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2014 NeSA-Writing 4th Grade Field Test

Available to all 4th grade Teachers. The field test window runs from March 3-May 16. Interested participants should contact the NDE Assessment office at: nde.stateassessment@nebraska.gov

NeSA-Writing Test Training

NeSA-Writing Test Administration Training WebEx (recording)

2013-2014 NeSA-W Online & Paper Pencil Test Administration Training

2013-2014 eDirect User Guide-NeSA Writing Test

2013-2014 NeSA-W Online Test Administration Manual

2013-2014 NeSA-W Paper Pencil Test Administration Manual

2013-2014 NeSA Practice Test Training

Uploading Multiple Students for the NeSA-W Practice Test

2013 NeSA Practice Test Training (recording)

2013 NeSA-Writing Practice Test Training (PowerPoint)

2013-2014 NeSA-W Practice Test eDirect User Guide

2013 NeSA-Writing Rubric/Scoring Training

2013 NeSA-Writing Rubric/Scoring Training- PowerPoint

NeSA-W Rubric/Scoring Training- Practice Papers Grade 4

NeSA-W Rubric/Scoring Training- Practice Papers Grade 8

NeSA-W Rubric/Scoring Training- Practice Papers Grade 11

NEW 2013 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide:

NEW 2013 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide:

2013-2014 NeSA Writing Schedule:

*NDE suggests those in attendance of Rubric/Scoring practice would include teachers, writing supervisors, and DAC’s

November 4, 2013
Preliminary Pre-ID Info to Test Systems Programs
 
November 8, 2013
Determine Paper/Pencil and On-line Test Quantities
 
November 8, 2013
NeSA-W Field Test Training WebEX
1:00 PM CST
November 12, 2013
NeSA-W Field Test Training WebEX
9:00 AM CST
November 13, 2013
Tickets available for Writing Field Test grades 8 & 11 On-line
 
November 13-December 20
Writing Field Test Window
 
January 6, 2014
Districts Receive paper/Pencil 4th grade writing materials
 
January 6, 2014
WebEx-Writing Administration
1:00-2:30 PM CST
January 8, 2014
WebEx-Writing Administration
10:00-11:30 AM CST
January 8, 2014
Grade 8 & 11 Writing Session Tickets available to districts
 
January 20-February 7, 2014
NeSA-Writing Testing Window
 
February 12, 2014
Writing Paper/Pencil Materials returned to Scoring Center
 
May 2014
Release of NeSA-Writing Scores-All grades
 

*Sign In for Rubric/Scoring Practice from 8:00-8:30am

NeSA Writing Conversion Tables

NeSA-W Cut Scores for Grades 4, 8 and 11

NeSA-W Conversion Tables - Grade 4

NeSA-W Conversion Tables - Grade 8

NeSA-W Conversion Tables - Grade 11

Useful NeSA Writing Testing Tools:

Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 11
     
Grade 4 Analytic Rubric Grade 8 Analytic Rubric Grade 11 Analytic Rubric
     
NeSA-W PLD Grade 4 NeSA-W PLD Grade 8 NeSA-W PLD Grade 11
     
Characteristics of the Mode - Narrative Characteristics of the Mode - Descriptive Characteristics of the Mode - Persausive
     
NeSA-W Conversion Tables - Gr 4 NeSA-W Conversion Tables - Gr 8 NeSA-W Conversion Tables - Gr 11
  Combined Grades 8 and 11 Conversion Table  
     
Writing Raw Score Calculator - .xlsx version Writing Raw Score Calculator - .xlsx version Writing Raw Score Calculator - .xls version
     
Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 4 Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 8 Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 11
     
Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 4 (Spanish) Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 8 (Spanish) Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 11 (Spanish)
     
2013 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample 2013 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample 2013 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Sample
     
2012 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample 2012 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample 2012 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Guide and Examples
     
  2011 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample 2011 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Guide and Examples
     
NeSA Writing PowerPoint - Analytic Training for Grade 4 - July 2012
   
NeSA Writing PowerPoint - Analytic Training for Grades 8 and 11 in November 2011
     
Grade 11 Online Pilot Analytic Rubric Training Broadcast
     
Sample 4th Grade Prompts Sample 8th Grade Prompts Sample 11th Grade Prompts

NeSA-Writing Technical Reports

2013 NeSA Writing Technical Report

2012 NeSA Writing Technical Report: Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) Spring 2012 Writing Test, Grades 4, 8, and 11 (Data Recognition Corporation)

2011 NeSA Writing Technical Report: Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) Spring 2011 Writing Test, Grades 4, 8 and 11 (Data Recognition Corporation)

Conducting an Alignment Study for the  Nebraska Statewide Writing Assessment (March 2009)

 

NeSA-Writing Interpretive Guides:

Nebraska Analytic Scoring Model

2013 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

2012 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

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