Performance Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 4 Math)

If you need a way to help kids understand the Common Core standards, use a practice test that is based on learners' performance in fourth grade math. With questions on fractions, data interpretation, and area and perimeter, learners are encouraged to find unique ways to solve problems and to explain their thought process.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids take the Performance Based test in the middle of the grading period, and the End of Year assessment as a summative assessment at the end of a grading period
  • Take your class to the computer lab for the online practice test
  • Go over the answers thoroughly with your class to help them understand the nuances of each section and question
Classroom Considerations

  • 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
Pros

  • Includes an answer page and instructions for proctoring and assessment
  • Provides an online version of the test, as well as a version in Spanish and a large print version
  • Answer key aligns each question to its relevant Common Core standard
  • Rationale for answers is provided in the answer key
  • Teacher reference guide (attached) can guide you through implementing Common Core standards in your classroom
Cons

  • None