NWEA MAP Pre-Test
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• Question 1
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What makes NWEA MAP assessments different from previous district-created common assessments and FSA? Select all that apply.

MAP is a criterion-referenced test that shows mastery of specific standards.

MAP is a norm-referenced test that measures student skills.

• Question 2
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MAP is considered an adaptive assessment. Select all the statements that are true.

Students always start at the norm grade level RIT for each testing term.

Test will adapt the difficulty of the questions based on how the student answers.

First time students take MAP they will start at the norm grade level RIT, after that students will start at the RIT they scored from the previous term.

MAP is grade level specific and will only ask questions within the difficulty of the students grade level standards.

• Question 3
60 seconds
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What is a RIT score? Select all that apply.

Rausch Unit

Percentage of questions correct

Zone of Proximal Development

Achievement Level

• Question 4
60 seconds
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True or False. A student's RIT score indicates the level at which the student was answering questions correctly 50% of the time.

True

False

• Question 5
60 seconds
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True or False. NWEA MAP RIT score ranges are grade specific.

True

False

• Question 6
60 seconds
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NWEA MAP provides normative data on the average RIT score per grade level. Why should users be cautious when using this normative data in comparison to FSA?

MAP results cannot be used to predict student performance on FSA.

MAP is a norm-referenced test whereas FSA is criterion-referenced.

MAP grade level mean RIT is set at the 50th percentile. Students in 50th percentile do not consistently score proficient on the FSA.

MAP measures skills across all grade levels, whereas FSA measures mastery of grade level standards.

• Question 7
60 seconds
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NWEA provides growth norms to compare a student's observed growth to a national comparison group. What factors are used when determining a student's projected RIT? Select all that apply.

Student's economical status

Student's RIT score

Student's geographical location

Subject area being tested

• Question 8
60 seconds
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Ms. Anderson noticed that her students overall percentile decreased from the Fall to Winter administration, even though the students RIT score improved. Why did this occur?