Starting a SBAC, CAST or CAA Session - Which login link to use for Practice and Training Tests, Interim Assessments, and the Summative Test (the real deal) and where to find them

Starting a SBAC, CAST, or CAA Session on Chromebooks - Locating the login link on a Chromebook

CAASPP Portal - The main website for California's SBAC testing with links to Test Administrator logins and resources, including Interim Assessments

Video Tutorials for SBAC - Dan Mosunich and Cheryl Hockett have created tutorial videos to help you login and use the tools in the SBAC assessments.

The Real Test - SBAC, CAST, and CAA

Test Administrator Interface

Test Administrator Interface - TA login for the real test

SBAC and CAST Day of Test Administration Directions - The official 2017 version which includes login directions with screen shots and the script

Practice and Training Tests - SBAC, CAST, and CAA

Test Administrator Practice and Training Site
Test Administrator Practice and Training Login 
- Use when students login with their individual login. Not needed for Guest access. When students login with their individual login, any supports turned on for them should be available.

Classroom Activities and Scoring Guides for the Practice Tests 

Interim Assessments

Test Administrator Interface

To Administer IABs and the SBAC please click "Test Administrator Interface"
 - TA login, same as for the real test. Students use the SBAC shortcut on the desktop or the Chromebook directions to login as they do for the real test.

Interim Assessment Viewing System

To Preview IABs please click "Interim Assessment Viewing System"
- Use your TA login to preview the available interim assessments.

Interim Test Resources 
- User guide, directions for hand scoring, and performance task classroom activities

SBAC, CAST, and CAA Instructional Resources

SBAC Digital Library - AUSD teachers can login to access this site which identifies the best resources for students’ needs and is composed of exemplar resources for instructional practices and professional learning.

Performance Task Writing Rubrics
Argumentative 6th-11th (pdf)
Informative-Explanatory 3rd-5th (pdf)
Narrative 3rd-8th (pdf)
Opinion 3rd-5th (pdf)

SBAC Word Lists - Vocabulary likely to appear on the SBAC

Calculators - New version by Desmos for 2017
4 Function (6th)
Scientific (7th and 8th)
Graphing (high school)

CAST (Science) Reference Sheets
Grade Eight Reference Sheet (PDF)
High School Reference Sheet (PDF)

SBAC Test Structure

Detailed Targeted Standards ELA - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, High School

Detailed Targeted Standards Math3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, High School

SBAC - Information from the California Department of Education on Common Core assessments used in California for Mathematics and English Language Arts

CAASPP Supports

AUSD SBAC Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Form 2016-2017 - AUSD staff use this form to designate the supports needed for an individual student.

Matrix OneMatrix One displays the universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations (embedded and non-embedded) allowed as part of the CAASPP System.

CAASPP Supports - Description of each individual support

CAASPP Support Connections with Regular Instruction - Guide for matching existing classroom accommodations and supports to available CAASPP supports

Accessibility Supports for ELA - One page cheat sheet

Accessibility Supports for Math - One page cheat sheet

Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines - Detailed guidelines for Accessibility Supports for the SBAC

Unlisted Resources - Process for requesting unlisted supports required in a student's IEP

Resources for Special Supports

Glossary Embedded Support

Read Aloud Test Reader


Guidelines for Reading Aloud in Spanish

Translated Directions

Resource for Deciding on Text-to-Speech or Read Aloud

California Alternative Assessment (CAA)

California Science Test (CAST)

Information and resources


DIBELS Parent Letters (Word docs) - K-6 letters for parents explaining their child's DIBELS score

Spanish Versions - K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

Mid-Year - K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Spanish Versions - K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

End-of-Year - K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Spanish Versions - K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

DIBELS Next Benchmark Goals and Cut Points for Risk - This chart can help you judge grade level proficiency and risk.

DIBELS Scoring Practice Videos - Learn to administer DIBELS reading assessments or just refresh your memory.


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