Standardized Testing Dates for 2016-2017 

Grades 3-5 - ELA MCAS  
                           May 2, 3, and 4, 2017 
                           Rescheduled to: APRIL 11, 12, and 13

Grade 6 -  ELA MCAS  

                   APRIL 11 and 12, 2017

Grades 3-6 - Mathematics MCAS 2.0
                               May 10 and 11, 2017

Grade 5 only- Science Technology and Engineering MCAS
                              May 16 and 17, 2017

Click below for an update on testing- 
Spring 2017 Testing Update from Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
The 2016 Report Card will be posted when available for release from the 
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. 

The  link below will take you to the DESE website--2015 Quashnet School PARCC/MCAS Results. At this site you can click on other categories shown in the column on the left of the page to gather more information as well as the tabs across the top.  


By clicking on the link below you can search (released) PARCC questions. 
Reviewing each question and answer with your child 
is a very beneficial activity both for the student and parent.   

Common Vocabulary used in Assessments:
Analyze: to separate into parts and explain
Argue: to prove points by using facts
Cause and Effect: to tell what happened and why
Cite: to quote as an example
Compare and Contrast: to find the similarities and differences
Convey: to carry out or transfer information
Criticize and Evaluate: to find the strengths and weaknesses
Decide: to make a choice
Define: to explain exactly what something means
Describe and Discuss: to tell all you know
Draw: to come to a conclusion
Explain: to tell how and why
Express: to make your opinion or feelings known
Generalize: to summarize without going into details
Identify: to recognize and explain
Illustrate: to give examples
Interpret: to explain the meaning in your own words
Justify: to argue in support of something
List: to write a series of names, phrases, or numbers in a row
Paraphrase: to restate the meaning in your own words
Point out: to show an exact detail or meaning
Prove: to show correctness by using fact
Respond: to give an answer
Review: to reexamine the main points or highlights of something
Show: to give information
State: to express in words
Summarize: to pull together the main point
Support: to provide evidence
Tell: to say or make known in words
Trace: to list chronologically in order

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