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Welcome to LEAP Parent Night. Harold Keller Elementary January 16, 2014. LEAP Given in grades 4, 8, 10, and 11 High stakes test- Students must pass (according to state standards) to be considered for promotion. Written Response Short Answer Multiple Choice Not Timed .

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welcome to leap parent night

WelcometoLEAP Parent Night

Harold Keller Elementary

January 16, 2014

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LEAP

  • Given in grades 4, 8, 10, and 11
  • High stakes test- Students must pass (according to state standards) to be considered for promotion.
  • Written Response
  • Short Answer
  • Multiple Choice
  • Not Timed
leap 21 achievement levels
LEAP 21 Achievement Levels
  • Advanced: Student has demonstrated superior performance. (ELA 82%, Math 84%)
  • Mastery: Student has demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter and is well prepared for the next level of schooling. (ELA 71%, Math 74%)
  • Basic: Student has demonstrated only the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for the next level of schooling. (ELA 60%, Math 63%)
  • Approaching Basic: Student only partially demonstrated the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for the next level for schooling. (ELA 53%, Math 56%)
  • Unsatisfactory: Student has not demonstrated the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for the next level of schooling.
writing and math constructed response march 18 2014 leap spring test april 7 th 10 th
Writing and Math Constructed Response: March 18, 2014LEAP Spring Test: April 7th-10th

Grade 4 Promotion Standards

  • Pass academically- On level in reading and math with a minimum D average and pass two other subjects
  • Attendance
  • Basic/Basic combination in LEAP 21 English Language Arts & Mathematics tests

Did Not Meet Promotion Standards

Summer School and Retest

Mandatory for waivers or appeals

Did Not Meet Promotion Standards

Meets

Promotion

Standards

Student Promoted to

5th Grade

Student Repeats 4th Grade

english language arts
English Language Arts

Phase I - Writing (March 18th):

  • Composition (100 – 150 words) –Responding to 1-2 given passages
  • Proofreading - 8 Multiple Choice Items

Phase II - Reading and Responding (April 7th):

  • 4 reading selections (fiction, nonfiction, and poetry)
  • 20 Multiple Choice Items
  • 8 Short Answer Items

Phase II - Information Resources (April 7th):

  • 4-6 References

(articles, parts of a book, visual aids, computer information)

  • 5 Multiple Choice Items
  • 2 Short Answer Items
mathematics
Mathematics
  • Phase I - (March 18th)
  • 3 Constructed Response Items (Calculator)
  • Phase II - (April 8th)
  • Multiple Choice
  • 36 Word Problems (Non-calculator)
  • 24 Word Problems (Calculator)
science
Science

Phase II – April 9th

Part A: 40 Multiple Choice Items

4 Short Answer Items

Part B: Comprehensive Scientific Task

(3 Short Answer Items & 1 Essay)

social studies
Social Studies

Phase II – April 10th

Part A: 25 Multiple Choice Items

Part B: 25 Multiple Choice Items

Part C: 4 Constructed Response Items

parents role in leap preparation
Parents’ Role in LEAP Preparation

•ENCOURAGE your child.

•Provide a study spot with a dictionary, thesaurus,

ruler, and calculator.

•Read silently and orally with your child.

•Check written responses.

•Check explanations of math problems.

•Emphasize importance of listening, participating,

and cooperating with the teacher.

•Hold your child accountable for LEAP practice

materials, activities, and homework.

•MAKE SURE THAT YOUR CHILD IS HERE AND

ON TIME EVERYDAY!

school s role in leap preparation
School’s Role in LEAP Preparation

Whole Group:

Individual Goal Setting

Leveled Groups

English Language Arts:

Read 180

Title 1 Tutoring Groups

Weekly Small Groups

Thursday Study Hall

Computer Stations

Math:

Title 1 Tutoring Groups

Daily Small Groups

Thursday Study Hall

Weekly Stations

Practice LEAP Packets

i nternet resources for parents
Internet Resources for Parents

Class Website: http://www.kellerfourthgrade.wikispaces.com

http://www.corestandards.org

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_4th_lang.htm

http://www.studyjams.com

http://www.louisianapass.org/

http://www.photographicvr.com/leap4fun/

http://www.charliefrench.com/

http://www.studyzone.org

http://www.mathslice.com/mathmocktest.php

http://www.louisianabelieves.com

http://www.cgcs.org