```NORTH CAROLINA READY EOG
March 26, 2013
WELCOME
EOG.
AGENDA
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Test Information
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Ms. Runyon, Assistant Principal and School Testing Coordinator
IMPORTANT TEST DATES
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May 20th
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May 21st
Math
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May 22nd
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May 23rd-24th
Make up Testing
ATTENDANCE
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time each day
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Testing will begin promptly at 8:45 AM
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Dress comfortably
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night before and a healthy breakfast the day
of testing
NOTABLE CHANGES
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Math is one day (calculator inactive and
active)
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No retest
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Score Reporting
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Expected October 2013
Subject
Total items Operational
items
3, 4, and 5
General
53*
45
Experimental
items
8
*Projected
All questions are multiple choice.
Maximum testing time is 4 hours.
Released test items:
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing/releasedforms
WEIGHT DISTRIBUTIONS
Domain
32–37%
30–34%
36-40%
41–45%
45–49%
37-41%
Language
20–24%
19–21%
21-25%
MATH
Subject
Total items Operational
items
3, 4, and 5
General
54
Experimental
items
44
10
Maximum testing time is 4 hours.
Questions for grades 3 and 4 are all multiple choice.
Students will complete the calculator inactive section before the
calculator active section.
As a student completes the calculator inactive section, he or she will
request a calculator from the test administrator and continue with the
calculator active section.
Released test items:
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing/releasedforms
WEIGHT DISTRIBUTIONS
Domain
Operations and Algebraic
Thinking
30–35%
12–17%
5–10%
Number and Operations in
Base Ten
5–10%
22–27%
22–27%
Number and Operations—
Fractions
20–25%
27–32%
47–52%
Measurement and Data
22–27%
12–17%
10–15%
Geometry
10–15%
12–17%
2–7%
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Will include some constructed response
(grid-in) questions in the calculator inactive
section
All of the constructed response questions
Questions on the calculator active section are
all multiple choice
Practice for grid-ins may be found at:
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/accountability/
Scroll down to “Guidelines, Practice and Examples for
Math Gridded Response Items”
Released test items:
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing/releasedforms
Subject
5 General
Total items
75
Operational Experimental
items
items
60
15
Maximum testing time is 4 hours.
All science assessments will be paper/pencil.
Released test items:
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing/releasedforms
COMMON EXAMS/MSLS
4th Grade Science and Social Studies
 At this time, we do not plan to administer
the Common Exams.
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FOR
For the next SIX weeks make it a family goal
to LIMIT or turn OFF the TV.
child that can stop and explain a word or
event in a story.
 Provide a calm, structured reading time
where your child can gain knowledge and
confidence.
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HOW CAN I HELP MY CHILD WITH READING
COMPREHENSION IN THE NEXT SIX WEEKS?
inferencing skills.
 These are two areas where students struggle
the most.
 I have given you question stems below to
help facilitate discussion about a text.
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VOCABULARY
Vocabulary includes unknown words,
multiple-meaning words, antonyms, idioms,
metaphors, and similes
 See the hand out for question stems
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INFERENCING
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Making an EDUCATED guess using what
you know & what you read in the story!
Being a good detective & using clues from
WHAT
CAN
I
Various states have released tests for
passages: NC,TN, FL, CA, VA
 Google: released tests and the state
 These samples will show you a good example
 Folktales, fables, myths and poetry
 Articles with visual text (charts, diagrams,
pictures)
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QUESTIONS
provided.
 We will post a Frequently Asked Questions
document on the OP website
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FAQs for Reading, Math and Science
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing/
BREAK OUT SESSIONS
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Mrs. Duke’s classroom