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.

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

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

    MAP is an adaptive assessment.

    MAP is grade level specific.

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

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    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
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    What is a RIT score? Select all that apply.

    answer choices

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    Rausch Unit

    Percentage of questions correct

    Zone of Proximal Development

    Achievement Level

  • Question 4
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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.

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    True

    False

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

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    True

    False

  • Question 6
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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?

    answer choices

    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
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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.

    answer choices

    Student's economical status

    Student's grade level

    Student's RIT score

    Student's geographical location

    Subject area being tested

  • Question 8
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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?

    answer choices

    The student showed disengagement for a large portion of the assessment.

    The student is not showing progress toward proficiency on the FSA.

    The RIT score does not impact the percentile. Ms. Anderson should only look at the RIT score when determining growth.

    The student did not meet his/her projected RIT causing the percentile to decrease because he/she is not growing at the same rate as the nation.

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