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Practice Site Guidance Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Online_Practice_Site_Guidance.pdf
Updated November 10, 2017

Practice Site Guidance Document

This document provides guidance for the online practice tests and released items, including an overview of the available tests, how to sign into the Student Practice Site, and the available features. Additional information about the Test Administrator Practice Site and the Student Practice Site is available in the Test Administrator User Guide.

Grades 3-5 Informative/Explanatory Rubric /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/ELA_Rubric_Informational_G3-5.pdf
Grades 3-5 Opinion Rubric /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/ELA_Rubric_Opinion_G3-5.pdf
Grades 6-12 Informative/Explanatory Rubric /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/ELA_Rubric_Informational_G6-12.pdf
Grades 6-12 Argumentation Rubric /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/ELA_Rubric_Argumentation_G6-12.pdf

Writing Rubrics

Two writing rubrics are available for grades 3 through 5: informative/explanatory and opinion. Two writing rubrics are available for grades 6 through high school: informative/explanatory and argumentation. Each rubric describes the score point characteristics across three domains.

Grade 3 English Language Arts Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/G3_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
Grade 4 English Language Arts Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/G4_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
Grade 5 English Language Arts Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/G5_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
Grade 6 English Language Arts Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/G6_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
Grade 7 English Language Arts Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/G7_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
Grade 8 English Language Arts Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/G8_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
English Language Arts I Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/ELAI_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
English Language Arts II Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/ELAII_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf

English Language Arts Practice Tests Scoring Guides

These documents provide the answer keys and scoring guides for the English Language Arts Practice Tests available on the Student Practice Site. They include the item type, the content standard and content statement assessed, an answer key (for some item types) and the number of points associated with each item. They also include the guidelines for scoring (i.e., scoring rubrics), sample responses and notes on scoring and rationales that describe why response options are correct or incorrect.

Grade 3 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_G3-ELA_FBL_081117.pdf
Grade 4 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_G4_ELA.pdf
Grade 5 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_G5_ELA.pdf
Grade 6 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_G6_ELA.pdf
Grade 7 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_G7_ELA.pdf
Grade 8 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_G8-ELA_FBL_081617.pdf
English Language Arts I Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_ELA_I.pdf
English Language Arts II Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_ELA_II.pdf

Paper English Language Arts Practice Tests

These documents contain the items from the online English language arts practice tests that can be rendered on paper. These PDFs can be downloaded and printed for use as practice tests in place of the online practice tests.

Large Print Grade 3 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G3ELA.pdf
Large Print Grade 4 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G4ELA.pdf
Large Print Grade 5 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G5ELA.pdf
Large Print Grade 6 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G6ELA.pdf
Large Print Grade 7 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G7ELA.pdf
Large Print Grade 8 English Language Arts Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G8ELA.pdf
Large Print English Language Arts I Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_ELAI.pdf
Large Print English Language Arts II Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_ELAII.pdf

Large Print Paper English Language Arts Practice Tests

These large print documents contain the items from the online English language arts practice tests that can be rendered on paper. These PDFs can be downloaded and printed for use as large print practice tests in place of the online practice tests.

Note: These large print paper practice tests can be used with the existing paper practice test answer documents and scoring guides available on this page of the portal.

Braille English Language Arts Practice Tests

Braille practice tests are available for students who are blind and read braille. Districts may request braille practice test materials for all grades and subjects by contacting the Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials Center.

Grade 5 English Language Arts Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_G5_ELA.pdf
Grade 6 English Language Arts Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_G6_ELA.pdf
Grade 7 English Language Arts Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_G7_ELA.pdf
Grade 8 English Language Arts Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_G8_ELA.pdf
English Language Arts I Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_ELA_I.pdf
English Language Arts II Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_ELA_II.pdf

Paper English Language Arts Practice Tests Answer Documents

These answer documents can be used in conjunction with the paper practice tests for students to record responses. Note that the Grades 3 and 4 English language arts tests do not have an answer document, as the responses can be recorded directly in the test booklet. This is mirrors the operational presentation of the Grades 3 and 4 tests.

Spring 2016 Grade 3 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_G3_ELA_ItemReleaseScoringGuide_Sp16.pdf
Spring 2016 Grade 4 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/0016577-OST_G4_ELA_ItemReleaseScoringGuide_Sp16.pdf
Spring 2016 Grade 5 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/0016578-OST_G5_ELA_ItemReleaseScoringGuide_Sp16.pdf
Spring 2016 Grade 6 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/0016579-OST_G6_ELA_ItemReleaseScoringGuide_Sp16.pdf
Spring 2016 Grade 7 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/0016580-OST_G7_ELA_ItemReleaseScoringGuide_Sp16.pdf
Spring 2016 Grade 8 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_G8_ELA_ItemReleaseScoringGuide_Sp16.pdf
Spring 2017 Grade 3 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp17_G3_ELA_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2017 Grade 4 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Grade-4-ELA_Sp17_Item-Release-Scoring-Guide_FBL_Updated-July-2017.pdf
Spring 2017 Grade 5 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Grade-5-ELA_Sp17_Item-Release-Scoring-Guide_FBL.pdf
Spring 2017 Grade 6 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp17_G6_ELA_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2017 Grade 7 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Grade-7-ELA_Sp17_Item-Release-Scoring-Guide_FBL_Updated-July-2017.pdf
Spring 2017 Grade 8 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Grade-8-ELA_Sp17_Item-Release-Scoring-Guide_FBL.pdf
Spring 2017 ELA I Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_ELA-I_Sp17_Item-Release-Scoring-Guide_FBL.pdf
Spring 2017 ELA II Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp17_ELAII_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Fall 2017 Grade 3 ELA Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Fall17_G3_ELA_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Fall 2017 ELA I Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Fall17_ELAI_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf

English Language Arts Item Release Scoring Guides

These documents provide the answer keys and scoring guides for the Spring 2016, Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 English Language Arts Item Release Tests. They include the item type, the content strand and content statement assessed, an answer key (for some item types) and the number of points associated with each item. They also include the guidelines for scoring (i.e., scoring rubrics), sample responses and notes on scoring and rationales that describe why response options are correct or incorrect.

Note: At this time, only the Spring 2016 and Spring 2017 English Language Arts Item Release Tests are available on the Student Practice Site.