Brunswick Acres NJ ASK Parent Workshop. February 10, 2011. When?. NJASK 3, 4, 5: May 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 (Grade 4 Science) NJASK 3, 4 5 Make Up Testing: May 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 (Grade 4 Science) . Why?. NCLB (ESEA)- “No Child Left Behind” –2002
February 10, 2011
Write a story about the adventure Katie and Pablo had after they left school.
Expository Writing (Poem Prompt)
(Students first listen to and read the Shel Silverstein poem “Moon-Catchin’ Net”)
Has there ever been something you wanted very much that you may or may not have been able to get? Write about what you wanted. Include the following:
What did you want to have and why did you want this?
If you got it, explain how it happened and why you were successful.
If you didn’t get it, explain why not.
Explain how you might be successful in getting it in the future.
(Leads, Supporting Ideas, Organizations, Grammar, Spelling)
3. On page 14, the school letter states that Spider has been chosen for the spelling bee. Why was he chosen?
A. The teacher thinks Spider wants to be on stage.
B. Spider’s father was in a spelling bee.
C. People know that Spider is brave and clever.
D. Spider spelled every word correctly on the spelling test.
Short Constructed Response (SCR)
Extended Constructed Response (ECR)
A lunch menu has 3 beverage selections: water, juice
and milk. The menu also offers 2 sandwich selections:
turkey and peanut butter. How many different meals of
one beverage and one sandwich are possible?
(correct answer: ?)
A bag contains 5 red marbles, 8 blue marbles, and 7
green marbles. Arturo reaches into the bag and removes
one marble. What is the probability that marble is red?
(correct answers: ?)
Mathematics Curriculum (Investigation)
Sample tests and analyze student data to plan for instructions
Instructional support as needed
Problem of the Day (POD)
Connect to real world
Mad Minute / Rocket Math
Integrate math with science (temperature graph)
Give students ECR as well as SCR questions
Review materials as needed
Kid friendly rubric
Allow students to use various strategies to answer questions
Use rubric to score their response to OE questions
Have students create questions for an answer
Have students answer questions using pictures, numbers and words (if applicable)
Have students find more than one answer for a given problem (making change)
Review materials from the beginning of the year frequently
“state standardized tests New Jersey”
“released NJASK questions”
Thank you for attending the
BA PTO NJ ASK Night!