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 2019 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 …."
Right-click on the appropriate page and select "Print" from the pop-up menu, or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-p on a PC or Command-p on a Mac.
Select "Print Now" from the top or bottom right side of the page, or use the instructions given above for printing rubrics .
Last Updated: August 28, 2019
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