Middle School ELA Curriculum-based Assessment Dates 2012-2013
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I. Middle School English Language Arts Curriculum-based Assessment Dates 2012-2013 (RRISD Curriculum-based Assessment Tests are structured to reflect the increased rigor of the TEKS and variety of genres reflected on the STAAR Test).

MS I CBA WINDOWS 2012 (ELA 6, 7, & 8):
Print Scantrons Window: October 18 - October 19
Student Test Window: October 22 - October 26
Score and Scan Window: October 29 - November 9. The final day to scan is November 9.
ELA/R Combination Test
R/W multiple choice for grades 6, 7, 8
Essays for grades 6, 7, 8
  • Grade 6 Composition - Personal Narrative with Extension
  • Grade 7 Composition - Personal Narrative with Extension
  • Grade 8 Composition - Expository
Short Answers (SAs) will be provided to all three grade levels to use as instructional tools, but they will not be formally scored for benchmark purposes.

MS II CBA WINDOWS 2012 (ELA 6, 7, & 8):
Print Scantrons Window: January 24 - January 25
Student Test Window: January 28 - February 1
Score and Scan Window: February 4 - February 15 The final day to scan is February 15.
ELA/R Combination
R/W multiple choice for grades 6, 7, 8
Essays for grades 6, 7, 8
  • Grade 6 Composition - Expository
  • Grade 7 Composition - Expository
  • Grade 8 Composition - Literary (in preparation for high school)
Short Answers (SAs) will be provided to all three grade levels to use as instructional tools, but they will not be formally scored for benchmark purposes.

High School English Curriculum-based Assessment Dates 2012-2013
II. High School English Curriculum-based Assessment Dates 2012-2013 (RRISD Curriculum-based Assessment Tests are structured to reflect the increased rigor of the TEKS and variety of genres reflected on the STAAR Test).

HS I CBA WINDOWS 2012 (ENGLISH I, II, & III):
Print Scantrons Window: October 25 - October 26
Student Test Window: October 29 - November 9
Score and Scan Window: November 12-30 Final day to scan is November 30.
ELA/R Combination
R/W multiple choice for English I, II, III
Short Answers (SAs) for English I, II, and III
Composition prompts will be provided to use as instructional tools, but they will not be formally scored for benchmark purposes.

HS II CBA WINDOWS 2012 (ENGLISH I and II ONLY):
Print Scantrons: January 31 - February 1
Student Test Window: February 4 - February 15 (students will test in this period)
Score and Scan Window: February 18 - March 1 The Final day to scan is March 1.
R/W multiple choice for English I and II ONLY
Composition for English I & II ONLY
  • English I Compositions - Literary and Expository
  • English II Compositions - Expository and Persuasive
  • Short answers (SAs) will be provided to use as instructional tools, but they will not be formally scored for benchmark purposes.

HS II CBA WINDOWS 2012 (ENGLISH III ONLY):
Print Scantrons Window: January 17 - January 18
Student Test Window: January 22 - February 1 (students will test in this period)
Score and Scan Window: February 4 - February 15 The Final day to scan is February 15.
R/W multiple choice for English I and II ONLY
Composition for English IIII ONLY
  • English III Composition - Narrative (accountability measures fall under TAKS, the test prior to STAAR)
Short answers (SAs) will be provided to use as instructional tools, but they will not be formally scored for benchmark purposes