Test Prep Resources

Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments

Testing can be intimidating for first time students, especially if they are not comfortable working with computers, reading, or answering questions on a screen. There are multiple ways to help reduce your child’s anxiety without teaching to the test or spending extensive amounts of time practicing. Working with the test interface and becoming familiar with the available tools on practice test site along with regular typing practice can make a huge difference.

Lumos Learning

Website with a bank of SBAC-like practice questions for all different grade levels in both Language Arts and Math. You can choose questions based on the types of skills you want to target. From the home page, go to Resources>Free Practice Tests>SBAC.
Offline Typing Resources

Offline typing resources for those families who do not wish to access the internet.

Using A Mouse

Practice websites to become familiar with using a mouse

Universal Tools- tools available within the test interface

Brief tutorials created by an Inspire teacher that walk students through the different tools available within the SBAC test interface.

Math Universal Tools Video

ELA Universal Tools Video

Question Types Video Tutorial

A video tutorial that shows how students will interact with different question types.

Question Types Video Tutorial

Workbooks to help practice for the test

If you prefer a workbook to assist in practicing skills and questions types of the SBAC here are a few options.

SBAC Test Prep

Spectrum Test Prep

California Test Prep SBAC