Description of Smarter Balanced Core Components
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This resource describes the components of the Smarter Balanced System, including the End of Year and Interim Assessments and the Formative Assessment Tools found in the digital library.
A related resource displays a table of estimated testing times for the summative assessment. Please note that the assessment is designed as an untimed test.
Click the links for updated ELA/Literacy and Math summative assessment blueprints.
This document on the Smarter Balanced core components provides a useful summary of the what and why of the Smarter Balanced System.