Grades 3-5

DRC/PA Assessments

Summary: For the fourth year in a row, Victory has created high stakes mathematics assessment items for the state of Pennsylvania, working under the auspices of DRC. The items were written to align with the Pennsylvania Core Standards for grades 3, 4, and 5. The items were written with the following constraints: About one third…

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Evaluation Testing System

Summary: Victory developed mathematics high-stakes assessment items for Pearson Education Evaluation Testing Systems. The items developed will be used to measure whether prospective math teachers have the discipline-specific knowledge needed to effectively teach in Massachusetts classrooms at elementary or secondary grade levels. The items were aligned to specific test objectives, each of which encompasses conceptual…

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Spanish Reading Program

Summary: Victory translated, developed, and transadapted a digital and print Spanish Reading Language Arts Grade 5 curriculum program for a major educational publisher. The program included new foundational skills and vocabulary pages that were created by Victory. This content followed an original Spanish language scope and sequence based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills…

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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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EconEdLink Market Research & UX Redesign

Summary: Victory was contracted to conduct a market research study and website redesign for the Council for Economic Education. CEE’s goal was to improve accessibility for instructors and to increase usage on their EconEdLink website, which serves both instructors and students across K-12. Victory assessed CEE’s existing materials with attention to instructional design, user interface…

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Common Core Math Program

Summary: Victory was contracted to conduct a market research study and website redesign for the Council for Economic Education. CEE’s goal was to improve accessibility for instructors and to increase usage on their EconEdLink website, which serves both instructors and students across K-12. Victory assessed CEE’s existing materials with attention to instructional design, user interface…

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Home School Social Studies Alignment (LA, OH, WI, MI, FL)

Summary: Victory was tasked with creating stand-alone lessons to fill gaps in 5 states’ curricula. We analyzed and grouped the states’ standards for grades 1–8, refined the scope and sequence, and wrote 440 2- to 3-page lessons, meeting a tight deadline. The lessons introduced and expanded on social studies concepts of citizenship, government, geography, economics,…

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Spanish Lesson Cards and Assessment Guide

Summary: Victory translated, developed, and transadapted a digital and print Spanish Reading Language Arts Grade 5 curriculum program for a major educational publisher. The program included new foundational skills and vocabulary pages that were created by Victory. This content followed an original Spanish language scope and sequence based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills…

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ELA-Balanced Literacy Sidebars

Summary: Victory was contracted to develop sidebar content for ELL student activities, formative assessments, and vocabulary-building exercises for a Balanced Literacy program. The ELA team developed these sidebars for 6 grade levels, containing 35 weeks within each grade, spanning 6 units. Victory also developed language objective statements for each unit across all grades. Facts: Developed…

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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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