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

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.  
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/ORS-Data-Extract-.pdf
Updated May 07, 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.