PARCC Assessment Prototypes for Mathematics and ELA
Sample task items for the new assessment beginning in 2014-2015
3rd Grade Math Tasks and Sample Assessment Items:
4th Grade Math Tasks and Sample Assessment Items:
7th Grade Math Tasks and Sample Assessment Items:
7th Grade ELA Tasks and Sample Assessment Items:
“The Biography of Amelia Earhart”
Amelia Earhart TM/® is a trademark of Amy Kleppner, as heir to the Estate of Muriel Morrissey, licensed by CMG Worldwide. www.AmeliaEarhart.com
"Earhart’s Final Resting Place Believed Found" by Rossella Lorenzi posted on the Discovery News website on October 23. 2009. <http://news.discovery.com/history/amelia-earhart-resting-place.html> Courtesy of Discovery Communications, LLC.
“Amelia Earhart’s Life and Disappearance" (transcript in PDF format and video). WatchMojo. February 28, 2012. http://www.watchmojo.com/index.php?id=9083. Web. Courtesy ofWatchMojo.com
Grade 7 Sample Item Set--Revised 4-21-14.pdf
8th Grade Math Tasks and Sample Assessment Items:
8th Grade ELA Tasks and Sample Assessment Items:
Passage #1: Excerpt from BRIAN'S WINTER by Gary Paulsen. Permission pending by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved.
Passage #2: Excerpt from Call of the Wild by Jack London. In the public domain and can be obtained at Gutenberg.org.