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ELA ICA Blueprint
Updated September 17, 2019
ELA IAB Blueprint
Updated September 17, 2019
Math ICA Blueprint
Updated September 17, 2019
Math IAB Blueprint
Updated September 17, 2019

These documents provide the blueprints for the Interim Assessment Block (IAB) assessments and Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA) assessments. Other materials used in the process of developing the Smarter Balanced assessment system can be found here: http://www.smarterbalanced.org/assessments/development/.

Online, Summative Test Administration Manual (TAM) /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Online-Summative-TAM-FINAL.pdf
Updated February 06, 2020
Online, Summative Test Administrator Script /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Online-Summative-Proctor-Script-FINAL.pdf
Updated February 07, 2020
Test Administration Checklist /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Online-Summative-Checklists-FINAL.pdf
Updated February 07, 2020
Simplifed Test Directions /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/guidelines-for-simplified-test-directions.pdf

The Online, Summative, Test Administration Manual (TAM) provides districts with all policies and requirements governing administration of the South Dakota Smarter Balanced and South Dakota  Science online, Summative assessments. The TAM is required reading for all all districtand school-level users who will be administering tests in 2019-2020 school year.

The Online, Summative Proctor (PR) Script provides the PR with information that can be easily referenced and printed during the day of test administration. It includes the PR script that must be read aloud and login procedures for students taking the online, Summative assessment.The PR Script is only one section of the Online, Summative, Test Administration Manual.

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

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

Tools, Supports, and Accommodations (TSA) Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Tools-Supports-and-Accommodations-TSA-Guidelines.pdf
Updated November 22, 2019

The Tools, Supports, and Accommodations Guidelines (TSA) provide districts and schools guidance for making decisions about best use of tools designated supports, and accommodations for administering the South Dakota English Language Arts (ELA), Math and Science assessments to all students.

Estimated Testing Times /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/estimated-testing-times_16-17.pdf
This is the Estimated Testing Times document.
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.
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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Arabic.pdf
Arabic Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Dakota.pdf
Dakota Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Cantonese.pdf
Cantonese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Filipino_Tagalog_Ilokano.pdf
Filipino (Tagalog & Ilokano) Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_French.pdf
French Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_HaitianCreole.pdf
Haitian Creole Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_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 – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Hmong.pdf
Hmong Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_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 – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Japanese.pdf
Japanese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Korean.pdf
Korean Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Lakota.pdf
Lakota Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Mandarin.pdf
Mandarin Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Punjabi.pdf
Punjabi Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Russian.pdf
Russian Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Somali.pdf
Somali Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Spanish.pdf
Spanish Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_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 – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_Ukrainian.pdf
Ukrainian Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Vietnamese.pdf
Vietnamese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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 – Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Yupik.pdf
Yup’ik Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet – ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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.
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 - Math /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/MathTestAdministrationDirections_Burmese.pdf
Burmese Translated Test Direction Resource Sheet - ELA /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/ELATestAdministrationDirections_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.
Summative ISR Interpretive Guide - S'Gaw Karen Translation /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-S_Gaw-Karen-Interpretive-Guide.pdf
Updated March 01, 2019

The interpretive guide and the Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs) for the summative ISRs tranlsated into S'Gaw Karen.