Posted are resources to support teachers and students with the Smarter Balanced assessment. Check back for new resources, that will be posted throughout the school year.
|Dhar Mann Vid||I have created text-dependent questions for the Dhar Mann video, “Girl Scout Gets Revenge on Boy Scout.” I used question stems matched to the Smarter Balanced assessment||here|
|Dhar Mann Vid||Using stems from Smarter Balanced, students watch Dhar Mann’s video, “Rich Kid Makes Fun of Poor Kids Halloween Costume” and answer a series of Text-Dependent Questions.||here|
|Beard Meats Food||Using stems from Smarter Balanced, students watch the video and then answer a series of text-based questions||here|
|Valentines Reader’s Theater Mystery||Students read from a Reader’s Theater script before answer questions with stems that match the state assessment||here|
|Revising body paragraphs||Students are taught about body paragraphs and then carefully study a paragraph and identify the main idea. This is followed by finding evidence that does not support the main idea.||Lesson|
|Content Explorer||From Smarter Balanced, use this site to learn how test items connect to academic standards.||here|
|Tools for Teachers||From Smarter Balanced, educator-created lessons, activities, strategies, and professional development to help tailor instruction and boost learning.||here|