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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in NYST?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The New York State Tests (NYST) is designed to test student understanding and achievement of the Next generation Learning standards.

The tests can be paper based or computer based. The students will encounter 3 different question types as a part of the NYST Tests.

The NYST tetst includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in MCAS?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The Next Gen MCAS is designed to test student understanding and achievement of Massachusetts Learning Standards.

The Next Gen MCAS tests will be conducted online from 2020. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions in the computer based tests. There are 8 different types of question types that the students will face on the Next Gen MCAS

The Next Gen assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in LEAP2025?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The LEAP2025 is designed to test student understanding and achievement of Louisiana Student Standards.

The LEAP2025 tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 14 different types of question types that the students encounter in LEAP2025

Practice of the questions related to the various Louisiana Student standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the LEAP2025.

The LEAP2025 assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in GMAS?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (GMAS) is designed to test student understanding and achievement of the Georgia Standards.

The GMAS tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 7 different types of question types that the students encounter in GMAS

Practice of the questions related to the various Georgia standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the GMAS.

The GMAS assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in FSA?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The FSA is designed to access student understanding and achievement of the Florida Standards.

The tests are conducted online unless there is an approval for an accommodation. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 12 different types of question types that the students encounter in FSA

Practice of the questions related to the various Florida standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the FSA.

The FSA assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



GRID


Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in OST?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The Ohio State Tests (OST) is designed to measure student understanding and achievement of the Ohio Learning Standards.

The tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 12 different types of question types that the students encounter in OST

Practice of the questions related to the various Ohio Learning standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the OST.

The OST assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer



Grid type



Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in MO MAP?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The MO MAP is designed to test student understanding of the Missouri Learning Standards and will involve a variety of new technology-enhanced question. There are 14 different types of question types that the students encounter in MO MAP

Practice of the questions related to the various Missouri Learning Standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the MAP.

The MAP assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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For more information and FAQ related to MAP, click here

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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in MS MAAP?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) is designed to measure student achievement in English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, and US History. Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics, grades 5 and 8 Science, Algebra I, Biology I, English II, and US History.

The tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 14 different types of question types that the students encounter in MAAP

Practice of the questions related to the various Mississippi College and Career-Ready Standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the MAAP.

The MAAP assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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For more information and FAQ related to MAAP, click here

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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in ILEARN?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

ILEARN measures is designed to measure student achievement and growth in Indiana Academic Standards Standards.

Indiana educators, along with test developers, have worked together to create the new computer adaptive assessments .

ILEARN tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 14 different types of question types that the students encounter in ILEARN

Practice of the questions related to the various Indiana Academic standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the ILEARN.

The ILEARN assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


To experience the program and to sign up, click here

For more information and FAQ related to ILEARN, click here

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Why should you be aware of various question types for a good score in TNReady?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well aware of the different question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

TNReady is a part of the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) designed to test student understanding of the Tennessee academic standards.

The TNReady tests is a pencil and paper test for Grade 3-8 Math and ELA, requiring students complete tasks to assess a deeper understanding of the Tennessee academic standards. The students will encounter 7 different types of question types.

Practice of the questions related to the various learning standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the TNReady.

The TNReady assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


To experience the program and to sign up, click here

For more information and FAQ related to TNready, click here

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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in CMAS?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The CMAS is a computer-based assessment developed by educators, along with test developers.

The CMAS tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 14 different types of question types that the students encounter in CMAS

Practice of the questions related to the various learning standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the CMAS.

The CMAS assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation

An equation editor or equation builder /drop down helps student to correctly build the equation using the symbols required for the same.



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


To experience the program and to sign up, click here

For more information and FAQ related to CMAS, click here

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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in ACT Aspire?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The ACT Aspire® is a computer-based longitudinal assessment system for college and career readiness that connects student progress from elementary grades through high school.

Educators, along with test developers, have worked together to create the new computer based English Language Arts and Math Assessments.

The ACT Aspire tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 14 different types of question types that the students encounter in ACT Aspire

Practice of the questions related to the various learning standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the ACT Aspire.

The ACT Aspire assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation

An equation editor or equation builder /drop down helps student to correctly build the equation using the symbols required for the same.



Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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WHY SHOULD YOU BE AWARE OF TECH ENHANCED QUESTION TYPES FOR A GOOD SCORE IN PARCC?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) develop assessments aligned to the rigorous Common Core State Standards.

Educators, along with test developers, have worked together to create the new computer based English Language Arts and Math Assessments.

The PARCC tests are conducted online. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer based tests. There are 14 different types of question types that the students encounter in PARCC

Practice of the questions related to the various CCSS standards in addition to the practice of answering different question types would be the right mix for success on the PARCC.

The PARCC assessment includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Matching Tables

This is a matching question in which the each line item in a row needs to be matched with the correct answer in different columns



Drag and Drop

The question will be followed by different choices. The correct answer choice should be selected, dragged and dropped into the answer box provided.




Hot text

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to highlight the correct answer by clicking on it.



Table Fill in

Students need to understand the logic and fill in the blanks in a given table.



Graphing

This could involve plotting the coordinates or an interactive bar chart



Equation/numeric

The students are expected to give one word answers in a numeric response while an equation drop down would involve building an equation

An equation editor or equation builder /drop down helps student to correctly build the equation using the symbols required for the same.






Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



You can get more practice of these questions in the assessments that mirror the latest blueprints on the Lumos Learning web site.


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Great work for Math and ELA teachers and curriculum leads!

Ms Karol K Harden

Karol is a teacher of mathematics with a vast experience of more than 15 years. She is passionate about teaching and has mentored her peers in best practices of math instruction.She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Middle Tennessee State University in Elementary Education and an active certification from the State of Tennessee as a Professional Educator for grades first through eighth.

Karol was employed in the Maury County Public School System in Columbia, Tennessee for 15 years from 1999-2014. During this tenure, she has spent a major part of her career in teaching students with disabilities in high population, high poverty areas. Karol was selected as Teacher of the Year by her co-workers in 2008 for her contributions in the teaching field. Prior to this, Karol worked for 10 years for the Maury County Family YMCA as the Director of Childcare Services managing a Preschool Program with an enrollment of 100+ children and a staff of 12 full-time teachers.

Mrs. Marisa Adams

Marisa Adams has worked in education industry for the past 13 years. She taught 8th grade US History and was a campus level administrator at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She has served as a curriculum writer and assessor. Her education related publications include two district wide curriculum guides for Katy Independent School District and a curriculum guide for Lumos Learning. She has worked as a presenter at numerous conferences and staff developments. In addition to her campus level work, Marisa serves on U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul’s Educational Advisory Board, and is a member of Texas Council of Women School Executives, American Supervision and Curriculum Development, Phi Kappa Phi, and Delta Kappa Gamma. She has been recognized three times in the Who’s Who in Educational Leadership publication. On a side note, Marisa recently released her first novel.

Mrs. Julie Lyons

Julie Lyons is an educator with more than 13 years of experience in this field and a parent of two.She has been a classroom teacher in both elementary and middle school settings, teaching all subjects (at the elementary level) and Language Arts and Math (at the middle school level). In addition, she served for three years as an instructional coach. In this position, she was responsible for planning, creating and facilitating workshops and meetings related to best practices in teaching, learning and curriculum development.

Ms. Keyana Martinez

Keyana Martinez is a state certified teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She completed her studies at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Mrs. Martinez has been working in the education field for the past 6 years. She has worked as a teacher, tutor, and freelance curriculum developer.

Ms. April LoTempio

April LoTempio has 14 years of experience teaching grades K-6. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Elementary Education from Buffalo State College in New York. She has taught Remedial Reading as well as general classroom for grades 6, 5, and 2. April is now a full-time writer of educational materials and is pursuing her MBA at the University at Buffalo.

Ms. Nicole Fernandez

Nicole Fernandez is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescent/Young Adult Mathematics. She received her Master degree in Education from Arizona State University and is currently pursuing a second degree in Educational Technology. Over the past ten years, she has served as a middle school and high school teacher, academic coach, and curriculum specialist. Nicole absolutely loves to craft lessons that allow students to experience mathematics through discovery, creation, and application.

Mrs. Renee Bade

Renee Bade – M. Ed joined the education industry in 2008 as a second career after over 15 years in industry at a variety of different callings from automotive lab technician, to antifreeze researcher, to environmental and safety professional, to consultant and business owner. In 2006 Renee returned to school and obtained a Masters degree in Education specializing in Middle School Math. Her educational career spans eight years during which time she has taught math curriculums from Grade 7 to Grade 12 in a plethora of classroom environments and as a personal tutor.

