Demystifying the Michigan Merit Exam. October 9, 2006. Agenda. Welcome Purpose ACT and Michigan Developed Overview WorkKeys Overview Sample Items/Processing Debrief Q & A Next Steps Evaluation. Purpose. Provide a clear understanding of the components of the new Michigan Merit Exam
October 9, 2006
Reading – ACT & WorkKeys
Writing – ACT & Social Studies prompt
Math – ACT & WorkKeys
Science – ACT
Items Counted in two Content Areas
Social Studies prompt (SS & ELA)
Selected ACT Science Items
(Math & Science)
Less writing/fewer constructed response items
What’s the Same…
Math – Michigan developed items
Science – Michigan developed Items
Social Studies TestHST … MME
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