ODE Releases Additional Writing Test Items

Release of Additional Writing Test Items

A release of a grade 3 and high school ELA I writing item from the fall 2017 Ohio State English Language Arts Tests is now available in the Ohio’s State Test portal

These items give educators insight into the kinds of questions students experienced, and they are a useful tool to inform classroom instruction. Both teachers and parents may use this resource to help students know what to expect.

Included with each item in this release are the associated learning standard(s) and the scoring rubrics. Examples of student responses also are available to illustrate actual work and the corresponding points earned on the student examples.

Also released are a couple more examples of 0 pt. student responses for grades 3, 6, and ELA II from the spring 2017 Ohio State English Language Arts Tests.

For more resources regarding Ohio’s English Language Arts assessments click here.