LEAP. Louisiana Educational Assessment Program. What is LEAP?. The LEAP test is given to all 4th and 8th graders to see how well they have mastered the state content standards. Students are tested in all major subject areas—Math, ELA, Science, and Social Studies.
Louisiana Educational Assessment Program
Students must score a minimum combination of Approaching Basic and Basic
(or higher) in Math and ELA.
How can you correct the following sentence?
A. Change Me and my mom to My mom and I
Where would you look to find the definition of a word?
c. Table of Content
d. Title Page
Correct the following sentence.
Sal bringed his sticker collection to show at school.
a. Sal brang his sticker collection.
b. Sal are bringing his sticker collection.
c. Sal brought his stickers collection.
d. There are no errors.
C. Sal brought his sticker collection
Correct the following sentence:
C. Change cityes to cities
Read the paragraph and answer the questions.
Dear Aunt Marge,
Thank you for remembering my birthday. The puppet kit you sent me is a lot of fun. So far, I have made a dragon puppet. I have also made a princess puppet. My brother and I put on a puppet show for mom. However, when our kitten would not stop attacking the dragon, we had to stop the performance due to laughter.
How could the third and fourth sentences best be combined?
a. So far I have made a dragon puppet, and so far I have also made a princess puppet.
b. So far I have made a dragon, also a princess puppet.
c. So far, I have made a dragon and princess puppet.
d. So far I also have made a princess and a dragon puppet.
C. So far, I have made a dragon and princess puppet.
There will be 50 multiple choice
questions and 4 open-ended questions.
The test challenges students to expand their thinking in social studies and to become accomplished problem solvers and informed decision makers.
The test contains a broad and challenging range of items, including constructed-response items.
The Social Studies test consists of two major parts:
Section 1- 50 multiple choice problems.
Section 2- 4 constructive response tasks or questions
Capital resources are needed to produce goods and services. Which of these is a capital resource that is needed to manufacture an automobile?
a. Iron ore
b. Factory worker
c. Welding machine
C. Welding machine
The United States bought Louisiana from France in 1803. Which of the following statements about the Louisiana Purchase is not true?
a. The land deal gave the U.S. control of New Orleans and the Mississippi River.
b. Thomas Jefferson was the U.S. President who agreed to make the deal.
c. The U.S. nearly doubled in land size because of the land purchase.
d. A war broke out between the U.S. and France after the deal was signed.
D. A war broke our between the U.S. and France after the deal was signed.
Which of these items might have been found in colonial times?
a. A butter churn and a gas stove.
b. A birch broom and a freezer
c. A wooden stool and a spinning wheel
d. A typewriter and a quill pen
C. A wooden stool and a spinning wheel
A map key tells what each symbol on a map represents. What is another name for a map key?
a. A scale
b. A legend
c. A compass rose
d. A grid
B. A legend
How can parents help?
This year the test will be given:
March 19 (Phase 1)
ELA – Writing ~ Math – Constructed Response
April 8-11 (Phase 2)
I feel sleepy. I think I ate too much!
not too much to eat!!!
11. Help your child keep the test in perspective. It’s one indication of student achievement– not the measure by how we determine whether or not your child is worthy.
12. Be your child’s number one achievement cheerleader!!!
A practice test will be used prior to the LEAP test in class.
One writing prompt has been sent to the state department and graded. Another writing prompt will be sent within the month.
The high-stakes testing policy can be accessed at www.louisianaschools.net under Testing.
Good Luck to all!!!