End of Year Practice Test (Algebra I)

This complete multiple choice and short answer practice end-of-year test for algebra 1 offers a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or prepare the class for the format of the test, or sprinkle the questions into assignments throughout the year, to keep material and formatting fresh in their minds. A great resource to keep daily material aligned to assessment.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Use individual or a group of problems as warm-ups to keep the class familiar with the format and language of end-of-year testing
  • Use the lesson at the end of the year, as testing approaches
  • Try using this for speed drills to increase problem-solving abilities under pressure
Classroom Considerations
  • Non-calculator vs. calculator sections might become mixed up if instructor does not monitor carefully
  • Some instructions are specific to PARCC if used as practice in a district utilizing a different test
  • No answer key provided (but referenced in included material list as http://www.parcconline.org/sites/parcc/files/math-Algebra1EOY-PaperPracticeTestAnswerKey.pdf)
  • Informational guide also not included but referenced in included materials list http://www.parcconline.org/sites/parcc/files/InformationalGuidetoAlgebraISummativeAssessments%202-2-14.pdf
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Complete practice test, including directions and formatting
  • Multiple question formats for practicing skills
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