2015-2016 NC Final Exams of English I, III, and IV

North Carolina Assessment Specifications

Please review the attached document and information supplied by the NC DPI Accountability Services Division.

The attached NCFE-ELA assessment specification document outlines the purpose of the assessment, the structure of the assessment (e.g., item types, number of items, test sections, test administration time), and percentage of items or score points measuring a specific goal or domain category. The 2015-16 specification document also includes: information about each assessment including the number of operational items for each objective or standard, delivery mode options, and links for supplemental materials and released items.

The specification documents provide a table listing the assessed objectives, objective text and number of operational items per objective.

The 2015-16 specification documents for English I, English III, English IV, is attached to this email. It will be posted to the public NCDPI webpage at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/common-exams/specifications/.

The 2015-16 answer sheets are also available at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/common-exams/answer-sheets/.

Questions may be directed to the Regional Accountability Coordinator (RAC). Contact information for the RACs is available at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/directory/racs.