### PARCC PARENT PRESENTATION

```MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
WHAT DOES PARCC STAND FOR?
Partnership for Assessment of
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
The Belief…..
• Assessment should be a tool for
enhancing teaching and learning.
• Full alignment to the Common Core.
• All children on the path to college and
• Provides information to identify
weaknesses for remediation.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
PBA: Performance Based Assessment
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March 2015
Administered during the second half of school year
Extended tasks-application of content and skills
ELA
 Writing effectively when analyzing text
 Research simulation
• MATH
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Multi-step problems
Abstract reasoning
Precision and perseverance
Strategic use of tools
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
EOY: End-of-Year Assessment
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Administered after approximately 90% of the
school year.
Math: Short items, concepts and skills
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
SPEAKING AND LISTENING ASSESSMENT
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Assesses how students communicate with one
another.
To be administered during 2015-16 school year.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
HIGHER EXPECTATIONS FOR ELA
 Read sufficiently complex texts (complexity v.
 Write effectively
 Build and present knowledge through research.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
HIGHER EXPECTATIONS FOR MATH
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Reason mathematically.
Solve problems: concepts and practice
Model real world problems
Demonstrate fluency in mathematics
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
Sample of Performance Level Descriptors for Mathematics Grade 3
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
RESOURCES
• http://www.parcconline.org/resources
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There are resources for educators, parents, and a
PARENTS
 FAQ
 Fact Sheet
 PARCC Glossary
 Overview Powerpoint
 New Vision of Assessment Powerpoint
 Expanding Access-A Parent’s Guide
 PARCC Field Test
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community
RESOURCES
EDUCATORS
• Sample Test Questions
• Sample Items
• K-12 Resources
• PARCC Model Content Frameworks
• Non-Summative Assessments
• Expanding Access-A Teacher’s Guide
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Student Focused Community