Materials for Use in Teaching Test-Taking Strategies 2008-09

Board Approved programs include the materials below. Released test items from the state can be found at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/css05rtq.asp

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GRADE 2

Language Arts

  • Houghton-Mifflin Reading California: Integrated Theme Tests Teacher's Annotated Edition, Levels 2.1 and 2.2;
  • Theme Skills Tests BLM Complete, Level 2 (BLM and TAE);
  • CA Summative Tests BLMs, Level 2;
  • Teacher's Assessment Handbook, Levels K-6 (all items part of classroom materials set 0-618-27207-0)

Mathematics

  • Scott-Foresman/Addison Wesley California Mathematics: Assessment Sourcebook (0-328- 00890-7);
  • Reading Strategies for Problem Solving - Transparencies and Teacher Guide (0-328-01340-4);
  • California Diagnosis and Intervention System -Part 1 (0-328-01329-3)

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GRADE 3

Language Arts

  • Houghton-Mifflin Reading California: Integrated Theme Tests Teacher's Annotated Edition, Levels 3.1 and 3.2;
  • Theme Skills Tests BLM Complete, Level 3 (BLM and TAE);
  • CA Summative Tests BLMs, Level 3;
  • Teacher's Assessment Handbook, Levels K-6 (all items part of classroom materials set 0-618-27208-9)

Mathematics

  • Scott-Foresman/Addison Wesley California Mathematics: Assessment Sourcebook (0-328- 00891-5);
  • Interactive CD-ROM Package and Teacher Guides (0-201-31393-6);
  • California Diagnosis and Intervention System - Part 2 (0-328- 01330-7)

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GRADE 4

Language Arts

  • Houghton-Mifflin Reading California: Integrated Theme Tests Teacher's Annotated Edition, Level 4;
  • Theme Skills Tests BLM Complete, Level 4 (BLM and TAE);
  • CA Summative Tests BLMs, Level 4;
  • Teacher's Assessment Handbook, Levels K-6 (all items part of classroom materials set 0-618-27209-7)

Mathematics

  • Scott-Foresman/Addison Wesley California Mathematics: Assessment Sourcebook (0-328- 00892-3);
  • Interactive CD-ROM Package and Teacher Guides (0-201-31394-4);
  • California Diagnosis and Intervention System - Part 2 (0-328- 01330-7)

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GRADE 5

Language Arts

  • Houghton-Mifflin Reading California: Integrated Theme Tests Teacher's Annotated Edition, Level 5;
  • Theme Skills Tests BLM Complete, Level 5 (BLM and TAE);
  • CA Summative Tests BLMs, Level 5;
  • Teacher's Assessment Handbook, Levels K-6 (all items part of classroom materials set 0-618-27210-0)

Mathematics

  • Scott-Foresman/Addison Wesley California Mathematics: Assessment Sourcebook (0-328- 00893-1);
  • Interactive CD-ROM Package and Teacher Guides (0-201-31395-2);
  • California Diagnosis and Intervention System - Part 2 (0-328- 01330-7)

Science

  • Materials list to come

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GRADE 6

Language Arts

  • McDougal Littell Reading and Language Arts Program, Gr. 6-8: Any assessment materials in the “California Teacher’s Resource Package,” Gr. 6 (0-618-16838-9), which includes the Test Generator CD-ROM (0-618-18226-8);
  • Any assessment materials in the “Language of Literature California Implementation Pak," Gr. 6 (0-618-25762-4);
  • Also, for special populations, “Bridges to Literature” Assessment Book, Level I (0-618-13804-8)

Mathematics

  • CA Student Edition, Holt CA Course 1: Numbers to Algebra (c)2008 - chapter and unit tests (9780030923159)
  • CA Standards Daily Flip Chart, Holt California Course 1 (9780554025506)
  • Focus on California Standards: Benchmark Tests and Answers (9780030945243)

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GRADE 7

Language Arts

  • McDougal Littell Reading and Language Arts Program, Gr. 6-8: Any assessment materials in the “California Teacher’s Resource Package,” Gr. 7 (0-618-15525-2), which includes the Test Generator CD-ROM (0-618-18228-4);
  • Any assessment materials in the “Language of Literature California Implementation Pak," Gr. 7 (0-618-25763-2);
  • Also, for special populations, “Bridges to Literature” Assessment Book, Level II (0-618-27015-9)

Mathematics

  • CA Student Edition, Holt CA Course 2: Pre-Algebra (c)2008 - chapter and unit tests (9780030923166)
  • CA Standards Daily Flip Chart, Holt California Course 2 (9780554025513)
  • Focus on California Standards: Benchmark Tests and Answers (9780030945717)

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GRADE 8

Language Arts

  • McDougal Littell Reading and Language Arts Program, Gr. 6-8: Any assessment materials in the “California Teacher’s Resource Package,” Gr. 8 (0-618-16839-7), which includes the Test Generator CD-ROM (0-618-18229-2);
  • Any assessment materials in the “Language of Literature California Implementation Pak," Gr. 8 (0-618-25764-0);
  • Also, for special populations, “Bridges to Literature” Assessment Book, Level III (0-618-27016-7)

Mathematics

  • CA Standards Daily Flip Chart, Holt California Algebra 1 (9780554025520)
  • Focus on California Standards: Benchmark Tests and Answers (9780030946752)

Science

  • Materials list to come