Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career
The name of the assessment.
English Language Arts
This refers to the literacy skills used throughout these PARCC assessments.
The March assessments include the Narrative PBA, Literary Analysis PBA, and The Research Simulation PBA. (RST)
This assessment is taken at the end of the school year in late April, early May.
The larger writing task completed with each performance-based assessment.
Evidence-Based Selected Response (2 part multiple choice)
When a second question on the PARCC is dependent on a student’s answer to the first question.
Technology-Enhanced Constructed Response
A task that requires the students to use technology to capture student comprehension.