Teaching Resources

Lay the groundwork for effective instruction and guide your students to develop the skills they need to succeed using these resources.

Skills Students Need to Pass

Also known as Performance Level Descriptors or PLDs, see exactly what skills students need to demonstrate to attain each score level.

How-to-Guides for Supporting Students

Print-ready guides that provide step-by-step instructions complete with screenshots.

Assessment Guide for Educators

This resource takes a deep dive into what’s assessed in the four content areas, question types, scoring, and more. You can download the entire Guide below, or you can choose to download the individual content areas.

Complete Assessment Guide for Educators

Assessment Guide Introduction

Assessment Guide - Mathematical Reasoning

Assessment Guide - Reasoning Through Language Arts

Assessment Guide - Social Studies