Mrs. Julie Turner

Mrs. Julie Turner is a National Board Certified English Language Arts teacher with more than 14 years of experience. She has been a classroom teacher in both elementary and middle school settings, teaching all subjects (at the elementary level) and specializing in literacy (at the middle school level). She has a B.S.E. in Elementary Education with concentration areas in English and Spanish and a M.S.E. in Curriculum & Instruction, both from Arkansas State University. She has successfully completed the ESL Graduate Academy at Henderson State University certifying her to teach English as a Second Language for grades P-12. She has taught at Southside Middle School, West Magnet Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School, Eagle Mountain Health Wellness & International Studies Magnet School, and Mountain View Middle School where she has served as a Pathwise Mentor to novice teachers across the state. Mrs. Turner is married to a history teacher, and they have two children.

Mrs. Heather Dorey

Heather Dorey is an educator with over 13 years’ experience as a classroom teacher, gifted education teacher, and curriculum writer. Heather’s favorite age group is middle school, particularly 6th grade language arts and social studies, but she has enjoyed working with students at all levels from Kindergarten through 8th grade. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Heather enjoys curriculum planning almost as much as she loves teaching. Originally from Arizona, Heather currently resides in Northeast Tennessee with her two teenage daughters, husband, three dogs, and two cats. When she’s not working Heather enjoys reading, doing various craft projects, cooking, hiking, and traveling.

Mrs . Stacy Zeiger

Stacy Zeiger is a former 8th grade English teacher, turned freelance writer. She is focused on helping educators and parents find ways to improve their students’ and children’s education. As a stay-at-home mom and military wife, Stacy has unique experiences to bring to her work. She regularly blogs about education and parenting, develops creative educational activities, writes lesson plans and creates workbooks for all age-levels and subject areas.

Mr. Aaron Spencer

Aaron Spencer is an educator with experience in various realms of the field, including tutoring, teaching, and curriculum development. He has taught and tutored in various counties in the middle Tennessee area over a period of about ten years. His areas of interest include math, Bible, Spanish, and Greek, among other things. He also enjoys playing/coaching soccer and other sports. His wife and seven children are a huge part of his life! Emily, his fifth child, is pictured with him. Though he calls Dickson, TN home, he was actually born in Anchorage, Alaska, where he lived for the first ten years of his life, and has also spent three years living in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico..

Mrs. Jennifer Dermer

Jennifer Dermer – M.Ed., brings a mix of education and international expertise. She has 15+ years of experience in teaching English and English as a Second Language at various levels. Jennifer has taught everything from Kindergarten through the University Level as well as adults in the workplace, both in the United States (NY and CA) and in France, where she lived and worked for nine years. The combination of skills in Jennifer’s education and career (B.S.: Marketing Communications, M.Ed.) allows her as an English teacher to successfully meet her students’ needs, whether for business, tourism, academic, or personal reasons.

Mrs. Jenny Carey

Mrs. Carey is a certified teacher and has taught elementary grades from 1 – 6, specializing in Math and Science. She has taught in both public and charter schools in Connecticut and New York City. She received her Master’s degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, and is now pursuing a Law degree.

Ms. Mariana Christophe

Ms. Christophe is an 8th grade language arts and special education teacher in Hillsdale, New Jersey. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Education from Bucknell University and her Master’s Degree in Learning Disabilities from Teachers College, Columbia University. Before teaching in New Jersey, she taught high school for five years in New York City.

Mrs. Lisa Calamari

Mrs. Calamari is an accomplished teacher in one of the top school district in NJ. She has a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Masters degree in Educational Administration from Caldwell College in Caldwell, NJ and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. She has been a middle school English teacher for over 8 year and does curriculum writing for her school.

Mrs. Villanueva

Mrs. Villanueva is a high school language arts teacher at Bowman High School in Santa Clarita, CA. She has a single-subject teaching credential in English and a Master’s Degree in Education. Mrs. Villanueva has been teaching for 5 years and absolutely loves what she does; she enjoys creating and planning fun and creative curriculum lessons for her “at-risk” high school students.

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