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1 ACCOMMODATIONS AND SUPPORTS: TRANSITION FROM STAR TO SBAC List all necessary accommodations (universal tools, designated supports, or accommodations) on the IP. Testing Support-STAR CST CMA Test administration directions that are simplified or clarified (does not apply to test questions) Student marks in test booklet (other than responses) including highlighting Universal Tools STUDNTS Access to the Test Instructions and Help screen at any time Digital epad- Global notes- Highlighter- Strikethrough- Mark for Review- Scratch paper- Supports-SLCTD STUDNTS + IP, 504 Test students in a small group setting Separate Setting- xtra time on a test within a testing day Test individual student separately, provided that a test examiner directly supervises the student Visual magnifying equipment 1 1 Breaks- and (There is no limit on a number of breaks that a student might be given.) 1 1 Separate Setting- Magnification- and ONLY IP and 504 Test (1) ligible students shall be permitted to take the examination/test with accommodations if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. For the STAR Program (CST and STS only) and CLDT, eligible students shall be permitted to take the tests with modifications if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. Universal Tools can be used by all students. Designated Supports can be used by some students. can be used by students with an IP or 504 plan. List necessary accommodation on the IP, regardless of SBAC label. mbedded-tools offered through the SBAC assessment technology platform. Page 1

2 Testing Support-STAR CST CMA Audio amplification equipment 1 1 Universal Tools STUDNTS Volume Control is embedded where applicable Supports-SLCTD STUDNTS + IP, 504 Noise buffers (e.g., individual carrel or study enclosure) 1 1 Separate Setting- Special lighting or acoustics; special or adaptive furniture 1 1 Separate Setting- Colored overlay, mask, or other means to maintain visual attention Manually Coded nglish or American Sign Language to present directions for administration (does not apply to test questions) Student marks responses in test booklet and responses are transferred to a scorable answer document by an employee of the school, district, or nonpublic school Student dictates multiple-choice question responses orally, or in Manually Coded nglish to a scribe, audio recorder, or speech-to-text converter for selected-response items Word processing software with spell and grammar check tools turned off for the essay responses (writing portion of the test) ssay responses dictated orally or in Manually Coded nglish to a scribe, audio recorder, or speech-to-text converter and the student provides all spelling and language conventions Color Contrast- and Color Overlays Translated Test Directions- (For math items) ONLY IP and 504 Scribe- Spell Check- Scribe- Test (1) ligible students shall be permitted to take the examination/test with accommodations if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan for use on the examination, standardized testing, or for use during classroom instruction and assessment. For the STAR Program (CST and STS only) and CLDT, eligible students shall be permitted to take the tests with modifications if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. Universal Tools can be used by all students. List necessary accommodation on the IP, regardless of SBAC label. mbedded-tools offered through the SBAC assessment technology platform. Page 2

3 Test (1) Testing Support-STAR CST CMA Assistive device that does not interfere with the independent work of the student on the multiple-choice and/or essay responses (writing portion of the test) Universal Tools STUDNTS Supports-SLCTD STUDNTS + IP, 504 ONLY IP and 504 Devices are under review for certification Braille transcriptions provided by the test contractor Braille Large-print versions or test items enlarged (not duplicated) to a font size larger than that used on large print versions Test over more than one day for a test or test part to be administered in a single sitting Breaks- and Supervised breaks within a section of the test Breaks- and Administration of the test at the most beneficial time of day to the student Magnification- xpandable passages- Zoom- Separate Setting- Test administered at home or in hospital by a test examiner Separate Setting- Manually Coded nglish or American Sign Language to present test questions and answer options Test questions and answer options read aloud to student or used audio CD presentation Calculator on the mathematics tests Calculator on the science tests 2 Grade 5 only Calculator- (For calculator allowed items only) Text-Speech- (LA Items-not passages and Math Items) or Read Aloud- American Sign Language- (LA listening and Math items) Text-Speech- (for LA reading passages grades 6-8 and 11) or Read Aloud- Calculator- (For calculator allowed items only) ligible students shall be permitted to take the examination/test with accommodations if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. For the STAR Program (CST and STS only) and CLDT, eligible students shall be permitted to take the tests with modifications if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. Universal Tools can be used by all students. Designated Supports can be used by some students. can be used by students with an IP or 504 plan. List necessary accommodation on the IP, regardless of SBAC label. mbedded-tools offered through the SBAC assessment technology platform. Page

