Plato Courseware and Edmentum Assessments are committed to supporting state, national, and Common Core standards as they evolve, ensuring that you will receive quality rigorous products that fit your needs. As your standards change, you can feel confident knowing that Edmentum will evolve to continue to help your students master the latest requirements. In our continuing effort to stay aligned to the standards, Edmentum now includes the following Test Packs.
National Social Studies
The National Social Studies Test Pack – Edition 2 will provide educators with comprehensive coverage of social studies standards to support teaching and learning; each series includes 3 comparable assessments.
- Grades 3 – 8: National Social Studies Series
- High School: National World History, World Geography, US History, US Government Series
The number of items per test can be determined by using the Edmentum National SS Benchmark Blueprint.
- Grades 3-5, each test will contain 40 items.
- Grades 6-8, each test will contain 45 items.
- High School, each test will contain 50 items.
All tests will consist of Single-Response Multiple Choice, Constructed Response, and Technology-Enhanced (Cloze, Graphic Gap Match, Hot Spot, Hot Text, Matched Pairs, Multiple-Response, Sequencing) items.
For more information on the National SS tests, click here.
The NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) Test Pack will provide educators with comprehensive coverage of science standards to support teaching and learning.
- Grades 3 – 8: National Science Series
- High School: Chemistry, Physical Science, Biology
The number of items per test are as follows:
- Grades 3-5, each test will contain 42 items.
- Grades 6-8, each test will contain 46 items.
- High School, each test will contain between 50 - 62 items.
For more information on the NGSS tests, click here.
Note: Science and Social Studies prescriptions are available for grades 6 – High School. Test Packs for grades 3-5 are offered as practice assessments as well as a way for teachers to monitor the progress of their students in this content area.
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