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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

MCAS-Alt Sample Strands

The sample MCAS-Alt portfolio strands below represent a cross-section of content areas and grades. Samples will be added as they become available.


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Language — Grade 6
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Reading — Informational Text — Grade 8
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Writing — Grade 10


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Numbers and Fractions — Grade 4
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Ratios and Proportions — Grade 7
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Geometry — Grade 10

Science and Technology/Engineering (STE)

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Life Science — Grade 5
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Physical Science — Grade 8

Last Updated: July 1, 2020

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