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.
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
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
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.