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ELA Assessment

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Contact Information

Assessment Development ELA

Maja Wilson
360-725-6113

The Smarter Balanced System

Washington uses the Smarter Balanced Assessment System, aligned to the Washington K-12 Learning Standards. The system consist of three major components designed to improve teaching and learning: Summative assessments, Interim assessments, and Tools for Teachers resources focused on the formative assessment process.

WCAP Portal

The WCAP Portal is the access point for assessment tools and resources.

Assessments, Trainings, & Resources

THSS Guides and Rubrics

Grades THSS Guides Rubrics Claim 1 Rubrics Claim 2 Full Write Rubrics Claim 2
3-5 3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
Short Text Rubrics Brief-Write Rubrics Narrative
Informational
Opinion
6-8 6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
Short Text Rubrics Brief-Write Rubrics Narrative
Explanatory
Argumentative
HS High School Short Text Rubrics Brief-Write Rubrics Explanatory
Argumentative