadership teams. The assessments are computer based and are administered during the 2014 to 2015 school year. They are designed to measure performance in math, language arts, and literacy. The kindergarten through grade two assessments help track foundational knowledge of students through checklists, classroom activities, observations, and other protocols.

Free PARCC Practice Test Question Directory

  • PARCC Grade 3 ELA
  • PARCC Grade 4 ELA
  • PARCC Grade 5 ELA
  • PARCC Grade 6 ELA
  • PARCC Grade 7 ELA
  • PARCC Grade 8 ELA
  • PARCC Grade 9 ELA
  • PARCC Grade 3 Math
  • PARCC Grade 4 Math
  • PARCC Grade 5 Math
  • PARCC Grade 6 Math
  • PARCC Grade 7 Math
  • PARCC Grade 8 Math
  • PARCC High School Algebra 1

 

The PARCC English language arts and literacy assessment is built around a reading and writing component. The reading section is evaluated by text complexity, reading comprehension, and cited resources. These assessments are used to evaluate a student’s ability to draw conclusions, inferences, and generalizations. The writing segment of the assessment helps to evaluate a student’s ability to develop ideas, organize his or her writing, and grammar and language usage. PARCC math is effective in evaluating competencies in modeling, reasoning, and practices.

 

A further example of how the assessments are designed is by looking at the PARCC grades three through eight and high school assessments. The grades three through eight PARCC and high school PARCC assessments have four components to measure student achievement: two summative sections, which are performance based and are implemented after three-quarters of the school year. The assessments focus on writing and analyzing text. The third assessment is math performance based and measures the skills and knowledge of mathematical concepts, multistep programs, abstract reasoning, and use of tools. The last component of the assessment is distributed at the very end of the school year. This section focuses on reading comprehension and a deeper conceptual understanding of math.

There are three non-summative portions of the assessment, but only two are required. The non-summative portion may consist of a diagnostic assessment that is used to measure student knowledge and skills as they relate to professional development. A second kind of non-summative assessment is the midyear assessment, which is performance based and used to measure standards that are typically difficult to gather. Last, there is a speaking and listening assessment that could be used to measure a student’s ability to communicate and comprehend ideas.

At the present time, the median estimated cost to provide the PARCC is less than $30 a student per year. The initial start-up cost may be a little higher in that pencil-and-paper administration may be required before the technology is in place. Administration costs may be adjusted in the future as technology continues to evolve. The consortium of expertise and information that PARCC provides is an innovative and strategic way to develop students for the demands of the 21st generation.

  • Basic Algebra
  • Advanced Algebra
  • Averages and Rounding
  • Arithmetic
  • Commas
  • Estimation and Sequences
  • Exponents
  • Fractions and Square Roots
  • Geometry
  • Basic Grammar
  • Intermediate Grammar
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Graphs
  • Basic Math
  • Intermediate Math
  • Advanced Math
  • Measurement
  • Nouns
  • Percents and Ratios
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Basic Reading Comprehension
  • Reading for the Main Idea
  • Advanced Reading Comprehension
  • Reading Vocabulary
  • Sentence Correction
  • Sentence Flow
  • Usage Test 1
  • Usage Test 2
  • Usage Test 3
  • Verbs
  • Writing Section 1
  • Writing Section 2

Ways to Make 10 Worksheet Kindergarten 5

Ways to Make 10 Worksheet Kindergarten 4

Ways to Make 10 Worksheet Kindergarten 3

Ways to Make 10 Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Ways to Make 10 Worksheet Kindergarten

Tally Marks Worksheet Kindergarten

Tens and Ones Worksheet Kindergarten 3

Skip Counting: By 2, 5, and 10 Worksheet Second Grade

Gutenberg Worksheet Template

Number Chart: 1-50 Worksheet Kindergarten 3

Number Chart: 1-20 Worksheet Kindergarten 3

Number Chart: 1-25 Worksheet Kindergarten

Number Chart: 1-15 Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Number Chart: 1-30 Worksheet Kindergarten 3

Number Chart: 1-20 Worksheet Kindergarten- 2

Number Chart: 1-10 Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Number Chart: 1-15 Worksheet Kindergarten

