In Nevada all students in grades 3 through 8 are required to take a summative assessment. The summative assessments align to the Nevada Academic Content Standards (NVACS). The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) provides Nevada’s criterion-referenced examinations in English Language Arts/ Literacy and Mathematics.

How to Support this Student’s ELA Skills

AdLit.org – This site provides a variety of resources for parents and students in grades 4-12; including, author interviews, themes booked lists and video clips. http://adlit.org

NEWSELA – This site provides access to high interest nonfiction articles. Each article is available in five different reading levels. https://newsela.com

Parent Roadmaps – This site provides detailed information for parents regarding the expectations and trajectory in grades K-12. http://www.cgcs.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=366


How to Support this Student’s Mathematics Skills

Illustrative Mathematics – This site provides mathematical tasks and task solutions. Additionally, there are videos illustrating the Mathematical practices. www.illustrativemathematics.org

Illuminations – This site provides mathematics lesson plans, activities, computer games, puzzles, and mobile apps. http://illuminations.nctm.org

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - This site provides interactive mathematics learning tools for grades Pk-12. Additionally, there are activities and parent/teacher guides. http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html