Resource Library

The Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) reviews a variety of resources, ranging from guidance documents, research papers, and policy briefs to tools and websites aimed at supporting state and local education agency leadership in making decisions about their standards, assessment programs, and accountability systems. Reviewed resources are added monthly. 

English Language Arts/Literacy Formative Assessments (K-2)

PARCC has developed a set of assessment resources designed to support the measurement of student knowledge and skills in the lower grades. The resources included on the K-2 Formative Assessments page align to the Common Core State Standards and to the PARCC assessment system. The documents are...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 1,309
Date created: 04/22/2015 - 17:09

Overview of Grades 3-8 PARCC Assessments

The 3-8 Assessment page provides information about the PARCC assessments that will be administered at each grade level in English language arts/literacy and mathematics. PARCC assessment information includes: an overview of the system components a description of the four non-summative assessment...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 54
Date created: 04/22/2015 - 17:52

High School Standards Analysis

The High School Assessment page provides information about the two required PARCC assessment components and descriptions of two optional non-summative tools that are available to educators as part of the assessment system. PARCC assessment information includes: an overview of the system components...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 42
Date created: 04/22/2015 - 18:07

English Language Arts/Literacy Model Content Frameworks for K-2

The PARCC K-2 Model Content Frameworks for English Language Arts/Literacy is designed to bridge standards to instruction and assessment by

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 113
Date created: 04/24/2015 - 15:40

English Language Arts Model Content Frameworks for Grades 3-11

The PARCC Model Content Frameworks are resources designed to bridge standards to instruction and assessment by clarifying areas of emphasis in each grade; specifying grade to grade changes in expectations; and offering illustrative curriculum sequences. The resource site provides educators with...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 213
Date created: 04/26/2015 - 20:28

Mathematics Model Content Frameworks for Grades 3-11

The PARCC Model Content Frameworks are resources designed to help inform development of PARCC assessments, and support implementation of the Common Core State Standards.  The resource site provides educators with access to the following resources:

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 645
Date created: 04/26/2015 - 20:51

English Language Arts Claims Structure

Reading Claim For the reading claim, the performance levels at each grade level are differentiated by three factors: Text complexity The range of accuracy in expressing reading comprehension demonstrated in student responses; and The quality of evidence cited from sources read These claims reflect ...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 848
Date created: 04/26/2015 - 21:13

Mathematics Claims Structure

PARCC has made available a series of Mathematics Test Specifications Documents. Included is a set of documents that detail the master mathematics assessment claim and the four sub-claims that will be used to measure student achievement. These 1-page documents detail expected point scores and are...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 120
Date created: 04/26/2015 - 21:22

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