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Student Resources to Prepare for Online Testing

WA Comprehensive Assessment Program




Online Testing Preparation at Home

If you would like to see what an online test looks like, or practice using the tools that are available within the test, click on one of the links below for a document that contains instructions for using available Online Testing training resources.

Links to Online Testing Preparation documents:
Online Testing Preparation English | Online Testing Preparation Spanish

 

The types of sample tests include:

  • Practice Tests (which are full-length samples of tests)
  • Training Tests (which are shorter samples of tests)

Click here to go to the Practice and Training Tests login page on the state's WCAP (WA Comprehensive Assessment Program) website (wa.portal.airast.org).

Correct Answers to Questions on Practice and Training Tests

 

Although student responses are not saved or scored within Practice and Training Tests, in combination with other materials, students can learn from these sample tests by using available answer keys and scoring guides.

 

The website for the Smarter Balanced Consortium contains Scoring Guides for the Practice Tests (a Scoring Guide gives correct answers as well as guidelines as to how more complex questions would be scored).   Scoring Guides for Practice Tests are available at this link.

Training Tests are usually a blend of questions across several grade levels that are extracted from multiple Practice Tests.  For example, you will see that the Training Test available for 3rd grade Math is labeled Grade 3-5 Training Test, therefore may include items from the Practice Tests for grades 3-5.

For your convenience, below are links to the answer keys for the Training Tests.
Each answer key document provides the answers for training tests for all grade levels.
SBA Math Training Test Answer Key
SBA ELA (English Language Arts) Training Test Answer Key
WCAS Science Training Test Answer Key

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