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Estimated Testing Times /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/estimated-testing-times_16-17.pdf
This is the Estimated Testing Times document.
ELA – Interim Assessement Blocks Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELA-Interim_Assessment_Blocks_Blueprint_16-17.pdf
Math – Interim Assessement Blocks Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/Math_Interim_Assessment_Blocks_Blueprint_16-17.pdf
Interim Assessement Block Blueprints
Multiplication Table /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MULTIPLICATION-TABLE-1-9.pdf
This single digit (1-9) multiplication table is a non-embedded accommodation for Grade 4 math items and above.  This is to be used only for students with a documented and persistent calculation disability (i.e., dyscalculia).  This can be printed for students requiring this accommodation.
Simplified Test Directions /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/guidelines-for-simplified-test-directions.pdf
The designated support for simplified test directions allows the test administrator to simplify or paraphrase the test directions found in the test administration manual according to the Simplified Test Directions Guidelines. Students who need additional support understanding the test directions may benefit from this resource. This designated support may require testing in separate setting to avoid distracting other test takers.
Simplifed Test Directions /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/0021326-guidelines-for-simplified-test-directions.pdf
Updated January 22, 2018
Online, Summative Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD_Online_Sp18_-ELA-Math-TAM_Final-.pdf
Updated February 21, 2018
Online, Summative Test Administrator Script /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD_Online_Sp18_-TAScript_Final.pdf
Test Administration Checklists /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD_Online_Sp18_-TAChecklists_Final.pdf
Updated January 30, 2018

The Online, Summative, Test Administration Manual (TAM) provides districts with all policies and requirements governing administration of the South Dakota Smarter Balanced online, Summative assessment. The TAM is required reading for all District Test Coordinators, School Test Coordinators, and School Test Administrators who will be administering tests in 2017-2018 school year.

The Test Administrator (TA) Script provides the TA with information that can be easily referenced and printed during the day of test administration. It includes the TA script that must be read aloud and login procedures for students taking the online, Summative assessment.The TA Script is only one section of the Online, Summative, Test Administration Manual. See Section 10.0 Day of Test Administration (TA Script) of the Online, Summative Test Administration Manual. Note: Test Administrators may also need to provide the 100s Table and/or Multiplication Table from the portal for students who have this documented need during testing.

The Simplified Test Directions is a designated support that allows Test Administrators to simplify or paraphrades the test directions found in the Online TAM or TA Script according to the Simplified Test Directions Guidelines. Use of this support might require a separate test setting.

District, School, and Test Administrators/Teachers can use the Online, Summative, Test Administration Checklists to prepare for online testing. 

ELA Paper, Summative Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD_Paper_Sp-18_ELA-TAM_Final.pdf
Updated January 22, 2018
Math Paper, Summative Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD_Paper_Sp-18_Math-TAM_Final.pdf
Updated January 22, 2018
The Paper, Summative Test Administration Manual (TAM) provides districts with all policies and requirements governing administration of the South Dakota Smarter Balanced paper, summative assessment. ELA and Math each have their own manuals. The TAM is required reading for all District Test Coordinators, School Test Coordinators, and School Test Administrators who will be administering tests for the 2017-2018 school year.
Test Security Incident Log /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/Test-Security-Incident-Log.xlsx
Updated August 24, 2018
This is the Test Security Incident Log.
Arabic Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Arabic.pdf
Arabic Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Arabic.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Dakota Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Dakota.pdf
Dakota Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Dakota.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Cantonese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Cantonese.pdf
Cantonese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Cantonese.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Filipino (Tagalog & Ilokano) Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Filipino_Tagalog_Ilokano.pdf
Filipino (Tagalog & Ilokano) Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Filipino_Tagalog_Ilokano.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
French Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_French.pdf
French Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_French.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Haitian Creole Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_HaitianCreole.pdf
Haitian Creole Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_HaitianCreole.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Hmong Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Hmong.pdf
Hmong Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Hmong.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Japanese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Japanese.pdf
Japanese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Japanese.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Korean Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Korean.pdf
Korean Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Korean.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Lakota Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Lakota.pdf
Lakota Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Lakota.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Mandarin Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Mandarin.pdf
Mandarin Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Mandarin.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Punjabi Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Punjabi.pdf
Punjabi Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Punjabi.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Russian Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Russian.pdf
Russian Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Russian.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Somali Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Somali.pdf
Somali Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Somali.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Spanish Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Spanish.pdf
Spanish Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Spanish.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Ukrainian Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Ukrainian.pdf
Ukrainian Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Ukrainian.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Vietnamese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Vietnamese.pdf
Vietnamese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Vietnamese.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Yup’ik Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Yupik.pdf
Yup’ik Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Yupik.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.
Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/UAAGuidelines-SD-2019_Final.pdf
Updated October 11, 2018
The Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines provide districts and schools guidance for making decisions about best use of tools available for administering the 2018-19 Smarter Balanced Assessments to all students.
100s Number Table /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Hundreds-Number-Table.pdf
This resource may be used as a non-embedded accommodation on the Smarter Balanced mathematics assessment.  Students using this accommodation should have a documented need in their IEP or 504 plan.
2017-2018 Smarter Balanced Operational Assessment Updates /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/2017-2018-Smarter-Balanced-Updates.pptx
This presentation outlines updates of Smarter Balanced Interims and Summative assessments for the 2017-2018 administration.
Burmese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet - ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Burmese.pdf
Burmese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet - Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Burmese.pdf
This document provides the translations of the test directions. A bi-literate student or adult can read these directions in conjunction with the online Smarter Balanced test. This document contains the English message observed on the computer screen followed by the translation.