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Introduction to Spring 2020 ISAT Science Assessment /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Introduction-to-Spring-2020-ISAT-Science-Assessments.pdf
Updated November 06, 2019

This document summarizes key aspects of the new ISAT Science assessments.  It identifies the grades that will administer the new summative assessment, how to read the blueprints, the components of a cluster, and how to administer the science interims.

Community Letter - Spring 2020 ISAT Science Assessments /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Community-Letter-ISAT-Science-SY2019-20_Final_NoLetterhead.pdf
Updated March 06, 2020
This letter summarizes key aspects of the new ISAT Science assessments. It can be used to communicate information about the new ISAT Science assessment to parents and guardians. Contents of this letter can be copied and pasted into an email or onto district/school letterhead and mailed to community members.  
Community Slide Deck - Spring 2020 ISAT Science Assessments /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Idaho-Science-Test-Community-SY2019-2020.pdf
Updated March 06, 2020
This slide deck summarizes key aspects of the new ISAT Science assessments. It can be used to present information about the new ISAT Science assessment to parents and guardians. It can also be downloaded and reviewed by community members.  
Idaho Science Specifications - Elementary /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Elementary_School_ISSS_Specs_SY20-21_9.25UPDATE.pdf
Updated September 25, 2020
The Idaho science specifications for science at elementary school are used by professional test developers to create clusters and stand-alones aligned to the ISSS that could appear on the new grade 5 science ISAT. 
Idaho Science Specifications - High School /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/High_School_ISSS_Specs_SY20-21_9.25UPDATE.pdf
Updated September 25, 2020
The Idaho science specifications for science at high school are used by professional test developers to create clusters and stand-alones aligned to the ISSS that could appear on the new grade 11 science ISAT. 
Idaho Science Specifications - Middle School /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Middle_School_ISSS_Specs_SY20-21_9.25UPDATE.pdf
Updated September 25, 2020
The Idaho science specifications for science at middle school are used by professional test developers to create clusters and stand-alones aligned to the ISSS that could appear on the new grade 8 science ISAT. 
ISAT Science Blueprint-Elementary School /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Elementary-ID-Science-Blueprints-Spring-2020-09.18.2019.pdf
Updated September 18, 2019

This document provides the Science Elementary School Blueprint for the 2019-20 adminstration. 

ISAT Science Blueprint-High School /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/High-ID-Science-Blueprints-Spring-2020-09.18.2019.pdf
Updated September 18, 2019

This document provides the Science High School Blueprint for the 2019-20 adminstration. 

ISAT Science Blueprint-Middle School /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Middle-ID-Science-Blueprints-Spring-2020-09.18.2019.pdf
Updated September 18, 2019

This document provides the Science Middle School Blueprint for the 2019-20 adminstration. 

Modeling the Idaho State Science Standards /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Modeling-the-ISSS-v7-01.06.2020.pdf
Updated January 06, 2020
Thorough summary of how the three dimensions form the Idaho State Science Standards. Detailed explanations, charts, and graphs summarizing data for each science domain in the elementary, middle school and high school ISSS.
One Pager - Modeling the ISSS - Elementary /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Modeling-the-ISSS-Elem-One-Pager-v5-01.06.2020.pdf
Updated January 06, 2020
One page (front & back) summary of how the three dimensions form the elementary (grades 3-5) ISSS.
One Pager - Modeling the ISSS - High School /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Modeling-the-ISSS-High-One-Pager-v2-01.06.2020.pdf
Updated January 06, 2020
One page (front & back) summary of how the three dimensions form the high school ISSS.
One Pager - Modeling the ISSS - Middle School /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Modeling-the-ISSS-Middle-One-Pager-v2-01.06.2020.pdf
Updated January 06, 2020
One page (front & back) summary of how the three dimensions form the middle school ISSS.
This slide deck presents important aspects of the new ISAT Science assessments. It can be used to train science educators on the construction of the new ISAT Science assessment. Extensive explanations of how to use students results on interim assessments is also included.