The LDOE has compiled teacher resources into one place. Resources available include: standards, end of the year assessments, sample student learning targets,k scope and sequence resources, unit and lesson assessments and resources, etc.
After establishing a year-long scope and sequence, a teacher plans to assess and teach at the unit level. While the department will be providing some sample unit assessment and tools, teachers will regularly create mathand ELA unit plans to meet the needs of their students
The EAGLE (Enhanced Assessment of Grade-Level Expectations) is an online classroom tool that is available to students, teachers, and administrators. Teachers can use pre-made tests or create their own tests using content that has been written specifically to the Louisiana Grade-Level Expectations (GLEs). EAGLE is designed to help teachers identify student strengths and weaknesses, access targeted classroom resources, and refine instructional strategies based on student assessment and performance.
The Texas Education Agency has released these interactive, online versions of their TAKS exams from 2009, covering all grade levels and subjects involved in their standardized testing -- great practice for your students.
For grades two through eleven, find former standardized tests for both language arts and math, with history in grades 6-8 and 11, and science tests for grades 5, 8, and 10, along with high school biology tests.
We're sampling tests from around the country today to give you some prep exams for your students. These ones are from the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP), and cover grades 3-8, with a study guide at the 2nd link above.
Louisiana is one of 24 states participating in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC. PARCC, which was awarded a $186 million Race to the Top Assessment grant in September 2010, is developing a common set of K-12 assessments in English Language Arts and mathematics that are centered on measuring student progress based on the knowledge and skills necessary for high school graduates to be prepared for college and careers. The assessments, set to be ready in time for the 2014-2015 school year, will mark student progress from 3rd to 12th grade.