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 12

Missing Numbers: 1-15 3 Worksheets Kindergarten

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 11

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 10

Missing Numbers 1-100 4 Worksheets Kindergarten

Missing Numbers 1-50 3 Worksheets Kindergarten

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 9

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 8

Missing Numbers – 1-50 Worksheet Kindergarten

Hundred Chart – Number Chart 1-100 Worksheet Kindergarten

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 7

Number Chart: 1-50 Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 6

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 5

Number Chart: 1-30 Worksheet Kindergarten – 2

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 4

Missing Numbers: 1-20 3 Worksheets Kindergarten

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 3

Missing Numbers: 1 -10 Worksheet Kindergarten – 3

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten – 2

Beginning Sound 4 Worksheets Kindergarten

Count, Cut and Paste Worksheet Kindergarten

Scissor Cutting Skills Worksheet Kindergarten- 2

Beginning Sound 3 Worksheets Kindergarten – 7

Scissor Cutting Skills Worksheet Kindergarten

Middle Sounds Worksheet Kindergarten – 4

Middle Sounds Worksheet Kindergarten – 3

Beginning Sound Worksheet Kindergarten- 6

Number Chart 1-10 Worksheet Kindergarten

Missing Numbers 1-10 Worksheet Kindergarten – 2

Number Chart 1-20 Worksheet Kindergarten

Middle Sounds Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Missing Numbers 1-20 Worksheet Kindergarten

