Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments

Interim Assessment Blocks

  • The Interim Assessment Blocks (IABs) focus on a smaller set of related content to provide more detail on the tested contest to provide more detailed information for instructional purposes.

    Interim Assessment Blocks Blueprints
         --Mathematics (July 2017)
         --English Language Arts (July 2017)

Interim Comprehensive Assessments

  • The Interim Comprehensive Assessments (ICAs) assess the same content and standards that are in the summative assessment. The generated reports also use the same scale and claim level detail.

    Smarter Assessment Blueprints


Getting Started with Interim Assessments

  • Introduction to Smarter Interim Assessments

     Title Screen for Administrator Introduction to Interim Assessments                               Title Screen for Teacher Introduction to Interim Assessments
                Administrator Introduction                                                     Teacher Introduction

Smarter Balanced Digital Library

  • Icon of a book inside a blue circle Smarter Balanced provides an online digital library which contains instructional and professional resources for educators. These resources are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and intended to help educators with formative assessment processes. Educators are also able to comment and rate resources.  Click here for more information about Smarter Balanced's Digital Library.

    Contact Assessment Support to request an account for the Digital Library.