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Online MSP Training Tests
The Washington State Testing Portal provides a variety of resources for Washington State testing for test administrators, educators, and parents, including the online MSP science training tests for grades 5 and 8. Follow the Practice and Training test links.

Science Short-Answer Scoring Trainings
Video presentations showing how student responses are scored using rubrics for Biology EOC/COE and Science MSP.

Science Assessment Update
These documents include: information about the science assessment system; sample items to familiarize teachers and students with the item types on the assessments; and scoring information for educators.

Grade 5 2014 2013 2012 2011
Grade 8 2014 2013 2012 2011
Biology 2014 2013 2012  

Lessons Learned from Scoring Student Work
The Science Assessment Team shares observations about student responses for the Measurements of Student Progress and the Biology End-of-Course exam pilot items.

Science Short-Answer Item Templates
Templates that can be edited for use in classroom practice by incorporating content from any unit in a science curriculum.




   Updated 12/28/2016

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