Number Chart – 1-50 Worksheet Kindergarten

Ending Sounds Worksheet Kindergarten

Missing Numbers 1-50 Three Worksheets Kindergarten – 2

Missing Numbers 1-30 Worksheet Kindergarten – 2

Number Chart 1-30 Worksheet Kindergarten

Cut and Paste Activity Worksheet Kindergarten

Middle Sounds Worksheet Kindergarten

Picture Addition – Beginner Addition – Four Worksheets Kindergarten

Beginning Sound Worksheet Kindergarten- 5

Beginning Sound Worksheet Kindergarten- 4

Before and After Numbers – Four Worksheets Kindergarten

Beginning Sound Worksheet Kindergarten- 3

Beginning Sound Worksheet Kindergarten- 2

Ordinal Numbers – Two Worksheets Kindergarten

Beginning Sound Worksheet Kindergarten

Writing Worksheet First Grade – 5

Writing Worksheet First Grade – 4

Missing Operator – Add or Subtract – 2 Worksheets Kindergarten

Writing Worksheet First Grade – 3

Missing Operator – Add or Subtract – 4 Worksheets Kindergarten

Writing Worksheet First Grade – 2

Writing Worksheet First Grade

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 2

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 3

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 4

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 5

Letter Chart Worksheet Preschool 5

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 6

Letter Chart Worksheet Preschool 4

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 7

Letter Chart Worksheet Preschool 3

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 8

Letter Chart Worksheet Preschool 2

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 9

Letter Chart Worksheet Preschool

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 11

Number Coloring Worksheet Preschool 5

Number Coloring Worksheet Preschool 4

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 10

Number Coloring Worksheet Preschool 3

Number Coloring Worksheet Preschool 2

Number Coloring Worksheet Preschool

Dinosaur Number Worksheet Preschool

Shapes Tracing Worksheet Preschool 10

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 12

Shapes Tracing Worksheet Preschool 9

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 13

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 14

Shapes Tracing Worksheet Preschool 8

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 15

Number of sides Worksheet Kindergarten

Book Report Worksheet 1st Grade – 16

Book Report – Two Worksheets 1st Grade

Geometric Shape Name Labels Worksheet Preschool

Spiral – Tracing Two Worksheets Preschool

Counting, tracing and coloring shapes Worksheet Preschool 2

Number of sides Worksheet Preschool

Grid Tracing Worksheet Preschool

Counting, tracing and coloring shapes Worksheet Preschool

Picture Tracing House Worksheet Preschool

Beginner Mazes Worksheet Preschool – 3

Beginner Mazes Worksheet Preschool – 2

Number Comparison – Smallest Number Two Worksheets Kindergarten

Comparing Numbers Two Worksheets Kindergarten – 3

Trace and Color the Shapes Worksheets Preschool

Adding 3 Numbers Worksheet First Grade

Numbers in Words Worksheet First Grade

Skip Counting by 2 Worksheet First Grade – 3

Skip Counting by 2 Worksheet First Grade – 2

Skip Counting by 2 Worksheet First Grade

Skip Counting by 5 Worksheet – First Grade – 3

Skip Counting by 5 Worksheet – First Grade -2

Skip Counting by 5 Worksheet First Grade

Single Digit Addition Worksheet 3 Kindergarten

Emotions & Feelings – Happy, Sad and Mad Preschool

Emotions & Feelings – Happy, Sad, Mad and Surprise 1 Preschool Art

Elephant Tracing Preschool

Horse Tracing Preschool

Addition Doubles First Grade

Single Digit Addition 2 Kindergarten

Single Digit Addition 1 Kindergarten

Beginner Subtraction for Kindergarten 2

Beginner Subtraction for Kindergarten 1

Comparing Numbers 1-100 Three Worksheets Kindergarten

Comparing Numbers 2: First Grade

Comparing Numbers 1 : First Grade

Analogies: Critical Thinking First Grade

Comparing Numbers 1-20 Four Worksheets Kindergarten

Picture Addition 3: Sums up to 5 Kindergarten

Number Bonds Three Worksheets 1st Grade

Addition – 1 Digit Number to a 2 Digit Number with Regrouping Three Worksheets 2nd Grade

Picture Addition 2 : Sums up to 5 Kindergarten

Addition – 1 Digit Number to a 2 Digit Number with Regrouping Six Worksheets 2nd Grade

Picture Addition 1: Sums up to 5 Kindergarten

Time – Draw Hands on the Clock Face Three Worksheets Kindergarten

Number Line: Addition First Grade

Picture Addition Single Digit Four Worksheets Kindergarten

Number Line Addition Three Worksheets 1st Grade – 2

Analogies: Thinking Skill Kindergarten

Number Line Addition Eight Worksheets 1st Grade

Shape Tracing 3 – Stars Preschool

Addition Worksheet – Sums up to 20 Three Worksheets Kindergarten

Shape Tracing – Multi Circle Worksheet Preschool

Beginner Subtraction Four Worksheets Kindergarten

Shape Tracing – Multi Rectangle Worksheet Preschool

Shape Tracing – Multi Square Worksheet Preschool

Shape Tracing – Circle Worksheet Preschool

Number Comparison – Smallest Number Two Worksheets Kindergarten – 2

Picture Matching – Connect Other Half Worksheet Preschool

Picture Matching – Connect Other Half Worksheet Preschool – 2

Picture Matching – Connect Other Half Worksheet Preschool – 3

Shape Tracing – Square Worksheet Preschool

Connect Other Half Worksheet Preschool

Shape Tracing – Star Worksheet Preschool

Smallest Two Worksheets Preschool

Shape Tracing – Oval Worksheet Preschool

Biggest Worksheet Preschool – 3

Comparing Numbers Worksheet Kindergarten

Comparing Numbers 1-10 Worksheet Kindergarten

Shapes – Color, Trace & Draw Two Worksheets Preschool

Counting Worksheet Kindergarten

Fruits – Color, Trace and Draw Worksheet Preschool

Circle the picture that is different Worksheet Kindergarten 5

Circle the picture that is different Worksheet Kindergarten 4

Feelings And Emotions – Color, Trace and Draw Worksheet Preschool

Circle the picture that is different Worksheet Kindergarten 3

Addition – Single Digit Worksheet Kindergarten 5

Subtraction – 1 Digit Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Comparing Numbers 1-10 – Greater Than, Less Than or Equal To Four Worksheets Kindergarten

Circle the picture that is different Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Halloween Number Counting 1-10 Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Comparing Numbers 1-20 Worksheet Kindergarten

Halloween Number Counting 1-10 Worksheet Kindergarten

Tens and Ones Two Worksheets Kindergarten

Halloween – Number Counting – 1-5 Worksheet Kindergarten

Halloween – Beginner Subtraction Worksheet Kindergarten

Halloween – Picture Addition – Single Digit Addition Worksheets – Two Kindergarten

Pumpkin – Beginner Subtraction – 1 Picture Subtraction Worksheet Kindergarten

Halloween – Picture Addition – Sums up to 5 Worksheet Kindergarten

Picture Addition Worksheet Kindergarten 23

Halloween Worksheet Preschool

Halloween Worksheet Preschool – 2

Halloween – Graphing – Count and Graph Worksheet Kindergarten 2

Halloween Worksheet Preschool – 3

Halloween – Tracing Worksheet Preschool 2