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Elementary Snapshot Scaffold Released Tests (IQ) Academic Vocab Student Learning Reports All
Kinder Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All
Grade 1 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All
Grade 2 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All
Grade 3 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Math
Reading
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All
Grade 3 (S) Reading Math
Reading
All
Grade 4 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Math
Reading/Writing
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All
Grade 4 (S) Reading/Writing Math
Reading/Writing
All
Grade 5 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Math
Reading
Science
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All
Grade 5 (S) Reading Math
Reading
Science
All

Secondary Snapshot Scaffold Released Tests (IQ) Academic Vocab Student Learning Reports All
Grade 6 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Math
Reading
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All(M)
All(RW)
All(SC)
Grade 7 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Math
Reading/Writing
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
All(M)
All(RW)
All(SC)
Grade 8 Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
All(M)
All(RW)
All(SC)
High School Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading/Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
All(M)
All(RW)
All(SC)

 

Old Versions of Math Snapshots and Scaffolding Documents

Math Snapshots | Scaffolding

Process Standards
Process Standards

Analyzing Standards
Analyzing Learning Standards: Focus TEKS Analysis (2014-15)

Map growth in student expectations between administrations of assessments

STAAR Performance by Performance Level Template

Identifies percentage of students at Level I, Level II and Level III for each Level II Phase-in standard

Data Heat Map
STAAR Performance by Performance Level EXAMPLE – Grade 8 Reading (State Performance)

Illustrates Performance Level Template using State performance on Grade 8 Reading (Spring 2014)

Final Analysis
Phase-In Analysis (How Far From Final)
Data Heat Map
Heat Maps

Create color-coded maps of student performance at the student expectation (SE) level of the TEKS to identify critical areas for teacher professional development and student intervention/enrichment

quintile
Quintiles

Analyze performance gap of students and the distribution of scores by teacher

Instructions for Heat Maps and Quintiles
Heatmaps
Quintiles
Threshold Analysis Reports

quicklook

General

quicklinks
NEW: 2014-15 School Year Update (REV. 09/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the 2014-15 School Year updates relating to assessment and curriculum – including the new Phase-In Plan for Level II announced by TEA on August 21, 2014 and important changes to state assessment described in TEA’s letter dated August 29, 2014

quicklinks
NEW: QuickLook 2014 Accountability (REV 08/31/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the 2014 Accountability System for traditional school districts and campuses, and has been revised to included the absolute targets for Index 2 and Index 3 for elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and districts that were released by TEA on July 28, 2014

STAAR for Students with Special Needs

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR A

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, embedded features and other issues relating to STAAR A

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR Alternate 2

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, scoring guidelines and other issues relating to STAAR Alternate 2

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR for ELLs (coming soon)

This quicklook summarizes the assessments offered for ELL students

 

Testing Accommodations

2015 Calendar Year

quicklinks
NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2015 (10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

quicklinks
NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2015 (10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

quicklinks
NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2015 (10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

2014 Calendar Year

quicklinks
NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2014 (11/25/2013)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2014 (REV. 02/10/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Using the QuickLook for Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook presents 6 student scenarios, with a brief explanation of each student’s eligibility for a particular Type 1 Accommodation (based on scenarios provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2014 (03/03/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR Modified, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.

NEW Spring 2014 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (Aligned to Scale Score Cutpoints for New Phase-In Schedule – WITHOUT Grades 3-8 Math) (REV. 10/17/2014)

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1 and Level II-Final for the Spring 2014 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs, together with the approximate raw score cutpoints that would have aligned to the new Level II-Phase 2 and Level II-Phase 3 standards (had those standards been in place in the Spring of 2014). Performance Standards for Math in Grades 3-8 have been removed from the document in light of TEA’s plan to determine NEW Performance Standards for Grades 3-8 Math in the Summer of 2014.

NEW Spring 2014 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (Aligned to Scale Score Cutpoints for New Phase-In Schedule) (REV. 10/17/2014)

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1 and Level II-Final for the Spring 2014 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs, together with the approximate raw score cutpoints that would have aligned to the new Level II-Phase 2 and Level II-Phase 3 standards (had those standards been in place in the Spring of 2014)

Spring 2014 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2014 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs

2014 STAAR Progress Measure Chart

This document summarizes the cutpoints for assigning progress categories for STAAR 2014: Did Not Meet Progress, Met Progress and Exceeded Progress

Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR EOC assessments (including the EOCs that have been eliminated by HB 5)

Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR EOCs

STAAR EOC Performance Standards

Illustrates the phase-in for the Level II Performance Standards for STAAR EOCs

STAAR for Students with Special Needs

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR A

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, embedded features and other issues relating to STAAR A

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR Alternate 2

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, scoring guidelines and other issues relating to STAAR Alternate 2

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR for ELLs (coming soon)

This quicklook summarizes the assessments offered for ELL students

 
 

Testing Accommodations

2015 Calendar Year

quicklinks
NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2015 (10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

quicklinks
NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2015 (10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

quicklinks
NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2015 (10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

2014 Calendar Year

quicklinks
NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2014 (11/25/2013)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2014 (REV. 02/10/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Using the QuickLook for Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook presents 6 student scenarios, with a brief explanation of each student’s eligibility for a particular Type 1 Accommodation (based on scenarios provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2014 (03/03/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR Modified, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.

process stems
Varying Thinking- Highly Tested Process Standards Sentence Stems

Word version | PDF Version

Unpacking Readiness
Unpacking the Readiness Standards

Develop depth of understanding of each of the readiness standards

Expository Writing – Content Areas
Expository Writing – Content Areas

Provides examples of what a students should do for Science, Social Studies, and Math in expository writing

verbs
Verbs of the TEKS: The Engaging Eight
Verbs of TEKS
Cognitive Complexity: The Verbs of the TEKS
connecting systems
Connecting Systems – Curriculum – STAAR – PLC
word wall
STAAR Word Wall

Create a common vocabulary regarding the classification standards assessed on STAAR