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2014-15 NeSA-W Practice Test & Field Test

2014-15 Practice Test & Field Test Training (Powerpoint)

2014-15 Practice Test & Field Test Training (recording)

2014 NeSA-Writing Grade 4 Rubric/Rangefinding Review

The Nebraska Department of Education will be conducting a full day workshop for grade 4 teachers of writing.  The day will include the opportunity to explore and recognize the levels of scoring using the NeSA-Writing rubric.  The workshop will start with a look at the rubric and scoring process, move to scoring of actual papers in a manner similar to range finding, and finally, will include a discussion of approaches and methods teachers are using to improve student writing in their classrooms.  We invite teachers to bring a classroom writing instructional strategy or suggestion to share.  Each session is limited to 40 participants, two per school, four per district.

Sign in- 8:00-8:30.
Workshop 8:30-3:30
Morning coffee and lunch provided for registration fee.

Date

Location

Registration

October 21

Scottsbluff: ESU 13

Email: soar@esu13.org

October 22

Kearney: Ramada Inn

Registration form

October 23

Kearney: Ramada Inn

Registration form

October 24

Beatrice: ESU 5

Email: pcrawfor@esu5.org 402-223-5277

October 27

Omaha: ESU 3

Registration form

*registration fee is non-refundable

Score Verification

Sample of Score Verification

Grade 4
Grade 8
Grade 11

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 2014 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide:

NEW 2014 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

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)
     
2014 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample 2014 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample 2014 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Sample
     
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

2014 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

2013 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

2012 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

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