Designing Mathematics Assessments

Using released items from state and national mathematics assessments can be helpful in designing a grade level assessment instrument for students to be used as one source of data in the evaluation of teacher professional development or student mathematics interventions.

The list below identifies sources of released assessment items that might be aligned with the content of your program. This list will be updated as additional sources are identified.

New York State Department of Education Released 2017 Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics State Test Questions

New York State Department of Education Released 2016 Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics State Test Questions

PARCC Released Items

NAEP Released Items / NAEP Questions Tool Take a look at this Facebook video for help in using the tool.

Once a pool of items are established, you’ll need to consider next steps to ensure the validity and reliability of the assessment.