NORTH CAROLINA END-OF-GRADE READING COMPREHENSION TESTS GRADES 3–8
Test Specifications for End-of-Grade (EOG) Grades 3-8 English Language Arts/Reading and End-of-Course (EOC) English II Assessments (Revised March 2015)
Test specification information for the EOG Grades 3-8 English Language Arts/Reading and EOC English II assessments aligned to the NC Standard Course of Study in English Language Arts is available. Information on the prioritization of the standards, cognitive rigor, item complexity, item types, assessment delivery modes and number of items per standard is included.
Released Forms of the End-of-Grade and End-of-Course Assessments
Released forms of the End of Course (EOC) assessments for English II, Math I, and Biology are available. Released forms of the End of Grade (EOG) assessments in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science are available. The forms are available on the current released forms web page.
Achievement Level Information
Publications regarding Achievement Levels 1-5 for the End-of-Grade Tests
Assessment Briefs and other publications that contain information about the North Carolina End-of-Grade tests of reading comprehension
Understanding the Individual Student Report Documents (UISRs)
A Web page containing all of the UISRs for the North Carolina Testing Program.
End-of-Grade Tests: Number of Items and Total Test Time (Minutes)
- Grades 3-8 (pdf, 45kb)
North Carolina Testing Code of Ethics, Testing Security Protocol and Procedures for North Carolina School Personnel publication, and the Proctor's Guide
Test Development Process
Information on the test development process for state multiple-choice tests and information for potential item writers and reviewers
- English Language Arts Curriculum
North Carolina Standard Course of Study (Content Standards) for English Language Arts
- NAEP Sample Selections and Items
NAEP site containing over 100 multiple-choice and open-ended reading comprehension items and selections. These items are not directly aligned to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, but they are high quality items that may be useful to educators.
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