4 Test (1) Testing Support-STAR CST CMA Arithmetic table or formulas (not provided) on the mathematics tests Dictionary Arithmetic table or formulas (not provided) on the science tests Math manipulatives on the mathematics tests 2 Universal Tools STUDNTS nglish Dictionary- and (for LA performance task full writes) Supports-SLCTD STUDNTS + IP, 504 Bilingual Dictionary- (For LA performance task full writes) ONLY IP and 504 Multiplication Table (for Math items beginning in grade 4) Math tools- (protractor and ruler) Scratch paper (Graph paper is required beginning in 6 th grade and can be used on all math assessment) Math manipulatives on the science tests 2 Word processing software with spell and grammar check tools enabled on the essay responses writing portion of test ssay responses dictated orally, in Manually Coded nglish, or in American Sign Language to a scribe audio recorder, or speech-to-text converter (scribe provides spelling, grammar, and language conventions) Assistive device that interferes with the independent work of the student on the multiple-choice and/or essay responses Spell Check- (for LA items) Scribe Speech to Text Devices are under review for certification ligible students shall be permitted to take the examination/test with accommodations if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan for use on the examination, standardized testing, or for use during classroom instruction and assessment. For the STAR Program (CST and STS only) and CLDT, eligible students shall be permitted to take the tests with modifications if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. Universal Tools can be used by all students. List necessary accommodation on the IP, regardless of SBAC label. mbedded-tools offered through the SBAC assessment technology platform. Page 4

5 Testing Support-STAR CST CMA Additional supervised breaks within a testing day or following each section (STAR) within a test part provided that the test section is completed within a testing day. A test section is identified by a STOP at the end of it. nglish learners (Ls) may have the opportunity to be tested separately with other Ls provided that the student is directly supervised by an employee of the school who has signed the test security affidavit and the student has been provided such a flexible setting as part of his/her regular instruction or assessment. Additional supervised breaks within a testing day or following each section (STAR) within a test part provided that the test section is completed within a testing day. A test section is identified by a STOP at the end of it. nglish learners (Ls) may have the opportunity to be tested separately with other Ls provided that the student is directly supervised by an employee of the school who has signed the test security affidavit and the student has been provided such a flexible setting as part of his/her regular instruction or assessment. Access to translation glossaries/word lists (nglish-toprimary language). Glossaries/word lists shall not include definitions or formulas. Universal Tools STUDNTS Breaks- and (There is no limit on a number of breaks that a student might be given.) Breaks- and (There is no limit on a number of breaks that a student might be given.) nglish Glossary- Thesaurus- Supports-SLCTD STUDNTS + IP, 504 Separate Setting- Separate Setting- Translation Glossary- (Math items only) ONLY IP and 504 Test (1) ligible students shall be permitted to take the examination/test with accommodations if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. For the STAR Program (CST and STS only) and CLDT, eligible students shall be permitted to take the tests with modifications if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. Universal Tools can be used by all students. Designated Supports can be used by some students. can be used by students with an IP or 504 plan. List necessary accommodation on the IP, regardless of SBAC label. mbedded-tools offered through the SBAC assessment technology platform. Page 5

6 Testing Support- W with SBAC CST CMA Universal Tools STUDNTS Masking NA NA Masking- Turn off any Universal Tools NA NA Supports SLCTD STUDNTS + IP, 504 Turn off any Universal Tools- ONLY IP and 504 Closed Captioning NA NA Closed captioning- Abacus NA NA Abacus- Alternate Response Options NA NA Alternate Response Options- Print on Demand NA NA Print on demand- Test (1) ligible students shall be permitted to take the examination/test with accommodations if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan for use on the examination, standardized testing, or for use during classroom instruction and assessment. For the STAR Program (CST and STS only) and CLDT, eligible students shall be permitted to take the tests with modifications if specified in the eligible student s IP or Section 504 plan. Universal Tools can be used by all students. List necessary accommodation on the IP, regardless of SBAC label. mbedded-tools offered through the SBAC assessment technology platform. Page 6

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