Assessment K-12 Resources

http://www.academicbenchmarks.com/search/ Academic Standards for k-12 for each State

http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/index.asp Content Standards for California Schools k-12

http://4teachers.org/projectbased/24wrt.shtml Writing Checklist for Primary Grades: Categories on this checklist take into account conventions, capitalization rules, punctuation, word use, and ideas. Check off the ones that apply to your current writing project for a customized writing assessment.

http://www.distance-educator.com/dnews/?name=News&file=article&sid=7831 Online Test Prep for California Students:The University of California's College Preparatory Initiative (UCCP) offers free online preparation for tests like the SAT and ACT on aUniversity of California-sponsored Web site.Several Web resources are available to help educators (and their students!) polish their questioning skills.active

http://www.fno.org/nov97/toolkit.html A Questioning Toolkit - Includes descriptions of 17 different question types, such as Probing, Sorting & Sifting, Clarification, and Unanswerable questions.

http://www.fno.org/toolbox.html Filling the Toolbox: Classroom Strategies to Engender Student Questioning Provides example strategies for creating a classroom climate conducive to critical thinking starting with coaching students to ask their own questions.

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