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RICAS Accommodations and Accessibility Features Manual contains all of the information on allowable accommodations for students with disabilities and English Learners and accessibility features for all students.
Bilingual dictionaries should not be given to a student on the day of testing. As a rule, bilingual dictionaries and glossaries may not contain any pictures, or definitions; only word-to-word dictionaries and glossaries are permitted.
RICE encourages educators to familiarize any student who will be using these reference sheets or graphic organizers with these tools during instruction throughout the school year since students using these tools should be comfortable using them during RICAS testing.
While text or graphics may not be added, it is permissible to remove text or graphics to suit the needs of the student. NOTE about using pre-approved graphic organizers and reference sheets during testing and instruction: These graphic organizers and reference sheets may be helpful to students without disabilities.
If appropriate, educators may use these graphic organizers and reference sheets during instruction for all students, not just students with disabilities.
Educators should not feel the need to incorporate these graphic organizers or reference sheets into their instruction if they have others they use or feel they are not appropriate for their students.ClassZone Book Finder.
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State writing assessments are correlated to state writing standards. These standards-based tests measure what students know in relation to what they’ve been taught. Online homework and grading tools for instructors and students that reinforce student learning through practice and instant feedback.
Georgia’s performance-based writing assessments are administered to students in grades three, five, eight, and eleven. Student writing samples are evaluated on an analytic scoring system in all grades to provide diagnostic feedback to teachers, students, and parents about individual performance.
Computer Adaptive Tests in Mathematics. Beginning in , most students taking the grades 3, 6, 7 and 8 mathematics tests were administered a computer adaptive version of .
If students have grown up with the Writing Units of Study, by grade 5 they are familiar with most (if not all) of the skills required for fifth-grade standards.