Sycamore Times

SBAC PREPARATION ISSUE

SBAC CLASSROOOM ACTIVITIES

3rd Grade:

Land Formations (ELA)

Making Sandwiches (Math)


4th Grade:

Spiders and Insects (ELA)

Class Pet (Math)


5th Grade:

Power of Water (ELA)

Cabinet Organization (Math)


6th Grade:

Inventions (ELA)

Budgeting (Math)

Accommodations and Designated Supports

Some of the designated supports and accommodations require additional follow-up. Please be aware of the following if you are recommending anything below for any of your students.


Multiplication Chart: The multiplication chart for the SBAC must be the SBAC-approved one and can be printed for students from: http://caaspp.org/rsc/pdfs/CAASPP.multiplication-table.pdf


Read Aloud Training: If read aloud is selected as a designated support or accommodation, there are very strict guidelines - THESE MUST BE PRINTED AND FOLLOWED BY ANYONE ACTING AS A READ ALOUD! As a Site Team, please ensure this is followed!http://www.smarterbalanced.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Read-Aloud-Guidelines.pdf


Scribe Training: If scribe is selected as a designated support or accommodation, there are very strict guidelines - THESE MUST BE PRINTED AND FOLLOWED BY ANYONE ACTING AS A SCRIBE! As a Site Team, please ensure this followed! http://www.smarterbalanced.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Scribing-Protocol.pdf


Embedded Designated Supports - Glossaries: Those accessing a translation glossary must have it indicated in TOMS prior to test - here is a quick worksheet packet to show students so they are familiar with accessing the glossary:

http://caaspp.org/rsc/pdfs/CAASPP.using-embedded-glossaries.2015.pdf


Text-to-Speech Designated Support Update: The Text-to-Speech Designated Support can now be checked for both ELA and Math items, please go back into TOMS and check the both button if this applies to your students.


Keyboard Commands: Although not included in supports and accommodations, the SBAC Keyboard commands can be made available to students during the assessment and can be found at:

http://caaspp.org/rsc/pdfs/KeyboardCommandsForStudents.2015.pdf

HELP ME!!!!!

District support is available to support us through this assessment season. If at any time you find yourself in a bind, please ask our site testing team or please pick up a district phone and dial xHELP.