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Grade 5

Georgia Department of Education
November 2014
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Assessment Guide

Assessment Guide

Georgia Milestones Grade 5 EOG Assessment Guide

THE GEORGIA MILESTONES ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
GEORGIA MILESTONES END-OF-GRADE (EOG) ASSESSMENTS
ASSESSMENT GUIDE

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TESTING SCHEDULE

4

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE DESCRIPTORS
DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND QUESTION CUES

4
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SCORES

7

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)
DESCRIPTION OF TEST FORMAT AND ORGANIZATION
CONTENT MEASURED
GRADE 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA): DOMAIN STRUCTURES AND CONTENT WEIGHTS
ITEM TYPES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA) EXAMPLE ITEMS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA) ADDITIONAL SAMPLE ITEMS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA) ADDITIONAL SAMPLE
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Results of the assessment program are utilized to identify students failing to achieve mastery of content, to provide educators with feedback about instructional practice, and to assist school districts in identifying strengths and weaknesses in order to establish priorities in planning educational programs.
The State Board of Education is required by Georgia law (O.C.G.A. §20-2-281) to adopt assessments designed to measure student achievement relative to the knowledge and skills set forth in the stateadopted content standards. The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) fulfills this requirement and, as a key component of Georgia’s Student Assessment Program, is a comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grade 3 through high school. Georgia Milestones measures how well students have learned the knowledge and skills outlined in the state-adopted content standards in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Students in grades 3–8 take an end-of-grade assessment in each content area, while high school students take an end-of-course assessment for each of the eight courses designated by the State Board of Education. In accordance with
State Board Rule, Georgia Milestones end-of-course measures serve as the final

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