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The Smarter Balanced Sample Items Website includes newly released questions from the summative assessment, in addition to over 450 items that are currently available. These new sample questions provide examples you can use to understand how test questions are scored and what students need to know and can do.

This training test link has been approved to share and use by the South Dakota Department of Education with permission from the Hawaii Department of Education. To view the Science Alternate Assessment Training Test, log in as a guest user and with a guest session, then click Sign In. Select Grade 5, 8, or 11. Select the Science Alternate Assessment Training Test for your selected grade.

To view the Science Assessment Practice Test, log in to the practice test site and select Grade 5, 8, or 11.

Help Desk Information Template /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-Help-Desk-Template.pdf
Updated June 16, 2020

Before contacting the South Dakota Assessments Help Desk, review this document to confirm the information needed to answer your question in a timely manner. 

Student Interface Overview /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Student-Interface-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This PowerPoint training provides an overview of the Student Interface for Online Testing. After viewing this training, you should be familiar with logging in and selecting a test, test layout and tools, and test navigation.