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Practice Site Guidance Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Online_Practice_Site_Guidance.pdf
Released Item Scoring Guidance /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Released_Items_Scoring_Guidance_Mathematics.pdf

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.

Released Item Scoring Guidance

This document provides additional information and clarification on scoring the various item types on the Ohio’s State Tests in mathematics.

American Government Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/AmGov_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf
Grade 4 Social Studies Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Grade-4SS_Practice-Test_Scoring-Guide_FBL_Updated-July-2017.pdf
Grade 6 Social Studies Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Grade-6SS_Practice-Test-Scoring-Guide_FBL_Updated-July-2017.pdf
American History Practice Test Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/AmHist_PT_ScoringGuide.pdf

Social Studies Practice Tests Scoring Guides

These documents provide the answer keys and scoring guides for the Social Studies 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 4 Social Studies Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Paper_Practice_G4_SS.pdf
Grade 6 Social Studies Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Paper_Practice_G6_SS.pdf
American Government Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Paper_Practice_AG.pdf
American History Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Paper_Practice_AH.pdf

Paper Social Studies Practice Tests

These documents contain the items from the online social studies 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 4 Social Studies Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G4SS.pdf
Large Print Grade 6 Social Studies Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_G6SS.pdf
Large Print American Government Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_AG.pdf
Large Print American History Practice Test /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_Practice_LP_AH.pdf

Large Print Paper Social Studies Practice Tests

These large print documents contain the items from the online social studies 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: The 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 Social Studies 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 6 SS PT Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_G6-SS-2.pdf
American Government PT Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_AG-2.pdf
American History PT Answer Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OST_AD_Practice_AH-1.pdf

Paper Social Studies 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 Grade 4 Social Studies 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 Grade 4  tests.

Spring 2015 Grade 4 Social Studies Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp15_G4_SS_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2015 Grade 6 Social Studies Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp15_G6_SS_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2015 American Government Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp15_AmericanGov_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2015 American History Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp15_AmericanHist_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf

Spring 2015 Social Studies Item Release Tests Scoring Guides

These documents provide the answer keys and scoring guides for the Spring 2015 Social Studies Item Release 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.

Spring 2016 Grade 4 Social Studies Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp16_G4_SS_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2016 Grade 6 Social Studies Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp16_G6_SS_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2016 American Government Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp16_AmericanGov_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2016 American History Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp16_AmericanHist_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf

Spring 2016 Social Studies Item Release Tests Scoring Guides

These documents provide the answer keys and scoring guides for the Spring Spring 2016 Social Studies Item Release 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.

Spring 2017 Grade 4 Social Studies Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp17_G4_SS_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2017 Grade 6 Social Studies Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp17_G6_SS_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2017 American Government Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp17_AmericanGov_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2017 American History Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp17_AmericanHist_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf

Spring 2017 Social Studies Item Release Tests Scoring Guides

These documents provide the answer keys and scoring guides for the Spring Spring 2017 Social Studies Item Release 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.

Spring 2018 American Government Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp18_AmericanGov_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf
Spring 2018 American History Item Release Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Sp18_AmericanHist_ItemRelease_ScoringGuide.pdf

Spring 2018 Social Studies Item Release Tests Scoring Guides

These documents provide the answer keys and scoring guides for the Spring Spring 2018 Social Studies Item Release 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.