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NDSA ELA Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/ND-ELA-Blueprint-Final.pdf
Updated March 30, 2018

NDSA ELA Blueprint

NDSA Math Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/ND-Math-Blueprint-Final.pdf
Updated March 30, 2018

NDSA Math Blueprint

NDSA Proposed Testing Times /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Proposed-Testing-Times_2.7.19.pdf
Updated February 07, 2019
Recommendations for NDSA Testing Times for the Reading, Writing and Math.
NDSA Factsheet 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Factsheet-2018-2019.pdf
Updated March 08, 2019

This factsheet contains important information about the 2018–2019 North Dakota State Assessments (NDSA).

Standard Operating Procedures for Viewing the NDSA 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/SOP-for-Viewing-the-NDSA-2018-2019-11-12-18.pdf
Updated December 06, 2018
The purpose of this document is to provide a Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for districts and schools that receive requests for the viewing the North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA) 2018-2019 for ELA and Mathematics.
NDSA Participation rules and Non-participation codes /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Participation-Requirements-Non-participation-Codes-2018-19.pdf
Updated January 25, 2019
Provides information on participation rules and non-participation codes.
2018-19 Student Report Interpretive Guide ELA /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Student-Report-Interpretive-Guide1.pdf
Updated August 28, 2018
Sample student report interpretive guide.
2018-19 Student Report Interpretive Guide Math /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/ND_ORS_ISR-Math-Guide.pdf
Updated August 29, 2018
Sample student interpretive guide for Math.
2018-2019 TIDE Test Settings Update Process /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/TIDE-Test-Setting-Update-Process-2018-19.pdf
Updated January 15, 2019
Process to update student designated supports and accommodations provisioning in TIDE.
AutoScore FAQ /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/AutoScore_FAQ.pdf

This FAQ covers general information about the autoscoring engine used for the NDSA writing test.

AutoScore Presentation /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Writing-Scoring.pdf
This PowerPoint presentation covers information about the autoscoring engine used for the NDSA writing test.
Grade 3 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-3_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 4 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-4_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 5 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-5_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 6 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-6_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 7 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-7_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 8 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-8_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
These guides provide sample writing responses at a variety of score points, along with explanations of the scores as related to the rubric.  
ND Braille Book Order Form
Updated October 08, 2019

North Dakota Braille Book Order form for ELA, Math, and Science.

NDSA ELA Proficiency Levels /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-ELA-Proficiency-Levels.pdf
Updated September 04, 2018

English Language Arts NDSA Cut Scores

NDSA Math Proficiency Levels /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Math-Proficiency-Levels.pdf
Updated September 04, 2018

Mathematics NDSA Cut Scores

NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 3-5 Informational Prompt /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/InformationalRubric3-5.pdf
NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 3-5 Informational Prompt
NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 3-5 Opinion /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/OpinionRubric3-5.pdf

NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 3-5 Opinion Prompt

NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 6-8, 10 Argumentation Prompt /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/ArgumentationRubric_6-8-10.pdf

NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 6-8, 10 Argumentation Prompt

NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 6-8, 10 Informational Prompt /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/InformationalRubric_6-8-10.pdf
NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 6-8, 10 Informational Prompt
ORS Data Extract Layout /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Datadump-Layout-Updated-05142019.pdf
Updated June 05, 2019

File layout for student results data extract created in ORS.  This layout displays fields names and field descriptions.

Students Being Tested in Outplacement Programs /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Outplacement-statement-for-NDSA-Portal.pdf
Information on students testing in Outplacement Programs.