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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.
These are the Performance Task Writing rubrics for practice tests.

These resources contain the annotated anchor papers for the practice test Performance Tasks:

  • Grade 3 - ELA Annotated Anchor Paper - Astronaunts
  • Grade 4 - ELA Annotated Anchor Paper - Animal Surroundings
  • Grade 5 - ELA Annotated Anchor Paper - Service Animals 
  • Grade 6 - ELA Annotated Anchor Paper - Robots 
  • Grade 8 - ELA Annotated Anchor Paper - Penny