Each page of this online tool contains student work samples and scoring guides for one grade level and one content area (e.g., Grade 5 Mathematics).
The sample responses provided here are selections of actual student work from the spring 2018 MCAS administration. In order to protect individual students' privacy, all names and references of a personal nature have been altered or removed. Otherwise, the responses appear as the students wrote them.
An overview of procedures used for scoring student responses and compositions is presented in the MCAS fact sheet, "Scoring Student Answers ...."
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Last Updated: August 28, 2018
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