PARCC Resources

Newly released items (from 2015 and 2016 administrations):

https://prc.parcconline.org/assessments/parcc-released-items

 

Online activities from Pearson, the company that has created the test:

PRACTICE TESTS   http://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/

SAMPLE ITEMS   http://parcc.pearson.com/sample-items/

TUTORIALS   http://parcc.pearson.com/tutorial/

 

Discussion of different types of writing required by the PARCC; LOTS of resources

http://www.literacycookbook.com/page.php?id=155

Also, links to PARCC released items:

https://prc.parcconline.org/assessments/parcc-released-items

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Sample questions from the PARCC website AND easy to access

https://richardelementary.wikispaces.com/ELA+-+PARCC+Practice

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https://richardelementary.wikispaces.com/ELA+-+PARCC+Practice

http://achievethecore.org/

 

ACE-rubric-checklist.docx

A.C.E. Paragraph Grading Rubric PARCC

Grade 6 ELA Question Types from PARCC

STEM Questions on PARCC

 

ELA Resources from PARCC:

Test specs (including blueprints, evidence tables and scoring rubrics)

http://www.parcconline.org/assessments/test-design/ela-literacy/test-specifications-documents

ELA Performance Descriptors  (information provided by grade level or grade band)

http://www.parcconline.org/assessments/test-design/ela-literacy/ela-performance-level-descriptors

 

ELA EVIDENCE TABLES BY GRADE LEVEL, READING AND WRITING

http://www.parcconline.org/assessments/test-design/ela-literacy/test-specifications-documents

http://www.parcconline.org/assessments/test-design/ela-literacy/test-specifications-documents