Middle School Common Assessment Documents
Middle School Common Assessment Maps
The common assessment maps listed below are a guide to the required district common assessments to be administered to all ELA students, including ESL, ELL and Special Education students. Teachers of Spanish Language Arts (ALE) courses should consult the ELL department for guidelines for common assessment administration. An in-depth explanation of how to administer all aspects of the district LA common assessments is contained in the "Explanation of Common Assessment Administration" document listed below. Teachers or administrators who have questions related to the common assessments should contact the Literacy Office at ext. 7193.
7th Grade LA Common Assessment Map **UPDATED**
8th Grade LA Common Assessment Map **UPDATED**
Secondary "Explanation of Common Assessment Maps" for district common assessments **UPDATED**
The "Explanation of Common Assessment Maps" is an in-depth explanation of how to use the assessment maps available at each grade level, along with other important notes pertaining to the administration of the common assessments. This documents also briefly explains accommodations / modifications that may be used with special populations.
Middle School Rubrics for Grading Common Assessments **UPDATED**
The rubrics listed below align with the prompts listed in the common assessment plans by grade level. Rubrics should be given to and discussed with students on a regular basis in preparation for the common assessment. Starting in the 2019-20 school year all rubrics have been updated to include "I Can" statements, which provide student friendly language.
7th Grade Common Assessment Rubrics **UPDATED**
8th Grade Common Assessment Rubrics **UPDATED**