The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assesses students in Grades 3-11. MC² PARCC materials are designed to give teachers practical strategies to prepare students for the types of tasks they will experience on the online assessment.
Preparing for Spring 2018 PARCC
PARCC Practice Test Item Packets
Use the MC² Thinking Protocol: Meaningful PARCC Test Prep with PARCC sample test items regularly (1-2 times per week). Refer to the MC2 PARCC Practice Test Item Packets below.
Check out the PARCC Spring 2017 resources including Training Sets with Scoring Rubrics at https://parcc-assessment.org/released-items/?fwp_subject_facet=mathematics.
In preparation for the Spring 2018 PARCC Assessment, MC² invites you to view free New Mexico Public Education Department Webinars regarding Sub-Claim C (expressing mathematical reasoning) and Sub-Claim D (modeling/application). The PARCC Claims Structure is not explicitly found in the CCSS-M as domains; however, it describes how PARCC is assessing the content and practice standards. You may view the pre-recorded webinars anytime at: http://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/bureaus/math-science/parcc/
Preparing for Spring 2017 PARCC
PARCC Math Assessment Technology Navigation Videos:
Following are MC² teacher information sessions on how to help students fluently utilize the technology tools associated with the PARCC assessment. The purpose of these grade-band online tutorials is to demonstrate with commentary how to navigate and use the tools available for the Computer-Based Assessments. Sample items in the tutorials are used to familiarize students and educators with the technology platform for taking the PARCC assessments.
Video Tutorial Handout Grades 3-5 Math Assessment Nav Tools Grades 6-7 Math Assessment Nav Tools Grade 8 Math Assessment Nav Tools High School Math Assessment Nav Tools (includes Gr. 8 & Alg. I)
Use the MC² Thinking Protocol: Meaningful PARCC Test Prep with electronic PARCC performance-type sample test items regularly (1-2 times per week) that are aligned with the class content. Refer to Sample PARCC Practice Test Item Grade Level Packets below.
Preparing for Spring 2015 PARCC
PARCC Website Resources
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MC² PARCC Resources
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MC² PARCC Practice Test Items with Math Practice 1 Writing Prompts: