Assessment

ELA Assessment Items for Texas and Virginia

Summary: Victory developed passages and items for English Language Arts Assessment for Texas and Virginia. The Victory team wrote passages on a variety of topics appropriate for assessment and of high interest to students. Victory aligned the items to the Common Core State Standards, the Virginia English Standards of Learning, and the Texas Essential Knowledge…

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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure

Summary: Victory is a subcontractor in a five-year project to write, edit, and QC test items for the Massachusetts teacher licensure examination. We also research passages and create final art. In Year 1, Victory’s social studies and ELA content developers selected topics aligned to the Massachusetts Social Studies and ELA Objective standards, writing multiple-choice items…

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Fluency Tutor

Summary: Victory was contracted to write low-level and high-level nonfiction passages, each with Common Core State Standards-aligned questions for struggling readers. Fluency Tutor’s primary tactic is to have struggling readers record their voices as they read, and each Victory passage was vetted with that auditory learning goal in mind. Facts: Developed over 60 nonfiction passage…

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Math High Stakes Item Bank

Summary: In need of a high stakes assessment item bank for the state of Pennsylvania, Client tasked Victory with creating 180 math items for grades 3–5 (60 per grade). Items were written to align to assessment anchors, descriptors, and eligible content of the Pennsylvania Core Standards. Facts: Wrote 180 mathematics high stakes assessment items spanning…

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ELA Formative Item Bank

Summary: In need of a considerable formative assessment item bank, Client tasked Victory with creating hundreds of ELA items. Teachers have the opportunity to hand-pick passage sets from the formative item bank that best serve their assessment needs; every item has been aligned to the Common Core Reading Standards. Although not developed for high-stakes assessment,…

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STAR Math (Spanish)

Summary: The Client needed a thorough revision of existing K–12 Spanish math practice items for bilingual or dual-language programs. Victory’s Spanish editorial and math teams ensured the accuracy of the content, consistency of math terminology, quality of the art, and grade-level appropriateness. Facts: A total of 5,000 multiple-choice items were revised, on time and on…

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Developmental Math Assessments & Lessons

Summary: Victory developed over 7,000 adaptive digital assessment items for the NROC Developmental Math program. This program prepares students in community colleges to take college level math. When students answer a question incorrectly, they are provided with a hint and can try again. If they still answer incorrectly, their next question is an easier question.…

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Algebra 1 Lessons and Assessments

Summary: Victory developed manuscript for two units of an Algebra 1 program. Each unit contained 15 direct-instruction lessons, accompanied by assessment items. Each lesson contained: 1 direct-instruction feature 1 step-by-step worked-out example 1 to 5 supporting images of graphs diagnostic assessment items Facts: Developed 2 units of 15 lessons each Developed approximately 180 assessment items…

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High-Stakes Assessment Translation

Summary: At Victory, our writers and editors apply their pedagogical experience to ensure that high-stakes assessments are appropriate for students’ learning curves at each grade level. Our team’s mastery of cultures and languages makes translation and adaptation from English assessments accurate and efficient, and we also develop original assessments in Spanish. Whether assessing English as…

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Puerto Rico High-Stakes Assessments

Summary: At Victory, our writers and editors apply their pedagogical experience to ensure that high-stakes assessments are appropriate for students’ learning curves at each grade level. Our team’s mastery of cultures and languages makes translation and adaptation from English assessments accurate and efficient, and we also develop original assessments in Spanish. Whether assessing English as…

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