FSA Parent Training Park Springs Elementary November 5, 2014 S A Look Inside the Florida Standards S LAFS- ELA Florida Standards MAFS- Math Florida Standards Florida Standards Location S http://www.flstandards.org/resources/parents _families.aspx Webb’s Depth of Knowledge S Blooms Taxonomy Depths of Knowledge DOK Levels… DOK 1-What is…? DOK 2- Explain why… Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) S FSA Mathematics Grade/Subject Proposed Time 3 4 5 6 7 8 Alg 1 Geo Alg 2 160 minutes 160 minutes 160 minutes 180 minutes 180 minutes 180 minutes 180 minutes 180 minutes 180 minutes Number of Sessions* 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 Computer-Based in 2015? No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes *All sessions administered over two days. For Grades 6-8, Session 1 is on Day 1, Sessions 2 & 3 on Day 2. www.FLDOE.org © 2014, Florida Department of Education. All Rights Reserved. 23 Percentage of Standards Percentage of Standards Percentage of Standards ELA Writing Assessment • The FSA ELA has a Text-Based Writing Component that is administered separately from the rest of the FSA ELA • March 2-13, 2015 • Reported as part of the ELA score. • It is administered earlier to allow time for hand scoring. • 10 point Rubric www.FLDOE.org © 2014, Florida Department of Education. All Rights Reserved. 27 Writing FSA S For the informative/explanatory writing prompts, students will be required to synthesize and analyze ideas from the stimuli to develop and support a controlling idea. S For the opinion/argumentative writing prompts, students will be required to synthesize and analyze ideas and evidence from stimuli. They will use these ideas to present and support an opinion (grades 4‒5) or to argue and support a claim (grades 6‒11). FSA English Language Arts - Writing Component ONLY Grade/Subject Proposed Time 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes Number of ComputerSessions Based in 2015? 1 No 1 Yes 1 Yes 1 Yes 1 Yes 1 Yes 1 Yes 1 Yes www.FLDOE.org © 2014, Florida Department of Education. All Rights Reserved. 29 FSA English Language Arts (Not Including the Writing Component) Grade/ Subject Proposed Time Number of Computer-Based in 2015? Sessions* 3 160 minutes 2 No 4 160 minutes 2 No 5 160 minutes 2 Yes 6 170 minutes 2 Yes 7 170 minutes 2 Yes 8 170 minutes 2 Yes 9 180 minutes 2 Yes 10 180 minutes 2 Yes 11 180 minutes 2 Yes *All sessions administered over two days. www.FLDOE.org © 2014, Florida Department of Education. All Rights Reserved. 30 FSA Training Tests S Parent Objectives S To aide students in completing a Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Training Test and analyze resources in order to: S Understand the rigor/complexity of the assessments. S Learn and become familiar with the FSA vocabulary. S Analyze the test specifications for all subject areas. S Learn what the test questions are going to look like. Log into the FSA portal at http://fsassessments.org/ Training Tests Work with your child to complete all three subject area tests for your child’s grade level. S Use the Quick Guide to Training Tests, Section 2, page 9 to locate test tools. Sample Test Question What Can You Do As a Parent? S Suggestions S Have your child take the online FSA training tests. S Become familiar with the website fsassessments.org. S Take the training test with your child. S Have your child practice typing as much as possible. S Type all written homework assignments (ie. Essays) S Have your child on First In Math as much as possible to work on math fluency. Animated Math Models S Log into Beep S Go to Online Resources (textbooks) S Go to Go Math, and your child’s grade level S Go to Activities and Tools S Then click on Animated Math Models Work on Math Fluency Resources S www.fsassessments.org S www.floridastandards.org S www.beep.browardschools.com S www.firstinmath.com S Additional Resource- www.ixl.com www.achievethecore.org Thank you for attending our Parent Training … If you are a parent of a fifth grader and/or would like to stay to see a few more of the sample test questions, feel free to stay.